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Paul Ryan 2012

Andrea Stone

Why Romney Ticket Should Shudder Over 1972 | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

As new polls show President Barack Obama widening his margin in Paul Ryan's home state of Wisconsin and Mitt Romney's stomping ground of Massachusetts...

Paul Ryan Rallies Amid 'Augmented Reality'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

A Florida mayor used a rally this past weekend with Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan to push a new advertising technology on the GOP tic...

Mitt Romney and Rosie Ruiz. Yeah, That's the Ticket

Robby Benson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Robby Benson

The American Dream was once described by a work ethic and the ability to buy your family a house. Now the American Dream seems to be a lack of ethics while being bankrolled by Citizen's United

Is The Catholic Hierarchy Moving Toward The GOP?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 09.19.2012 | Religion

(RNS) A series of recent developments are renewing questions about the Catholic bishops' alignment with the Republican Party, with much of the attenti...

Mollie Reilly

Ryan Campaigns In Center Bolstered By Stimulus Funding | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) stopped in Dover, N.H. on Tuesday, where the Republican vice presidential candidate made the case for Mitt Romney during a tow...

Paul Blumenthal

Controversial Super PAC Donor Shifts Strategy | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- J. Joe Ricketts, the billionaire behind an ultimately shelved plan to run $10 million in ads featuring inflammatory footage of President...

American Diplomats and Interests Attacked: The Right Time to 'Double Down'?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

It will be interesting to see how the GOP manages to pin these anti-U.S., anti-Obama demonstrations in Australia, one of our staunchest allies, on President Obama's alleged lack of leadership and on his alleged "sympathizing with those who make these attacks."

How Ryan Charmed Washington

The New Republic | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

THE TALL, GOOD-LOOKING young man from Wisconsin sure was likable and energetic, but in the early 1990s, no one in Washington expected Paul Ryan to bec...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney Searches For A Former Clarity: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Sept. 14 | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

One of the essential charges that's been levied at Mitt Romney by Team Obama Re-Elect is that he has, thus far, refused to offer any specifics in term...

Elise Foley

Paul Ryan: Obama Treats Israel With 'Indifference Bordering On Contempt' | Elise Foley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan accused the Obama administration Friday of treating Israel with "indifference bordering on conte...

Elise Foley

House Republicans To Paul Ryan: Good To See You, Now 'Get Back To Ohio' | Elise Foley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan received a hero's welcome Thursday at the House of Representatives, with his fellow House Republ...

Ron Paul Supporters May Stiff Mitt

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

One of the Republican appointees to the Electoral College abruptly resigned from her post Thursday after publicly questioning whether she would suppor...

Mitt Romney Repeats Dubious Medicare Claim In Spanish-Language Ad

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

The Mitt Romney campaign released a Spanish-language television ad on Wednesday hitting the president on supposed cuts to Medicare, the latest in its ...

When The Campaign Gets Physical

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama goes airborne in a doozy of a bear hug with a pizza guy in Florida. Joe Biden cozies up with a biker chick in Ohio. Pa...

Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan Now Denies Having Voted For Act He Heralded As A 'Huge Cultural Change' For Congress | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

If you want to tell me that the so-called "super committee" -- empaneled last year as a last-ditch attempt to reach a compromise on budget alignment -...

Ryan: Democrats Were 'Against God Before They Were For Him'

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — President Barack Obama has broken too many promises to earn a second term and four more years under his leadership cou...

Paul Ryan's Secret Service Code Name Revealed

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

The Secret Service will refer to GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan as "Bowhunter" this election season, his recently selected codename, GQ rep...

Paul Ryan: Obama "Can't Run On His Record"

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan told Virginia supporters on Friday that President Barack Obama will distort his record to the American people ...


Parker Blackman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Media
Parker Blackman

So the question is, WWMD? Translation: What Will the Media Do? Will they let him get away with it or not? It's not so much a question of liberal or conservative, but a seminal moment that could define the future of political journalism.

Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan Rages Against The Machine That Made Him | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Give Paul Ryan credit -- he knows from dystopian fiction. As a Rand-acolyte, he's essentially been steeping in dark, howling visions of America transm...

Why Bill Gross Thinks Paul Ryan Is Good With Numbers

Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

Paul Ryan just got a new supporter. Sort of. Bill Gross, the co-chief investment officer of PIMCO and arguably the most well-known bond investor i...

Todd Akin, Republicans Share 'Extreme Agenda': DCCC

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee announced a new effort Monday to target 20 Republican members of Congress, including vice presidential...

Romney Pivots Strategy As Economic Message Falters

The New York Times | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is heading into his nominating convention with his advisers convinced he needs a more combative footing against President Obama in order t...

Jason Linkins

Here's To Shutting Up And Other Advice For The 'Era Of Backlash': The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Aug. 24 | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

Let's take a moment to consider what the world was like on Aug 8, 2012. That morning, Missouri Representative Todd Akin woke up and greeted the day as...

Ryan Makes Bogus Claim

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says President Barack Obama wants to ease work requirements for welfare reci...