The presidential aspirations of outgoing House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) -- who was just picked to head the incredibly powerful Ways & Means Committee -- are all the rage in Washington and in much of the media. And Ryan may very well run for the GOP nomination in 2016, given reputation for intellectual policy leadership throughout his 14 years in Congress.
Earlier today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R. Wis) noted that he would consider running for president, you know, after talking to his wife, 2014 elections, etc. And then he said this: I see [impeachment] as sort of a ridiculous gambit by the president and his political team to try and change the narrative, [...]
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) weighed in on virtually every issue percolating in Washington, from immigration to impeachment, during a wide-ranging breakfast with reporters Wednesday.
What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio has been giving regular policy speeches on poverty, college loans, and helping the middle class. Show More Summary
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan won key backing for his new proposal to overhaul anti-poverty programs when Rep. Scott Rigell offered his endorsement.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) extolled the anti-poverty effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and, in his new poverty proposal, wisely proposed expanding it for childless adults (including non-custodial parents). ...Show More Summary
A centerpiece of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s new poverty plan would consolidate 11 safety-net and related programs — from food stamps to housing vouchers, child care, and the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) — into a single block grant to states. Show More Summary
Today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) unveiled proposals aimed at "Expanding Opportunity in America" hat include "commonsense criminal-justice reform." Ryan, who is expected to seek the Republican presidential nomination,...Show More Summary
Tomorrow, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan will present his proposal to address poverty in the United States. We welcome any ideas that lift more Americans out of poverty and create pathways into the middle class, but we will...Show More Summary
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's upcoming poverty plan will likely showcase the 1996 welfare law, which replaced Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) -- a block grant with fixed federal funding but broad state flexibility -- as a model for reforming other safety net programs. Show More Summary
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) does not get a lot of buzz these days about the 2016 presidential nomination. That is in part by design. In focusing on policy issues and his transition to the Ways and Means Committee chairmanship, he lets others take on the bright, hot light of media attention and criticism. […]
Johns Hopkins University In his past several budget proposals, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) has called for big cuts to the federal safety net, especially to the food stamps program. He'd like to see the food assistance...Show More Summary
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and fellow Reps. Pat Meehan (R-Pa.), Mac Thornberry (R-Tex.), Kay Granger (R-Tex.), Kristi Noem (R-S.D.), Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) and Paul Cook (R-Calif.) have an op-ed today following their Asian trip. They make the case for a robust U.S. presence in Asia: “The United States is […]
If conservative bean counter and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was expecting a packed roomful of angry black members of Congress, he got a rude awakening.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) federal budget proposal, crowded with unrealistic cuts on critical social programs, is like a scene in a bad The Lord of the Rings sequel. Long, overblown and waiting for a third act—and as unbearably outdated in its outlook on poverty as Gandalf appears in his gray beard. Show More Summary
The House of Representatives today passed Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) fiscal year (FY) budget resolution. Introduced last week (on April Fool’s Day), the Ryan budget is as extreme as the proposals he offered last year and the year before. As in previous budgets, Ryan seeks to cut the deficit on the backs of […]
In a world where futility is the enemy of productivity, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) deserves credit for hanging in there. His 2015 budget passed earlier today by a 219 to 205 vote in the House. Remember that rather than saying something judicious and tempered – i.e. presidential – about the Ryan budget, […]
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan carries enormous clout within his party, and he's going to need it Thursday when the House votes for his budget resolution. He can only afford to lose roughly a dozen GOP defections, or the budget resolution likely won't pass.
"This is how much will be left of Medicare when we're done." It seems pretty unlikely that House Republicans will defeat Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's Medicare-unraveling budget when it comes up for a vote tomorrow, but according...Show More Summary
It's no secret that the House Republican budget being considered this week would hurt the livelihoods of low-income Americans. Since winning control of the House in 2010, GOP leaders and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan have...Show More Summary