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Paul Ryan Budget Proposal

The Budget Skirmish & How Obama Handles His Role In Shaping Domestic Policy

The New York Review Of Books | Elizabeth Drew | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

As is his custom, President Obama erred on the side of caution in confronting this country's grave fiscal crisis. On Wednesday he gave a good speech f...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker In Hot Water With Tea Party For Voting Against Ryan Budget | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Montana lawmaker Denny Rehberg was one of just four Republican House members to vote against Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) budget proposal o...

Controversial GOP Budget Proposal Passes House Vote

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House has passed a Republican budget blueprint proposing to fundamentally overhaul Medicare for future beneficiaries while combating...

Paul Ryan, GOP Get Turn On Medicare Hot Seat

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Now it's their turn to try to fix the health care mess. Republicans, just like President Barack Obama, may discover that's easier s...

GOP Rep's Controversial Medicare Plan Worries Local Voters

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Brian Krutsch has been long one of many automatic votes here for Rep. Paul Ryan. The unemployed warehouse manager, along with...

Showdown To Avert Shutdown Set Stage For Even Tougher Confrontations

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rivals in a divided government, President Barack Obama and the most powerful Republican in Congress split their differences to stav...

Chairman Ryan's Deficit Reduction Proposal: Unwise, Unfair, and Not Deficit Reduction

John Bouman | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics
John Bouman

Although it's being sold primarily as a long-term, ten-year plan that makes the tough choices needed to reduce the deficit, Ryan's plan accomplishes virtually nothing in the way of deficit reduction.

Contentious Budget Proposal Advances In House

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ALAN FRAM | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House Budget Committee approved a $3.5 trillion budget for 2012 on Wednesday that was hailed by its GOP authors ...

Republicans Gamble With Politically Risky Budget Proposal

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a politically risky 2012 proposal that aims to bring down huge budget deficits by cutting hea...

Paul Ryan, GOP Rising Star Or 'Root Canal' Republican?

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paul Ryan, just 41 but already a seventh-term congressman, is the man making the House Republicans' sales pitch for truly big budget cut...

How Paul Ryan's Budget Proposal Would Affect Health Care

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

The House Republican budget unveiled Tuesday by Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin would repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in its entirety...