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Paul Ryan's "Chuck E. Cheese's" Medicare Plan

Jim McKay | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Jim McKay

Instead of 6-, 7- and 8-year-olds asking the man behind the prize counter if they have enough tickets for a new yo-yo, the Ryan Medicare plan would have 70-, 80- and 90-year-olds asking their insurance company if they have enough vouchers for a hip replacement or heart catheterization.


Paul Szep | Posted 10.13.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Breaking Away

D. R. Tucker | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

It's going to be something of a weird experience, but for the first time in my life, I'll be voting Democratic in this fall's presidential election.

Romney's Not So Bold Choice

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Putting Paul on the ticket is not so much a bold move as a coward's idea of courage. A bold move would have been to put a liberal Republican who might have infuriated some of the Republican base, but given the ticket a better chance of winning centrist voters in November on the ticket.

Paul Ryan: The Last, Best Hope for Progressives

Michael Brenner | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

In picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has given some small hope that the election will restore progressive thinking to its legitimate place in our political discourse. The lines are now drawn for a stark confrontation that the White House and Democrats cannot avoid.

I Understand Why Romney Selected Ryan, I'm Just Not Sure Why Ryan Accepted

Byron Williams | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Byron Williams

Ryan is considered a rising star within conservative circles. Conservative pundits, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications openly advocated for Ryan's selection. But it is only a net plus for Ryan if Romney wins.

Obama Knocks Paul Ryan Over Farm Bill In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama will waste no time going after presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan while campaigning in Iowa on Monday. ...

In Paul Ryan, The Right at Last Has Their Man

Bill Moyers | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

This was never Romney's party, and without Karl Rove's shadowy money behind him, he would not have survived the primaries. But in Paul Ryan, the Golden Boy from Janesville, they finally have one of their own -- a true believer for the new Gilded Age.

Bristol Palin On VP Pick: Hold The Phone

Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Bristol Palin said Saturday that she is "praying for" Paul Ryan and his family following Mitt Romney's decision to tap the congressman as his running ...

Paul Ryan Pick Marks Victory For Tea Party

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The tea party didn't get its man in Mitt Romney. But the movement got one of its ideological heroes in the Republican presidential ...

Romney Campaign Repeats Welfare Attack Against Obama

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign continued to attack President Barack Obama over welfare reform with the release of a new ad on Monday, once again falsely stati...

Team Obama Takes Ryan To Task On Signature Plan

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- President Barack Obama's campaign is targeting Paul Ryan in a new online video, two days after the Wisconsin congressman became Mi...

Paul Ryan Protested

Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

In September 2011, Paul Ryan spoke to a Rotary Club in Greenfield, Wisconsin. During his speech, protesters interrupted the meeting with criticism of ...

Ryan Pick Could Hurt Mitt In Crucial State

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

* Democrats take aim at Ryan plan to cut Medicare costs * Seniors in swing state Florida could be at stake * Romney advi...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan Will Only Release 2 Years Of Tax Returns | Sam Stein | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presumptive vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said on Sunday that while he turned over "several years" of tax returns to the Romney c...

'I'm So Happy To Have My Teammate Now'

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The usually buttoned-up Mitt Romney repeatedly gave a thumbs-up. He passed around dozens of high fives. And at every stop, he...

VP Pick's Wife Has Insider Connections

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

* Janna Ryan was congressional aide, healthcare lobbyist * Her Oklahoma family connected to conservative Democrats * Mar...

McCain Sees Similarities Between Ryan, Palin

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took a stroll down memory lane on Sunday, drawing some comparisons between his 2008 vice presidential selection and Mitt Ro...

Ryan Comes Home To Tearful Welcome In Wisconsin

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

* Tearful homecoming in Wisconsin * Romney shows flash of anger at Obama * Ryan's stance on Medicare could hurt vote amo...

Obama: Paul Ryan Is GOP's 'Ideological Leader'

AP | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama is calling Mitt Romney's running mate the "ideological leader" of Republicans in Congress. He says that ideology ha...

Ryan's Democratic Collaborator Calls Collaboration 'Nonsense'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Shortly after naming Paul Ryan as his vice presidential pick on Saturday, Mitt Romney was already touting the Republican Wisconsin congressman's bipar...

Paul Ryan Brings Long Record To Dissect

AP | BRIAN BAKST and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Rep. Paul Ryan's record runs deeper than his signature budget and Medicare ideas. Mitt Romney's running mate is against abortio...

Ryan Tax Returns Landed In Mitt Campaign's Hands

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Mitt Romney released two years of his own tax returns to the public but that didn't appear to be enou...

Jennifer Bendery

Paul Ryan Only Passed 2 Bills Into Law In More Than A Decade | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He's been in Congress for nearly 13 years, but Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has only seen two of his bills pass into law during that time. ...

Scott Walker Weighs In On Mitt's Pick

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

With the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan presidential ticket set for November, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) appears to be sold on that tandem. In a Sunda...