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Bush Moves To Head Off Romney

The quarterfinals of the 2016 race for the White House now pit Jeb Bush against Chris Christie, Paul Ryan, Rick Perry and John Kasich for the establishment wing of the

On Thursday’s Radio Show…

• Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler gives a roundup of the biggest Pinocchios of 2014, including claims by Rep. Paul Ryan, the National Riffle Association,  Senator Rand Paul, and many more. • I’ll have the latest on the release of Alan Gross and U.S.-Cuba relations.

Rep Paul Ryan’s Hope For A Congress That Works

Like two predatory animals circling each other, Republicans and Democrats are trying to sort out the meaning of last month’s election and plan strategies for the remaining days of the

Obama and Paul Ryan Start Corporate Tax Dance

President Barack Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan, the incoming chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, sure sounded like they were singing the same tune on business tax changes.

No, the House won’t ‘only’ do corporate tax reform

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who will be the new House Ways and Means Committee chairman, made comments on Tuesday that seem to have been misinterpreted by much of the media. Reporters suggest that he would be keen on pursuing only corporate tax reform without pursuing the knotty individual side of the code. In fact, what he […]

Paul Ryan to Pursue Business Tax Overhaul in 2015

Incoming House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) said Tuesday that he will pursue an overhaul of the tax code next year focused on business rates.

Live Video From WSJ’s CEO Council Gathering

We are live streaming a selection of guests at the WSJ CEO Council gathering, including Jeb Bush, Christine Lagarde and Paul Ryan.

The Return Of Voodoo Economics: Paul Ryan Wants To Hide The Real Cost Of Tax Cuts

I'm going to take a real wild guess that our compliant corporate media talking heads will treat this as gospel. Because the winners are always right, amirite? When Republicans took control of both houses of Congress earlier this month, they won an important new power: They can change how Congress does math. Seriously. Show More Summary

Paul Ryan's triple scam on tax reform

This week, House Republicans selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as the next chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. That lofty perch, the AP was quick to proclaim, gives Ryan "a high-profile platform if he decides to run for president in 2016 or beyond." But that's not the only perk for Mitt Romney's 2012 running mate. Show More Summary

Republicans think Obama is Charlie Brown on immigration

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) isn’t happy about President Obama’s impending executive action to address immigration. The 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and incoming chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means committee wants more time to get right on the issue. “We’ve gone to the president and said, ‘Give us time to do immigration reform, […]

How many times has the Republicans' dang well been poisoned already?

Criticizing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget is just one of the ways President Obama has poisoned the well. The media keeps dutifully quoting Republicans saying that if President Obama takes executive action on immigration reform, it will "poison...Show More Summary

Ryan Planning for Tax Overhaul and Health Law Repeal

Representative Paul D. Ryan, the new chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, said that a broad overhaul of the tax code depended on the administration's engagement.

Morning Plum: The Paul Ryan blueprint is back!

For House Republicans, their guiding fiscal and economic lodestar remains — and will forever remain — the hallowed Paul Ryan budget. In its various iterations, it would repeal Obamacare, radically restructure Medicare to the detriment of beneficiaries, block-grant Medicaid, and aim most of its draconian budget cuts at programs benefiting people with lower incomes. Robert […]

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Faint-hearted feminists, end of Southern white Democrats hurts blacks

Charles M. Blow at The New York Times writes about The Obama Opposition: Arrogant is another word that gets regular usage by [President Obama's] opponents, like Rand Paul, Paul Ryan and Chris Christie. Some even connect Obama and supposed...Show More Summary

Paul Ryan Predicts Enough GOP Support for 'Constructive Immigration Reform'

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) predicts that there will be enough support for immigration reform in a GOP-led Congress. According to the Associated Press, "Ryan said that as long as Obama doesn't try an executive order in November or December and works with Congress," immigration legislation can be enacted. Show More Summary

Clue that Paul Ryan will not seek the GOP presidential nomination.

"After winning re-election last night, Ryan said he would seek the chairmanship of the the House Ways and Means Committee. That post would make it exceedingly difficult for him to seek the presidency next year."

Paul Ryan Not Closing Door to Run for President

In an extensive interview with a reporter from The Washington Post, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan revealed that he is not ready to close the door on a run for president in 2016. Ryan was insistent that he could still launch a run for...Show More Summary

Ryan: The most experienced 2016 contender

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is sounding Romneyesque in his foreign policy views. In a Post interview he says: “I spend a lot of time thinking about foreign policy and reading about it. My thinking has evolved, and going through the vice presidential experience gave me a deeper appreciation for these issues. I fear that we’re losing […]

Ryan Vows Lawsuit, Purse Power Against Executive Amnesty

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) vowed to “explore every option” to use the power of the purse to defund any executive order to give work permits to illegal immigrants and to add such an executive order to the House’s lawsuit against the president on Tuesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary

The Unseriousness of Republicans on Man-Made Climate Change

Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell aren't scientists, but that doesn't stop them from discrediting it.

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