Not long ago, Paul D. Ryan stood before charts and graphs as the House Budget Committee chairman like a new Ross Perot, promoting an austerity plan that slashed taxes and spending, and warning of the dangers of deficits. “The facts are very, very clear: The United States is heading toward a debt...
By the time Mitt Romney selected him to be his running mate in 2012, Paul Ryan (then chairman of the House Budget Committee) had already cultivated the reputation within the political press corps of an earnest, well-meaning numbers guy. Show More Summary
House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price has a plan to slash the safety net as bad as the one cooked up by fellow Republican Rep. Paul Ryan when he was in that seat. His goal: to give it all away in tax cuts for the rich by changing...Show More Summary
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 […]
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.
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