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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...

The GOP's Dismal Electoral Math

Eli Lehrer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Romney's choice of Paul Ryan for Vice President gives him the clearly articulated agenda his campaign has lacked to date. But, in the long term, the GOP has to change if it wants to remain competitive for the White House.

Job Policies: An Experiment

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Even leaving the 2009 job losses out of the calculation, jobs were created under Clinton's policies at a rate nearly eight times faster than they were during the second Bush's business- and high-income-friendly policies -- precisely the policies of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.

Team Obama Strikes At Ryan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

That was quick. Following Mitt Romney's Saturday announcement that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is his vice presidential pick, the Obama campaign released ...

Amanda Terkel

What's Going To Happen To Paul Ryan's House Seat? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is now running for vice president, after presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney announced him as his pick on Saturd...

Ryan: 'It Is Our Duty To Save The American Dream'

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Aug 11 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday announced Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan will be his vice presidential...

Paul Ryan's Plan Could Prove Problematic For Romney

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Aug 11 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Saturday that he has selected Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice presid...

Paul Ryan's History On Gay Rights

The Advocate | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Romney supports amending the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. And Ryan twice voted in support of the failed Federal Marriage Amendment in 2...

Romney Flubs Paul Ryan Introduction

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

While announcing his selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney introduced the Wisconsin congressman as "the next president." "Today's...

Ryan Grim

WATCH: Ryan Describes His 2005 Plan For Social Security | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate has already reignited the debate over the future of Medicare. Ryan has proposed end...

Mitt Romney Has Oops Moment During Major Announcement

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va., Aug 11 (Reuters) - The stage was set on Saturday for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's big introduction of his running-m...

Choosing Paul Ryan Ensures a Focus on the Big Issue: The Fiscal Cliff

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

Paul Ryan is the right choice for Mitt Romney. Paul Ryan will definitely energize conservatives. While Paul Ryan's policy prescriptions will indeed spark debate, his intelligent, youthful energy and boldness will attract many moderates.

Michael Calderone

Bill Kristol: 'We Began to Break' Paul Ryan VP News | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.11.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Thursday, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol and senior writer Stephen Hayes urged Mitt Romney to choose Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as h...

Paul Ryan Prepared Remarks: 'What Kind Of People Do We Want To Be?'

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. -- The Romney campaign has released excerpts of Paul Ryan's remarks to be delivered here in Norfolk Saturday morning at his first event a...

Paul Ryan Pick Sends Media Racing To Cover Late-Night News

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Media

The late-night news that Mitt Romney had chosen Paul Ryan as his vice presidential pick sent the media racing, and brought an end to the months-long s...

Mitt Romney's Desperate VP Choice

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

You have to wonder about the level of Mitt Romney's desperation to select Representative Paul Ryan as his running mate.

If There's One Thing Paul Ryan Hates, It's Wealthy Tax Cheats

Chris Kelly | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Chris Kelly

If there's one thing Paul Ryan likes, as laid out in his famous "Path to Prosperity" budget, it's weapons spending -- and the budget spells out exactly where he's going to find the money to buy more guns every year forever: He's going to crack down hard on rich tax cheats who game the system.

Ryan's Budget Plan Sure To Become Hot Campaign Issue

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan's budget proposal has been popular with most Republicans. Now that Mitt Romney plans to select the Wisconsin congressman as his vice preside...

Will Paul Ryan Energize The Right?

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney is planning to tap Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate, and the political sphere is wondering if th...

Politicians React To Romney VP Pick

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate sparked an outpouring of reaction from within the political community. HuffPost's Jon Ward re...

Paul Ryan Biography: GOP's Most Influential Policymaker

The Huffington Post | Kurt Heine | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's pick as vice presidential running mate, has used his position as chairman of the House Budget Committee to become one of...