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
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
Shorter Paul Ryan: The unprecedented tyranny of Emperor Obama issuing an unquestionably legal order as a term-limited elected official will prevent Congress passing upper-class tax cuts!
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, […]
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
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.
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 […]
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
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
"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."
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
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 […]
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
Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell aren't scientists, but that doesn't stop them from discrediting it.
"I don't know the answer to that question," Ryan said at a debate Monday night, when asked if humanity is responsible for climate change. "I don't think science does, either." The post Paul Ryan Still Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About On Climate Change appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The congressman denies any proof that humans aggravate climate change
"We've had climate change forever"
A new poll by Fusion.com says that Millennials are ready for a Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton brawl in 2016. Considering the overwhelming support...
Because I'm a "giver" who puts the needs of the horde above her own happiness, this week's thread is on Familiar Faces: Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Mike Huckabee, and Sarah Palin. You owe me. Big. Before we begin, let's have...
According to a new poll, Millennials favor Hillary Clinton to become president in 2016, with Rep. Paul Ryan leading the vote for Republican nominees. USA Today's OnPolitics blog reported that a new poll by cable outlet Fusion TV found that over 50 percent of respondents between 18 and 34 years of age want Clinton in 2016. Show More Summary