Alicia Keys is flirting with Paul Ryan, and no, I'm not being sexist. Watch the video above. Alicia Keys has taken her passion for criminal justice reform, wrapped it up in a bow, sealed it with a kiss and sent it off to Republican House...Show More Summary
Proponents of new gun measures argue that "thoughts and prayers are not enough." This week Speaker Paul Ryan pushed back in the opposite direction.
At a policy summit in Washington, Paul Ryan tried to smooth out wrinkles in the Republican Party, and steer House members toward leadership.
Speaker Paul Ryan says he agrees with Democrats on improving voting rights. He's just not willing to do anything to help them.
I’ve always had a little bit of mixed feelings about the National Prayer Breakfast, which this year was held this morning just a stone’s throw from the White House at the Washington Hilton. In a country that needs to pray more, we give speeches about it. That said, there have been some wonderful graces there. Show More Summary
The Congressional Black Caucus went to Speaker of the House Lyin' Paul Ryan to seek out his help in getting a voting rights protection bill moving through his house, but Ryan declined to do anything, even though he claims to supportShow More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan supports an update to the Voting Rights Act—no, really, he totally does—just not enough to get the bill a vote over the opposition of Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte. "He said it right in front of everybody — he said he supports the [Jim] Sensenbrenner bill," Rep. Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke today to the Heritage Action Conservative Policy Summit to lay out his vision for the GOP in 2016. Let me translate his remarks for you, starting after his standard thematic intro about being “a Jack Kemp, Ronald Reagan conservative.” “Let’s cut to the chase: There are a lot of people hurting in America right now. Show More Summary
Pass the Popcorn people. The Freedom Caucus is all fighty flighty again. NPR: House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting angrily among themselves as he tried steering his fractious party into an...Show More Summary
The House speaker wants to “unite the clans,” but the conservative Freedom Caucus is balking.
If wunderkind Paul Ryan thought he was going to be able to reason with the House "Freedom" caucus on passing the budget, he was sorely mistaken. Here's a glimpse of how his Tuesday soda, beer, and all-things-snacky meeting went withShow More Summary
Townhall was in attendance today at Heritage Action of America’s third-annual Conservative Policy Summit, where House Speaker Paul Ryan,...
Heritage Action, which inveighed against former House speaker John Boehner, pushed for the shutdown and perfected the art of demonizing anyone who did not adopt its (losing) tactics, has always said it wanted a conservative agenda. To its credit, it recently has turned to policy development. Now House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is taking Heritage […]
If you ask Paul Ryan, he’ll tell you that their latest failed attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (and defund Planned Parenthood) wasn’t futile at all, but a highly...
Today, Paul Ryan gave a fascinating speech at Heritage Action, a tea party-allied organization that has fashioned itself as the guardian of conservative purity. The speech called for unity. “To quote William Wallace in Braveheart,” he said, “we have to unite the clans.” But his speech was actually a repudiation of everything the tea party […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to stop fighting angrily among themselves and not to be distracted by guns or other "hot-button" issues that President Barack Obama raises this election year. Ryan,...Show More Summary
Speaker Paul Ryan “is meeting with House Freedom Caucus members late Tuesday night as an uprising simmers in the conservative rank-and-file over government spending levels and increased deficits,” Politico reports. “The late-night ‘budget and beer’ get-together, which is being hosted [...]
President Barack Obama will meet one-on-one Tuesday with Paul Ryan for the first time since the Wisconsin Republican became House speaker, the White House said Monday. The two will have a private lunch at the White House following a larger meeting in the Oval Office that is to include Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.).
Three months after Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) took the top job in the U.S. House of Representatives, he and President Obama will meet one-on-one for the first time at the White House. The two will sit down for lunch Feb. 2 after a get-together that will include Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The back-to-back meetings […]
In today's politics, virtually no other issue has Democrats and Republicans more at odds than guns. Just look at this tweet from Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on the day President Obama announced his executive action on guns. Complicated...Show More Summary