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Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy to Senate: You Better Not Add Ex-Im Bank to Highway Bill

In the past week, House Ways and Means Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) and House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) have shown great resolve in passing an extension to the highway bill clean of all Ex-Im Bank extensions.  Chairman...Show More Summary

Momentum for austerity is fading, but that doesn't mean Republicans are abandoning it

New budget chair Tom Price, same old destructive ideas. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) isn't the chairman of the House Budget Commitee anymore, having moved on to a more and powerful position as Ways and Means chair, but his destructive policy vision for the country's well-being lives on. Show More Summary

We Could Be Headed for Another Government Shutdown

Time: “You might have thought the threat of another shutdown was shelved last year when congressional Budget Committee Chairs Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray came to a two-year bipartisan deal to fund the government. But the new Republican [...]

House GOP working to extend highway funding to end of year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressman Paul Ryan says House Republicans are working on a package to extend highway funding through the end of the year. The federal government is scheduled to run out of money to repair the nation's roads and bridges at the end of July, at the height of construction season.

New ACA Lie: 'It Will Collapse Under Its Own Weight'

As Paul Ryan demonstrated during his appearance on CBS' Face the Nation Sunday, conservatives are just about out of ACA talking points now. We've gone from death panels, to "government-run healthcare," to "it's illegal because a word...Show More Summary

In Paul Ryan’s district alone, 19,000 people may lose Obamacare subsidies

The other day we brought you new data from Families USA that hinted at the political chaos that could unfold if the Supreme Court guts subsidies for millions. The data, broken down by Congressional district, showed that in key swing states like Florida, North Carolina and Virgina, many House GOP districts are home to tens […]

Why Paul Ryan Isn’t Running for President

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) “is seemingly in the middle of every legislative mess at the moment—and that’s right where he wants to be,” National Journal reports. “He’s just finished helping to wrangle enough conservative and Democratic votes to pass a [...]

House Republicans: There's this big Obamacare court decision coming, maybe we oughta meet about it

Artist's rendering of Republican House members meeting to talk about Obamacare. House Republicans will be meeting—for the first time—to hear what Rep. Paul Ryan's "working group" on a fix for Obamacare subsidies has been "working" on for the past six months. Show More Summary

Paul Ryan's Vision of a Dickensian Hellhole Is Up For a Vote Next Year

Jon Chait points out today that it doesn't really matter very much whether Hillary Clinton moves a little leftward, a little center-ward, or frankly, in any other direction during the upcoming presidential campaign. Oh, it might help...Show More Summary

Paul Ryan Says Tax Overhaul Would Be Eased by GOP Winning White House

Rep. Paul Ryan outlined a multi-year plan for overhauling the U.S. tax system to boost economic growth and opportunity. But much depends on who wins the White House in 2016, he added. In order to achieve his vision for the tax system, “we have to win an election where we run on this,” he said.

Paul Ryan Says Tax Overhaul Would Be Eased by Winning White House

Rep. Paul Ryan outlined a multi-year plan for overhauling the U.S. tax system to boost economic growth and opportunity. But much depends on who wins the White House in 2016, he added. In order to achieve his vision for the tax system, “we have to win an election where we run on this,” he said.

GOP's 'numbers guys' struggle with Obamacare details

What happens when Paul Ryan and Judd Gregg are confronted with evidence that "Obamacare" is working? Nothing good, I'm afraid.

Rep. Sander Levin schools willfully ignorant Rep. Paul Ryan over Obamacare lies

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) had one of his unscheduled Obamacare bashing hearings this week. He continued to misinform with an opening speech that showed that the congressman and his ilk continue to put politics over the well-being of Americans. Paul Ryan claimed that the answer is to repeal and replace the law. Show More Summary

Paul Ryan Pretends GOP Has Replacement Plan For Obamacare

The Zombie-Eyed Granny-Starver from Wisconsin (h/t Charlie Pierce) joined Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday this weekend, and to discuss, among other things, the upcoming King vs. Burwell case and what the Republicans will do if the court...Show More Summary

Ryan: Obama must sway lots of Democrats on trade measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading House supporter of trade legislation that Democrats drove to defeat says President Barack Obama must sway his own party to save the measure. Rep. Paul Ryan — the House Ways and Means Committee chairman — says Democrats are making Obama "a very lame-duck president."

Paul Ryan says he might run for president someday, but not right now

Bold, and so on. Rep. Paul Ryan, the man of innovative budgets in which none of the numbers add up and Mitt Romney's 2012 running mate, says he might run for president. But not right now. "I wouldn't rule out running for president ever,"...Show More Summary

Could Anti-Climate Amendment Torpedo Fast Track?

Last-minute anti-climate effort led by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) slammed by green groups and some lawmakers By Sarah Lazare Environmental groups have long (warned) of the dangers Fast Track poses to the environment. Now they have solid proof. With the controversial House Fast Track vote expected to take place Friday, an 11th-hour GOP effort to...

Killing Medicare on back burner as Paul Ryan pushes 'tax reform'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Running on a big Paul Ryan plan to revamp a major part of the American economy worked so well for them in 2012 that Republicans are planning to do it all over again. Or anyway, Ryan is going to offer up another Official Republican Plan—only...Show More Summary

Surprise! Paul Ryan Is Misleading People Again About Obamacare.

Rep. Paul Ryan really, really doesn't like Obamacare. And now he's got the facts and figures to prove what a disaster it is: The whole point of Obamacare was to make health care more affordable. But premiums aren’t going down; they’re going up—way up. Show More Summary

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