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Amanda Terkel

McCain Defends Paul Ryan's (Scant) Private-Sector Experience | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of Mitt Romney's top pitches to the American public in his bid for president is the private-sector experience he says is needed to t...

Romney-Ryan Ticket Sets 2012 Contours

AP | KASIE HUNT and KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Cheered by the biggest crowds of his campaign, Republican Mitt Romney declared Sunday that 42-year-old running mate Paul Ryan...

Amanda Terkel

Reince Priebus: Obama Has 'Blood' On His Hands | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus defended newly minted Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan's budget pl...

Tax Returns Factored Into Mitt VP Choice

BuzzFeed | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign requested "several" years of tax returns from potential vice presidential picks, senior adviser Beth Myers, who ra...

Sarah Palin VP Reaction Focuses Mainly On Obama

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

On the day that Mitt Romney presented his vice presidential candidate before the political sphere, a former vice presidential candidate devoted the ma...

Jon Ward

Paul Ryan Selection Secrecy: Disguises And Hikes Through The Woods | Jon Ward | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- He wore a T-shirt, blue jeans, sunglasses and a baseball cap as he slipped into Chicago O'Hare airport the morning of ...

Obama's Wisconsin Team Mobilizes Against Paul Ryan: 'We Know Him Best'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin finds itself at the center of the national political discussion once again, with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as Mitt Romney's vice presidential ...

Biden Calls To Congratulate Paul Ryan

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden has telephoned Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, congratulating him for being Republican presidential con...

Jason Cherkis

Paul Ryan Had Ties To Tom DeLay And Jack Abramoff | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has served more than a decade in Congress, President Barack Obama and his allies will surely be scouring his ...

Friends, Foes Like Ryan Despite Major Rifts

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Paul Ryan's friends and opponents in Wisconsin and his hometown of Janesville are nearly unanimous in describing the congressman as ...

Jon Ward

Ryan's Collaboration With Democratic Senator Sure To Factor Into 2012 Debate | Jon Ward | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

ASHLAND, Va. -- Democrats, after Mitt Romney named Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate Saturday, seized quickly on Ryan's budget. It is now th...

Why Paul Ryan Irks Environmentalists

Posted 08.11.2012 | Green

"Unilateral economic restraint in the name of fighting global warming has been a tough sell in our communities, where much of the state is buried unde...

Guess Who This Is

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.11.2012 | Teen

They say politics changes you, but you wouldn't know that by looking at U.S. Representative Paul Ryan. Mitt Romney's choice for vice president loo...

Look at This Photo

Roger Wolfson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Roger Wolfson

Romney's choice proves that whoever is guiding Romney's campaign appears to have less experience and knowledge than one can find in any politics 101 course. Virtually every choice the Romney campaign is making right now is unwise.

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair: Romney Just Gave Us Our 'Majority Maker' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

The man charged with electing Democrats to the House of Representatives boasted on Saturday that the party had higher hopes for taking back the majori...

Rep. Paul Ryan VP Choice Draws Criticism From Some Conservatives

Howard Fineman | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Here -- anonymously, by his request -- is a critique of the choice by one of the country's most prominent and influential conservatives, who sent this analysis to close friends.

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Show Paul Ryan's Obscurity, Vulnerability | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Polls show that Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's pick as vice presidential running mate, was still unknown to a majority of Americans as Romney ...

Republicans Turn Out To Embrace Paul Ryan

AP | BOB LEWIS | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. — Mitt Romney could have said almost anything to a buoyant crowd ready to welcome his new running mate and it would have been OK. B...

One-Time VP Contender Reacts To Ryan Decision

AP | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

CINCINNATI -- Ohio Sen. Rob Portman is calling Rep. Paul Ryan "a great choice" to be Mitt Romney's running mate for president, a designation many expe...

Romney Camp Touts Bush Praise For Ryan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

The Mitt Romney campaign blasted out predictable statements of top Republicans praising the choice of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for vice president, but ...

Mitt Romney's VP Pick Resurfaces Fundamental Question: Do We Dismantle The Social State?

Howard Fineman | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

By choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney assures that the election contest will be in public what it already was beneath the surface: a referendum on the centrality of government social-service programs to the real lives of average Americans.

Ryan Grim

The Key Difference Between Ryan, Romney | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just off the floor of the House of Representatives is an ornate room known as the Speaker's Lobby. Restricted to most staffers and all l...

Sam Stein

Romney Seeks Distance From Paul Ryan's Budget | Sam Stein | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Within minutes of tapping Paul Ryan as his vice presidential nominee, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney was distancing himself from the congr...

Laura Bassett

Paul Ryan Sponsored Fetal Personhood Bill, Opposes Family Planning Funds | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Despite Mitt Romney's efforts to court women voters ahead of November, he chose a running mate who is far outside the mainstream on women's health iss...

Paul Ryan VP Choice Reportedly Made On Aug. 1

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney reportedly decided on Aug. 1 that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) would be his pick for vice president. The two met on Aug. 5 and Paul accepted th...