Driving the right-wing crazy. “[New Jersey Gov.] Christie extended his lead among other GOP contenders with Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul trailing Christie at 13 percent, followed by Rep. Paul Ryan at 11 percent, and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas at 10 percent the only other Republican White House hopefuls to get double-digit support, CNN reports.” […]
The budgeteers: Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Rep.Paul Ryan (R-WI), Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) Good news from budget negotiating land. Common sense—namely, that more spending cuts for people already hurting...Show More Summary
"A new national poll indicates, that for the first time, there may be an early frontrunner in the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination."Christie gets 24%, polling against Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, Jeb Bush, and Rick Santorum.What about Scott Walker?
On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC.com Executive Editor Richard Wolffe described Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan as having put together a budget that was "harsh" and "showing absolutely no compassion" as he appeared as a guest on the MSNBC show. Wolffe: read more
Rep. Paul Ryan's commitment to ending poverty goes as deep as a photo op washing clean dishes at a soup kitchen. Rep. Paul Ryan's attempts to rebrand himself as an anti-poverty crusader—and the Washington Post's pre-Thanksgiving puff piece helping him make that case—have taken a lot of hits, from Alec MacGillis, Jared Bernstein, and others. Show More Summary
Strange times: Paul Ryan embraces anti-poverty programs, business groups strike back, and The Economist lauds regulation and downplays privacy concerns.
On Monday, the Washington Post ("Paul Ryan, GOP's budget architect, sets his sights on fighting poverty and winning minds") published a glowing profile of failed 2012 Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. His extremist makeover,...Show More Summary
The anaerobic activity in the GOP septic tank has churned a familiar turd to the top again. Here’s Jon Chait’s take at NYMag: Paul Ryan has spent more than a year furiously distancing himself from the wreckage of the 2012 Republican campaign. Even in the closing weeks before the election, Ryan gave a high-profile speech [Read more...]
(CNN) - Gov. Scott Walker said that fellow Wisconsinite Rep. Paul Ryan is the exception the his ideal Republican 2016 presidential candidate being from outside the Washington beltway. Walker, a potential 2016 hopeful himself, recently told ABC that his ideal standard bearer for the GOP in the next presidential election would be an "outsider" and […]
Katie walked you through this morning's CBS News poll showing Barack Obama's approval rating bleeding to a new low of (37/57), with...
Click here to view this media (Paul Ryan Forgets His Own Past, Bashes 'Dependency Culture') Rep. Paul Ryan is making a comeback and his new platform will be to do battle with the rising poverty in America. Since February, Ryan (R-Wis.)...Show More Summary
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) said House Republican leaders would pursue an overhaul of the immigration system in a step-by-step process, likely beginning next year, but said lawmakers would not allow themselves to get “jammed” by a bill that passed the Senate earlier this year.
Washington (CNN) – Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin wasted no time on Tuesday swatting away a question about whether the GOP's 2016 presidential nominee needed to be a governor. "No," Ryan said quickly. "Next question." He did, after a few laughs, continue: "The resume is not as important to me as the person, as […]
From Paul Ryan, who's apparently hard at work on a conservative plan to fight poverty: You cure poverty eye to eye, soul to soul. Spiritual redemption: That’s what saves people. Well, maybe so. But here on Earth, money helps out too....Show More Summary
Ryan's own past policies undermine his new "anti-poverty plan." The post Extreme Makeover: Paul Ryan Wants You To Believe He Will Help The Poor appeared first on ThinkProgress.
(Paul Mirengoff) The Washington Post reports that Paul Ryan, in many ways the most appealing and credible GOP presidential contender/pretender, has turned his focus to fighting poverty. Following in the footsteps of his mentor Jack Kemp,...Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), a year out from not being elected vice president, has "an ambitious new project," according to the Washington Post. Ryan wants to steer "Republicans away from the angry, nativist inclinations of the tea party movement...Show More Summary
I love the way these things are just numbers in a spreadsheet to assholes like Paul Ryan, don't you? Mr. "Never Had To Work A Real Job Because I Got Social Security." I know so many people living in quiet despair now, ashamed to even talk about it when other people have jobs. Show More Summary
My colleague Matt Boyle takes issue with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for focusing on minority outreach when he and Mitt Romney failed to turn out the Republican Party's base in 2012--by which I take him to mean white voters. Respectfully, I think Matt conflates two issues here: 1. Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke at birthday party fundraiser for Gov. Terry Brandstad (R-IA) on Saturday. The former Vice Presidential candidate told the Des Moines register that it was “crucial” for Republicans to deliver on immigration reform. The Des Moines … Continue reading ?