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 […]
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(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
Well, he might actually have something to say. “Rep. Paul Ryan finished ahead of Hillary Clinton — at least on the newest New York Times Bestseller list. The Wisconsin Republican’s newest book, ‘The Way Forward,’ will debut at No. 5 on the non-fiction hardcover bestsellers list, one spot ahead of Clinton’s ‘Hard Choices’... […]
AMAZING, GIVEN THE DIFFERENCE IN MEDIA HYPE: Paul Ryan’s book beats Hillary Clinton’s ‘Hard Choices’ on New York Times Bestseller list.
Don’t look now, but there may be a Paul Ryan scandal, or at least a scandalette, and in this context New York magazine blogger Jonathan Chait is both Woodward and Bernstein. In a Monday post, Chait related that Ryan, in the newsmagazine...Show More Summary
CBS News: Paul Ryan: I kept quiet during government shutdown for party unity. Rep. Paul Ryan said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” Sunday that he didn’t voice his opposition to the government shutdown in 2013 because he wanted to ensure there was “party unity.” “I don’t think it was constructive for conservatives to be carping […]
It’s not clear Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) wants to run for president. However, if former Florida governor Jeb Bush and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie don’t run or don’t seem viable if they do, the pressure on Ryan from reform-minded moderate and conservative Republicans, as well as big donors, will be intense. He would have the […]
...before the 2014 midterm elections, that is. After that all bets are off, it seems, and there are no guarantees. Inspiring. And yet...
A bit of policy critique, and a bit of political positioning, to be sure....Ryan singles out the government shutdown in the fall of 2013.... Ryan tried to sway fellow conservatives to drop demands that would prompt a shutdown. "It.....
Imagine that a prominent Republican activist proposed a campaign of malicious destruction against Hillary Clinton's latest book. Does anyone doubt that the press would be all over it as proof that conservatives and Republicans are disrespectful and mean-spirited? Well, Erica Payne is a prominent, aggressively self-promoting progressive. Show More Summary