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
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
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 […]
"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."
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 […]
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...
Paul Ryan and Joseph Kennedy explain it all for us.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Rep.) has what many potential 2016 candidates lack. Unlike New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has not been is able to give more than a superficial answer on national security (the “jury is out” is all he could muster on President Obama’s Islamic State debacle), Ryan is conversant and confident when it comes to strategy […]
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) told HuffPost Live today he would not run for president if Mitt Romney decided to run again. http://embed.live.huffingtonpost.com/HPLEmbedPlayer/?segmentId=542af300fe34443ef30000ae&sid=577&showPlaylist=true&autoPlay=false”...Show More Summary
From the long — read the whole thing — piece in The New Yorker titled "The Revenge of Rand Paul/The Senator has fought to go mainstream with the ideology that he shares with his father. How far can that strategy take him?":[During] the 2010 Senate race... Show More Summary
To see the full results of the Townhall/Gravis Poll, click here.Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) would start off in a dead heat against Hillary Clinton in...
Sounds about right. Speaker of the House John Boehner praising the anti-poverty plan of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.): “I think it’s our obligation to help provide the tools for them to use to bring them into the mainstream of American society. I do think that his idea on the Earned Income Tax Credit has a […]
On Wednesday night, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) delivered a talk at the American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU) Torch of Learning Award dinner. AFHU is a charitable, non-political organization, and the remarks were distinctly nonpartisan. Leaving the world of partisan politics, however, allowed Ryan to aim for something higher, and he succeeded, giving by […]
[WAJ NOTE: I have been interviewed on African American Conservatives Blog Talk Radio multiple times. AACONS has a weekly podcast with some very interesting guests. AACONS will begin posting their weekly podcasts at Legal Insurrection.] Congressman Paul Ryan discusses his
(Steven Hayward) Paul notes immediately below that it is unlikely that Fred Ryan, the former Reagan aide who has just been named the new publisher of the Washington Post, will make any serious changes to the Post’s ideological profile, or he wouldn’t have been picked. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Jeff Bezos has named Fred Ryan to be the Washington Post’s new publisher. Ryan is a former Reagan administration official. He served as Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling and as head the White House Office of Private Sector Initiatives. Show More Summary
The book “The Way Forward” by Rep. Paul Ryan (Wis.), former Republican vice presidential nominee, can be viewed, like its author, either as a prelude to a presidential run or as a bid to grab the agenda for what may be both House and Senate majorities beginning in 2015. Some of it — where one […]
Economist Milton Friedman said “The economic race should not be arranged so everyone arrives at the finish line at the same time but so that everyone starts at the starting