Wall Street Journal: One More Chance for Justice at the IRS, by Kimberley A. Strassel: Paul Ryan on Thursday sent his first official letter to Loretta Lynch, the new U.S. attorney general. With luck, Ms. Lynch will take a few moments out of her international soccer crackdown to give it...
HOUSE WAYS & MEANS ASKS DOJ TO INVESTIGATE IRS TARGETING: All Republicans on the House Ways & Means Committee, chaired by Paul Ryan, sent a letter Thursday to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, asking her to answer the committee’s 2014 request for criminal prosecution of IRS officials involved in the targeting of conservative groups. Writes Kimberley […]
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives will quickly get down to unfinished business once it returns from the holiday recess: defending trading partners that engage in slavery. The House, according to sources familiar with trade deal...Show More Summary
Mike Florio discusses the latest in the Ray McDonald saga with John Mullin, John McClain provides an update from Houston and Paul Allen gives the latest Adrian Peterson news. Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan joins the show to discuss the Falcons offseason.
THIS SEEMS LIKE POOR STRATEGY: GOP turns to Tea Party to win trade powers for Obama. House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and GOP leaders have turned to some unlikely allies to rally support for a key trade bill: Tea-Party conservatives, including some prominent names from the raucous House Freedom Caucus. Speaker John […]
The GOP hero is secretly working to help Obama — because partisanship should never come before corporate profits
Paul Pogba has been linked to virtually every club in football for months now. If the star midfielder moves on from Turin, how will the Old Lady repair the hole that he will leave? Bleacher Report's Matteo Bonetti joins Ryan Bailey to...Show More Summary
Better something than nothing? House Ways & Means Chairman Paul Ryan has thrown in the towel on broad-based tax reform—at least for the next two years. He says the best possible deal the GOP can manage while President Obama is in office...Show More Summary
Tom Mora, J.Crew's head of women's design, tells us how the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund collabs get made.
Long-term federal highway funding: Still stuck in the breakdown lane. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster and Ways & Means Chair Paul Ryan need more time to “reach a bipartisan agreement” on financing the Highway Trust Fund so they introduced a bill to extend the program for two months. Show More Summary
Was the tax rate 90% in the decade with the highest economic growth, as Bill Gates claims? And has every president since FDR had fast-track authority on trade deals, as Paul Ryan says?
Sorry to pick on you, Brianna Keilar, but you and your colleagues need a lesson in Charity 101 and Campaign Finance 201. Let's begin with charities. The Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation is a charity whose sole purpose is to do charitable things. Show More Summary
Congressman says question should not be part of conversation day after officials order train company to install new safety system Related: Congress votes to cut Amtrak’s funding hours after fatal train crash As the FBI continued to investigate whether a projectile hit the Amtrak regional...
I'm afraid that I have to take some issue with Paul Krugman's claim that the economic equivalent of accepting nonsense about WMDs to support the war in Iraq was taking seriously the deficit hawks concerns about high interest rates and soaring inflation. Show More Summary
If a very well used means of transportation is underfunded and in need of repair, and as a result, a serious accident occurs, what is the next step? Republicans think this is not the time to consider making improvements that will save lives. Show More Summary
From The Agenda Project, the same fine folks who brought us the devastatingly effect ad in which Paul Ryan pushes Granny from a cliff, Erica Payne writes today: In the wake of the tragic Amtrak crash that killed 7 people and injuredShow More Summary
YEAH, PRETTY MUCH: “They’re getting the taste of the same medicine that we’ve been getting for many years” — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), on CNBC, saying that Democrats opposed to President Obama’s free trade agreement are finding out how difficult it is to compromise with him. It’s hard to compromise with the God King.
“They’re getting the taste of the same medicine that we’ve been getting for many years” — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), on CNBC, saying that Democrats opposed to President Obama’s free trade agreement are finding out how difficult it is to [...]
The '90s are alive and well thanks to none other than Paul Scheer. The "League" star has released the first episode of his new web series, which recreates memorable moments from MTV's "Total Request Live."In "Scheer-RL," Scheer steps in to play Carson Daly, interviewing some of the hottest music stars of the era -- all played by comedians and actors. Show More Summary
The Clippers have a serious decision to make Friday. Do they try to play Chris Paul after their star point guard suffered a left hamstring strain Saturday in a series-clinching Game 7 win over the San Antonio Spurs?