I'm going to take a real wild guess that our compliant corporate media talking heads will treat this as gospel. Because the winners are always right, amirite? When Republicans took control of both houses of Congress earlier this month, they won an important new power: They can change how Congress does math. Seriously. Show More Summary
Just when you thought a Grand Bargain was dead, Ryan's back with a tax scheme. Here's why he's deluding himself
When Republicans took control of both houses of Congress earlier this month, they won an important new power: They can change how Congress does math. Seriously. Republicans, led by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), their budget guru, are considering...Show More Summary
This week, House Republicans selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as the next chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. That lofty perch, the AP was quick to proclaim, gives Ryan "a high-profile platform if he decides to run for president in 2016 or beyond." But that's not the only perk for Mitt Romney's 2012 running mate. Show More Summary
Matt Ryan runs right into a sack, perhaps Paul Kruger's best of an already good season. Paul Kruger took a little heat last year when he finished the season, the first in a new fat contract with the Browns, with just 4.5 sacks. As Stephen White broke down last month, Kruger is making up for it in 2014. Show More Summary
It hasn’t been the prettiest of halves for the Falcons, but 4-6 teams trying to win a division title can’t really worry all that much about how they get wins. Matt Ryan threw an interception and lost a fumble on a sack by Paul Kruger, but the Browns could only turn them into six points…
Shorter Paul Ryan: The unprecedented tyranny of Emperor Obama issuing an unquestionably legal order as a term-limited elected official will prevent Congress passing upper-class tax cuts!
GOP's still banging the "Grubergate" drum -- but an under-the-radar push from Ryan shows they don't mean a word
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.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) isn’t happy about President Obama’s impending executive action to address immigration. The 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and incoming chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means committee wants more time to get right on the issue. “We’ve gone to the president and said, ‘Give us time to do immigration reform, […]
Criticizing Rep. Paul Ryan's budget is just one of the ways President Obama has poisoned the well. The media keeps dutifully quoting Republicans saying that if President Obama takes executive action on immigration reform, it will "poison...Show More Summary
Do not push for Neo-Geo, though. That's a non-starter. This week on Punt Brothers, Jane and Ryan bring back Paul Flannery, widely regarded as the stretch four of the NBA writing world, to discuss: - Why we can't shut up about the Lakers -...Show More Summary
As expected: Paul Ryan will succeed Dave Camp as House Ways & Means Chair. Representative Kevin Brady removed himself from consideration earlier this week, though he had more committee seniority. The full House GOP conference approved...Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan, the incoming chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, laid out an expansive agenda Wednesday for 2015, including a GOP alternative to the Affordable Care Act and a fix for the looming shortfall in the federal disability insurance program. An overhaul of the nation’s tax laws will also rank high […]
It looks like Rep. Paul Ryan is shelving national political ambitions for a while to take over the House Ways and Means committee. Ryan will assume the chairmanship of the powerful tax-writing panel on Jan. 3, 2015 when the 114th Congress convenes. Show More Summary
The U.S. House of Representative’s leadership has chosen Rep. Paul Ryan to chair the House Ways and Means Committee. In the continuing debate over ways to fund the government and grow the economy, Ryan has remained a longstanding voice...Show More Summary
Representative Paul D. Ryan, the new chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, said that a broad overhaul of the tax code depended on the administration's engagement.
The first time I saw anyone use Uber was in 2012, on the campaign trail. I was with a bunch of reporters who were peeling off the Paul Ryan bus for a few days of down time. The Ryan team dropped us off after midnight at Washington, D.C.’s Union Station. No one was looking forward to...
On the Hill this week: House Republicans will choose either Paul Ryan or Kevin Brady to be the next Ways & Means Committee chair. But Ryan would have to give up the gavel if he chooses to run for president, according to a new party rule approved last week. Show More Summary
For House Republicans, their guiding fiscal and economic lodestar remains — and will forever remain — the hallowed Paul Ryan budget. In its various iterations, it would repeal Obamacare, radically restructure Medicare to the detriment of beneficiaries, block-grant Medicaid, and aim most of its draconian budget cuts at programs benefiting people with lower incomes. Robert […]