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Paul Ryan Budget Proposal

The Ryan Budget: How I Spent My Weekend

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Hypothetically, if you wanted to distill every form of right-wing economic lunacy into a 100-page document, then hypothetically, it would be the Ryan Budget.

In the Name of Protecting Children, the Poor, and the States, the Ryan Budget Does the Opposite

Bruce Lesley | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released his fiscal year 2015 budget proposal last week, but the rhetoric in the document and out of the Committee often seem at odds with the budget choices that are being made.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Ryan Says It's Okay For His Budget To Cut Medicare, But Not Okay For Democrats To Do It | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday defended his budget plan's Medicare cuts, even though Republicans have rel...

Ryan Unveils House GOP Budget, Claiming Balance

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled an updated Republican budget plan Tuesday that would slash $5.1 trillion in fed...

Sabrina Siddiqui

It's Official: The Ryan Budget Is Back | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will consider a revised budget resolution this year by Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), according to a memo ...

The Culture Gap

Michael A. Hardy | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Michael A. Hardy

Most poor and working class families, whether black, white, tan or brown, would much rather be working and earning a livable wage than being excluded from the workforce by institutional situations whether policy driven or profit driven.

Lying in Wait, Ready to... Pounce!

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Inarticulate, inelegant, inner-city, it's not the "in's that are the problem. It's what comes "out" of their mouths that keeps hurting Republicans.

Ryan's Big Screw

Shan Wells | Posted 05.14.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells


Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan Will Battle Paul Krugman To The Death To Defeat 'Keynesian Economics' | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin representative and former GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan put new gloss on his old budget and has been schlepping it around and ab...

Krugman: Ryan's Budget Is 'A Path To Continued Depression'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

Paul Ryan's budget plan promises to "help grow our economy today." Paul Krugman says that's rubbish. The Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York...

What Paul Ryan Doesn't Want You To Know About His Budget

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

Republican House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan is back with a new budget plan, which he claims would help America's poor "become independent." I...

Chairman Ryan's "Vague" and "Extreme" New Budget Plan

Bob Greenstein | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Bob Greenstein

Is it courageous to camouflage hundreds of billions in cuts for the poor and disadvantaged in broad budget categories without identifying the programmatic cuts, so that analysts, journalists, and other policymakers can't identify the specific cuts and assess their impacts?

Paul Ryan's Budget Would Destroy 2 Million Jobs, Analysis Finds

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.14.2013 | Business

The budget plan that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) unveiled on Tuesday would eliminate 2 million jobs in 2014, according to a new analysis by the Economic P...

Krugman: Ryan's Budget Plan 'Has Gotten Even Crueler'

Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

Perhaps Paul Ryan is just trolling Paul Krugman at this point. Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist wrote in a T...

Lucia Graves

Environmentalists Decry Paul Ryan Budget | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.14.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday released his budget proposal calling for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline and slashing the discre...

Jennifer Bendery

Paul Ryan: 'I Never Really Had A Conversation' With Obama Until Last Week | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said Sunday that he's "never really had a conversation" with President Barack Obama until last week, when the p...

Paul Ryan: Balancing Budget Will Require 'Modest Changes'

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said on Wednesday he will unveil a "no surp...

Paul Ryan Drives the GOP's Clinton Love Bus

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Sometimes I think the Republicans in Congress can't shock me by their utterly laughable, teeth-gnashing, shameless hypocrisy. But then they outdo themselves.

Elise Foley

How Would The Paul Ryan Budget Handle Disaster Relief? | Elise Foley | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If it had been up to Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, disaster response agencies would likely face lower funding to handl...

Priorities USA Action Attacks Mitt Romney Over Planned Education Cuts In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released a new television ad Monday targeting Republican presidential nominee ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Past Paul Ryan Videos Reinforce Republican VP Nominee's Commitment To Privatizing Medicare | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although Paul Ryan has repeatedly stated that his plan is to “save Medicare,” when speaking before a more conservative audience seve...

Obama Hits Back: Mediscare War Is On

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

The Mediscare war has returned. On Thursday, President Barack Obama's reelection campaign released a new TV ad called "Preserving," which contrasts...

Marco Rubio Makes The Medicare Case For Mitt Romney And Paul Ryan In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) appears in an ad for the Mitt Romney campaign released Thursday, making the case that changes to Medicare are necessary in o...

Districts Stand To Lose Millions Under Ryan Budget Proposal

Posted 09.13.2012 | Education

A New America Foundation analysis has calculated that under Paul Ryan’s budget proposal to cut federal spending by 20 percent, 77 percent of the 1,5...

Obama Campaign Ad: Middle Class Will Pay For Tax Cuts For Wealthy Under Romney Ryan Plan

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's reelection campaign is going after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan for failing t...