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Paul Ryan Budget

Paul Ryan's Big Problem

Salon | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

What was most striking about the unveiling of Paul Ryan’s latest budget blueprint on Tuesday was how familiar it felt. Here was the chairman of the ...

Zombie Budget Plan Menaces Economy

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

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...

The Republican Fantasy

Salon | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics

One of the ways to differentiate liberals and conservatives today is to consider their respective caricatured sci-fi visions of the future. In cartoon...

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...

Jeffrey Young

Paul Ryan's New Budget Would Make More People Uninsured | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

The proposals House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) unveiled Tuesday would lead to a dramatic increase the number of people who lack heal...

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...

More on the Ryan Budget: A Guidepost on the Road to Gridlock

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

As the Ryan budget, which is really quite divorced from reality outside the hyper-conservative House and has absolutely zero chance of enactment, shows, these budgets have little to do with the actual agreements that determine actual revenues, outlays, and policies.

Ryan the Redistributionist

Robert Reich | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

Paul Ryan's new budget purportedly gets about 40 percent of its $4.6 trillion in spending cuts over ten years by repealing Obamacare, but Ryan's budget document doesn't mention that such a repeal would also lower taxes on corporations and the wealthy that foot Obamacare's bill.

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats' Budget: Read The Details | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Moments after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) introduced his federal budget blueprint, Senate Democrats unveiled thei...

Michael McAuliff

Ryan Budget Again Targets Medicare, Medicaid | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) rolled out his latest budget proposal, offering an ambitious blueprint that promises ...

White House Slams Ryan Proposal

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

BY JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The White House says the new House Republican budget outlines the wrong course for the nation. White Hous...

Dave Jamieson

Ryan Budget Misleads On Key Fact | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The GOP House budget proposal released by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) Tuesday included a standard Republican talking point for long-term def...

LOOK: Paul Ryan Releases Third Budget

Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) released his budget Tuesday, the Path to Prosperity. The document is the third that the former vice-presidential candidate has...

GOP Budget Plan Calls For Repealing Obamacare Again

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — House Republicans unveiled their latest budget outline on Tuesday, sticking to their plans to...

Paul Ryan Proposes Balanced Budget In 10 Years

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 11 (Reuters) - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said on Monday he can balance the federal budget in 10 years without rais...

Ryan's Regressiveness Redux

Robert Reich | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

Austerity economics -- of which Paul Ryan's upcoming budget is the most extreme version -- is a cruel hoax. Cruel because it hurts most those who are already hurting; a hoax because it doesn't work.

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: GOP Budget Assumes Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Paul Ryan on Sunday said that the GOP House budget was tailored to assume that the Affordable Care Act would be repealed. "Are you saying, as part ...

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...

Don't Forget Ryan's Budget of Last Year

Bob Greenstein | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
Bob Greenstein

In assessing the budget that Ryan will release this week, the issue is not whether it's harsher than last year's proposal but whether it continues to adhere to the same extreme approach that he has embraced in prior budgets.

Ryan Considers Major Shift Away From Campaign Pledge

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

By David Lawder and Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, March 5 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is flo...

Paul Ryan Floating Change To Medicare Age | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

Paul Ryan’s budget will show how Republicans can balance a budget that’s trillions of dollars out of whack. But the most significant unresolved is...

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.