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The Apostasy Of Paul Ryan

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, [...]

Dodging 2016 questions, Paul Ryan meets the press

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 […]

Paul Ryan on Immigration, Inversions, Impeachment and 2016

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.

Paul Ryan: Sue Obama, But Don’t Impeach Him

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…

The Idea Men

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

Paul Ryan Gains Support From Rigell for Poverty Plan

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 GOP Follows Ryan Anti-Poverty Plan With Pro-Poverty Legislation

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

Ryan "Opportunity Grant" Proposal Would Likely Increase Poverty and Shrink Resources for Poverty Programs Over Time

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

Paul Ryan Backs Sentencing Reform As a Way of 'Expanding Opportunity in America'

4 weeks agoNews : Reason

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

Will Congressman Ryan's Anti-Poverty Plan Heed the Advice of the Experts and Break With the GOP Budget?

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

Why the 1996 Welfare Law Is Not a Model for Other Safety Net Programs

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

Ingraham: Paul Ryan Should Replace His Staff With 'Cheaper Foreign Labor'

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

Paul Ryan’s presidential stock is rising

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. […]

CHART: The Bulk of Federal Welfare Spending Is Not Going to the People Who Need It Most

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

U.S. economic and political stature in Asia don’t come cheap

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 […]

In Meeting With Paul Ryan, the CBC Was Killing It Softly

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.

The Black Congressional Budget No One Ever Talks About

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

Paul Ryan Takes McKay Coppins To Church

For a year or so, House Budget Committee Chairman and possible 2016 presidential candidate Paul Ryan has been making trips to the inner city to help understand urban poverty and how the federal government can help fix it. The trips have...Show More Summary

Federal Budget Fantasy

By Lance Brofman: House Budget Committee Chairman (and soon possibly House Ways and Means Committee chairman) Paul Ryan has released a fiscal 2015 budget resolution entitled "The Path to Prosperity". It is a follow-up to a similar document he released last year but with a few differences. Show More Summary

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Blasts Paul Ryan for Racial ‘Ignorance’

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, will welcome Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) next week for a meeting in which his caucus will discuss the issue of poverty with the House Budget Committee chairman. Appearing...Show More Summary

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