For a former budget committee chairman—and GOP golden boy—House Speaker Paul Ryan is proving astoundingly inept at leading his conference in coming up with a budget. He began the Congressional session in January promising that once the House failed one more time to repeal Obamacare, they'd get the 2017 budget and spending bills done first thing. Show More Summary
Jill Lawrence: Six ways the House GOP leadership crisis could end 2. The GOP tries for a Tea Party-establishment hybrid. This is the Paul Ryan option. The austere budgets crafted by the former Budget Committee chairman and 2012 vice presidential nominee made him a conservative hero. Show More Summary
The House Budget Committee, now in the hands of Tom Price rather than Paul Ryan, introduced its 2016 budget resolution today. Chairman Price has an op-ed in USA Today making the case for his plan here; here are summary tables and charts...Show More Summary
Chuck Todd interviewed Chairman of the House Budget Committee and 2012 vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan on Meet the Press. He played some comments made by Paul Ryan right after losing the 2012 election about the president and the economy. "It's true that President Obama won re-election," Paul Ryan said. Show More Summary
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.
Paul Ryan, in an interview with Phil Klein, has some sobering advice for his fellow Republicans: House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., in an exclusive interview with the Washington Examiner, warned his fellow Republicans not to count on a wave this November as an excuse to avoid outlining an agenda. “This idea […]
During a news-packed interview with radio’s Hugh Hewitt, House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan—the 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee—said 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney should run for president again. “I would welcome it,” Ryan said when Hewitt asked him if Romney should run again. Show More Summary
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, [...]
Washington (CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee, is known to glide through the hallways of Capitol Hill with headphones in his ears. It's a tactic he employs to avoid pesky reporters. But the Republican faced down a flurry of questions on Wednesday at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast […]
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.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan said Republicans should continue with their plans to sue President Barack Obama over his executive actions and regulations, but should stop short of attempting to impeach him. “This does not rise to the high crimes and misdemeanor level,” Ryan told reporters Wednesday morning at a breakfast hosted by…
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
In a tweet last week, radio’s Laura Ingraham taunted House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), a top champion of immigration reform, saying that because he supports raising immigration levels, he should take the first step and replace his congressional staff with foreign workers. 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. […]