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Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney-Ryan Ticket Forces Republicans To Distance Themselves From Controversial Ryan Budget | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Paul Ryan was chosen as Mitt Romney’s running mate, Republicans in competitive congressional races have tried to strike a balanc...

What Ending Medicare Really Means

Shelley Berkley | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Shelley Berkley

Seniors would be forced to pay thousands of dollars more a year for the coverage they are already receiving. And if the voucher doesn't cover the service and you can't pay? Tough luck. You're on your own.

10 Ways Paul Ryan's 'Path To Prosperity' Budget Would Hurt Americans

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine and Harry Bradford | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

Paul Ryan's budget proposals have earned him recognition from his fellow party members in Congress, and the presumed Republican vice presidential nomi...

Paul Ryan - A Heartbeat Away From the Presidency?

Allan Brawley | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Allan Brawley

Let's pause a minute before we accede to the supposed sterling qualities of Mitt Romney's newly announced running mate and look a little closer at this election cycle's version of Republican Party wunderkind and base energizer.

Sam Stein

Did Paul Ryan Cripple Debt-Reduction Deal With Obama Re-Election Concern? | Sam Stein | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In its profile of newly minted, presumptive vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan Monday morning, The New York Times reported a new and po...

To Beat Romney-Ryan, Obama Must Embrace Bowles-Simpson

Ben Ritz | Posted 10.13.2012 | College
Ben Ritz

Paul Ryan's whole argument has been that "at least he has a plan." If Obama offers a plan to save Medicare and Social Security from themselves, create a better tax code, and balance the budget, Ryan's entire appeal would fall apart.

Religious Leaders Condemn Ryan-Romney Budget

Sally Steenland | Posted 10.13.2012 | Religion
Sally Steenland

These faith leaders have gotten it right. The Ryan-Romney budget is a moral disaster because it penalizes struggling Americans while letting the rich off the hook. And it is an economic disaster.

Obama's Ex-Budget Director: Ryan's Ideas Don't Make Any Sense

Bloomberg View | Peter Orzag | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: As a fellow budget wonk, I like Paul Ryan a lot. But his policy proposals fall far short of his winning personality. Ryan, the...

Romney Would Have Paid Nothing In Taxes Under Old Ryan Plan

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's assertion that programs like Medicare and Social Security are staring at bankruptcy did not stop the Wisconsin...

Romney Distances Himself from Ryan Budget but Who Buys It?

Brittney Bullock | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Brittney Bullock

No matter how far left some centrist voters perceive Barack Obama to be, the far right ticket that Romney is now offering is not their desired solution.

Ed In The Election: Paul Ryan On Education

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 08.13.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Mitt Romney’s pick of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his vice presidentia...

I Understand Why Romney Selected Ryan, I'm Just Not Sure Why Ryan Accepted

Byron Williams | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Byron Williams

Ryan is considered a rising star within conservative circles. Conservative pundits, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications openly advocated for Ryan's selection. But it is only a net plus for Ryan if Romney wins.

Mitt Defends Running Mate's Medicare Plan

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is defending his running mate's Medicare proposal, telling Florida voters that he...

Krugman: Paul Ryan's Budget Proposal Is 'Just A Fantasy'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

Paul Krugman doesn't think Paul Ryan's budget plan should be taken seriously. "This is just a fantasy, not a serious policy proposal," Krugman, the...

Team Obama Takes Ryan To Task On Signature Plan

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- President Barack Obama's campaign is targeting Paul Ryan in a new online video, two days after the Wisconsin congressman became Mi...

Top Obama Adviser: Ryan Pick Brings Back Palin Memories

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A senior political adviser to President Barack Obama likened Mitt Romney's selection of Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate to Jo...

A History Of Criticism For Paul Ryan's Budget Plans

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business

Liberal economists have long been critical of Paul Ryan. The conservative Wisconsin congressman, who was announced as Mitt Romney's running mate on...

Paul Ryan, The Path to Prosperity and the Peter Principle

Mark Axelrod | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Mark Axelrod

Where things tend to get somewhat murky is the line: "Restoring America's Promise" since that implies the promise of America has somehow been lost and in some obscure way needs to be "recovered" or "restored." Why else would he write what he wrote?

Paul Ryan Brings Long Record To Dissect

AP | BRIAN BAKST and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Rep. Paul Ryan's record runs deeper than his signature budget and Medicare ideas. Mitt Romney's running mate is against abortio...

Paul Ryan Budget Would Slash Romney's Taxes Almost To ZERO | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Already, there is a curious bit of conventional wisdom taking hold that Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan is shrewd because it will draw attention fro...

Less Than 24 Hours and Already the Media Have Destroyed It

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media
Greta Van Susteren

I always liked the word 'bold.' It is easy to say, punchy and to the point. And now? If I hear another person on TV or in print describe the Gov. Romney selection of Rep. Ryan as "bold," I may throw my TV through the window.

Amanda Terkel

Reince Priebus: Obama Has 'Blood' On His Hands | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus defended newly minted Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan's budget pl...

A Plebiscite on the Role of Government

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

What can we expect the presumptive Romney-Ryan ticket's perspective to be on tax policy, retirement security, the safety net/poverty, inequality, mobility, investment in public goods, market failures, health care?

The Ryan Choice

Robert Reich | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Paul Ryan's views are pure social Darwinism, as reflected in his budget. Is this Mitt Romney's view as well?

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair: Romney Just Gave Us Our 'Majority Maker' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

The man charged with electing Democrats to the House of Representatives boasted on Saturday that the party had higher hopes for taking back the majori...