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Paul Ryan Budget

Republicans Rally In Wisconsin (Live Updates)

Wauwatosa Patch | Patch Staff | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

Patch will be blogging live Saturday from the "Defending the American Dream" Summit in Milwaukee, an educational and training conference aimed at gear...

Reluctant Warriors

Mike Lux | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

The Ryan budget is the most radical, repeal-the-20th Century budget document I have read in 30 years of politics, and Romney's and the entire Republican Party's embrace of it makes it quite literally impossible to Etch-A-Sketch anything away.

The Republican Budget, Explained

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

The new Republican budget plan: Smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke, smoke. Tax cuts for the 1%, cuts in the things We, the People do for each other.

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West: You'd Be On A 'Suicide Mission' If You Challenge My Support For Paul Ryan's Budget | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Don't even think about challenging Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) on his support for the House Republican budget plan, or you'll be on "a suic...

Allen West Issues 'Suicide Mission' Threat

The Daily Pulp | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan released a new budget plan on Tuesday that calls for massive cuts in almost every area of government spending. Congressman A...

Ryan Budget Moves Ahead

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The top Republican in the House predicted a deficit-slashing GOP budget plan is on track to pass next week despite clearing the Bud...

The Republican Vision of America Is One in Which 99 Percent of Us Are Condemned to Be Feudal Serfs

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Thom Hartmann

In a nod to the Republican Party's super-rich members like himself, Ryan proposes enormous tax breaks for the 1 percent.

GOP Budget Doesn't Even Say the Word "Veteran"

Jon Soltz | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Jon Soltz

That's the choice the Ryan plan presents to America -- do we want to fund the wealthiest Americans and corporations, or keep our promise to our veterans? Ryan and the GOP say the former.

Jennifer Bendery

Carney: Backers of Paul Ryan's Budget Have 'Severely Diminished Capacity' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday blasted the House Republican budget proposal unveiled this week and said that anyone...

Santorum Gives His 2 Cents On The GOP Budget

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

HARVEY, La. -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he supports a House Republican budget proposal, but adds that the spending cuts in...

Thank You, Paul Ryan. Your budget is a gift.

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Now for the reality check: this budget has absolutely no chance of becoming law. Everyone knows it will never see the light of day in the Senate. So, Mr. Ryan, remind me: why you did this again?

The Republican's Social-Darwinist Budget Plan

Robert Reich | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

The Paul Ryan plan would give the wealthiest Americans an average tax cut of at least $150,000 a year, paid for by cutting programs for the elderly, lower-middle families, and the poor. This is pure Social Darwinism. Reward the rich and cut off the help to anyone who needs it.

Paul Ryan's Profligate Pentagon Plan

Ben Freeman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Ben Freeman

If Paul Ryan, Congress and the president continue to let the Pentagon spend with impunity, the only things that will be hollow are taxpayer wallets.

Katy Hall

Paul Ryan's Plan: The GOP Budget And The 2012 Race | Katy Hall | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled a budget Tuesday that would slash federal spending by $5 trillion more than the budget President Ba...

Arthur Delaney

Paul Ryan Wants 'Welfare Reform Round 2' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Congressional Republicans' budget guru said Tuesday that he wants Congress to overhaul food stamps and other safety net programs in the way welfare wa...

Apocalypse Now: GOP Budget Offers Second-Rate Vision for First-Rate Country

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Ethan Rome

The GOP budget is an immoral and callous clarion call for the middle class to pay more and get less. It promotes prosperity for the few instead of opportunity for all. It says we should be on our own instead of bound together by common purpose.

Newt Has Drastically Different Thoughts On This Year's Ryan Budget

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

In a Tuesday interview on Fox News Radio's Kilmeade & Friends, Newt Gingrich bestowed praise toward fellow Republican Paul Ryan's budget plan. “...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan Budget Includes $49 Billion More In 2012 Revenue Than Barack Obama's | Sam Stein | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The budget outline introduced by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday would witness a massive reduction in tax ...

The Daily Szep -- The Ryan Plan

Paul Szep | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Paul Szep


House GOP Rolls Out Budget Plan With Controversial Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mixing deep cuts to safety-net programs for the poor with politically risky cost curbs for Medicare, Republicans controlling the Ho...

Ryan, GOP Unveil Suicide Pact Today, Rejecting American Majority

Roger Hickey | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Roger Hickey

On Tuesday House Republicans, led by Budget Committee chair Paul Ryan, will unveil a suicide pact, in the form of a new budget that ignores the clear views of the majority of Americans.

Preserving the Medicare Guarantee: Why I've Been Working with Paul Ryan

Sen. Ron Wyden | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Sen. Ron Wyden

People on both sides of the aisle want to know why a progressive Democrat is working with the author of last year's House Budget on Medicare reform. Here's why.

Plan That Caused Political Firestorm Igniting New GOP Battle

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After a few months of relative peace on the budget front, Democrats and Republicans are readying for a party-defining, election-yea...

Sam Stein

Romney Campaign Uses 'Mediscare' Tactics | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign and a like-minded conservative group launched seemingly uncoordinated but highly tellin...

GOP Congressman Apologizes For Controversial 'Killing' Comments

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma congressman apologized on Friday for suggesting that "killing a couple" of U.S. senators may be the only way to get ...