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Paul Ryan 2012

Paul Ryan's Big Problem

Salon | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

What was most striking about the unveiling of Paul Ryan’s latest budget blueprint on Tuesday was how familiar it felt. Here was the chairman of the ...

Paul Ryan: It's Not My Fault!

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

* Ryan ends self-imposed public silence on election * Again focused on his job as budget-cutting House chairman By Thoma...

Paul Ryan Rips Obama's 'Straw Man' Inauguration Speech

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) reacted to President Barack Obama's inauguration speech in an interview on "The Laura Ingraham Show" Tuesday, complaining that...

About Paul Ryan's Illusions of Grandeur

William Laney | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
William Laney

There would seem to be no one in the upper echelon of Republican circles who is strong and influential enough to dissuade a flawed wannabe. It appears unlikely, then, that anyone will tell Paul Ryan to cancel his dreams.

Paul Ryan: Obama Doesn't Have A Mandate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), in his first national interview since he and running mate Mitt Romney were defeated last week, said President B...

Ryan's War That Wasn't

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

Former GOP vice-presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) had his own vision for the campaign. The candidate wanted to visit inner cities and ...

Elise Foley

Romney, Ryan Stoke Ohio Volunteers | Elise Foley | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan delivered remarks on Friday at something of a mini-Republican...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Paul Ryan Says His Plan To Privatize Medicare Is 'Gradual' Social Engineering | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Privatize, privatize, privatize. That’s what GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan wants to do with Medicare, the country’s 47-year-old federal ...

RSVP: Republican Wisconsin Ads Invite Recipients To GOP Victory Rally

The Huffington Post | Kristen Taylor | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

In the final week before the presidential election, when some say political advertising is most important, here are five GOP pre-recorded voice messag...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Cancels Campaign Events, Campaigns Anyway | Elise Foley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's unseemly to campaign in the midst of an unfolding natural disaster, but the Romney-Ryan camp was ready this week with a solution: D...

Paul Ryan's Idea: Drill For Oil In The Arctic To Help Get Us Off Fossil Fuel Dependence

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

With the storm of a century barreling toward New York City, the debate over climate change is likely to get a jolt. The extreme nature of the storm fi...

GOP Groups Spilling Secrets To Donors | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

For two years, outside money was a secretive game, with deep-pocketed conservative groups refusing to detail their methods or strategies -- let alone ...

Jason Cherkis

Soup Kitchen In Paul Ryan Flap Facing Donor Backlash | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of Rep. Paul Ryan's embarrassing soup kitchen photo-op last week, the organization that runs the facility tells The Huffingt...

Jason Cherkis

No Sign Of Paul Ryan At Soup Kitchens, Shelters In His Own District | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan's awkward visit last week to a Youngstown, Ohio, soup kitchen made national headlines and has been the butt of late-night...

Biden Hits Romney Over 'Binders,' Ryan Tries To Explain

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden and GOP vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) disagreed over Mitt Romney's remark in the presidential debate Tues...

Joe Biden Hits 'Sketchy' Romney

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden is dismissing as "rhetoric but not much substance" Mitt Romney's answers to questions at Tuesday night's presid...

Chicagoans React To The Vice Presidential Debate -- Who Won?

Posted 10.12.2012 | Chicago

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan squared off Thursday evening in the one and only vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky. The affair was a feisty one and ...

Michael Calderone

Conservatives Suggest VP Moderator Bias | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On the day before the 2008 vice presidential debate, The Drudge Report splashed a photo of moderator Gwen Ifill and suggested it was a con...

Michael Calderone

Martha Raddatz New Battle: Moderating VP Debate | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Monday afternoon, ABC News' Martha Raddatz took a break from preparing to moderate this week's vice presidential debate to tweet a phot...

Scott Walker Advises Paul Ryan

Menomonee Falls Patch | Carl Engelking | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

As the nation approaches Thursday's vice presidential debate, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the best thing U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan can do is be Paul Ry...

Audio, Video Banned At Romney/Ryan Fundraiser | Lynn Sweet | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

ROSEMONT, ILL.--Audio and video recordings are banned at Mitt Romney fund-raisers. GOP vice presidential nominee at a Sunday fundraiser in a Chicag...

The Next President: The Best Liar?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

TIME magazine has an interesting set of articles this week asking which of the presidential candidates, if any, "is telling the truth." First off, what a sad commentary on the state of our politics -- of our country -- that such a question even needs to be asked. But wait: It gets "better."

2012 COUNTDOWN: Obama Needs The Merciless Joe

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Simply put, the Obama-Biden team can't afford another weak, confused and defensive performance against the Republican ticket after the one the president turned in Wednesday in the West.

Can They Even Hear Paul Ryan?

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

In an ad for his congressional reelection campaign Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan talks to two factory workers about the economy. ...

Ryan Challenged On 'Dangerous' Plan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Rob Zerban, who is challenging Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan for his Wisconsin House seat, launched a major ad buy Friday attacking R...