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Paul Ryan Budget

New GOP Goal Denounced As 'Ryan On Steroids'

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's sharp disagreements over taxes and spending are on a re-routed collision course, as Senate Democrats launch a plan that inc...

Ryan Trying To Find 'Sweet Spot'

The New York Times | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After Senator John McCain’s failed presidential bid in 2008, he repaired to the Senate to become a thorn in President Obama’s side....

About Paul Ryan's Illusions of Grandeur

William Laney | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics
William Laney

There would seem to be no one in the upper echelon of Republican circles who is strong and influential enough to dissuade a flawed wannabe. It appears unlikely, then, that anyone will tell Paul Ryan to cancel his dreams.

LISTEN: Rand Paul Goes After GOP Leadership For 'Purging' Conservatives

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Add Rand Paul to the list of conservatives currently furious at the House Republican leadership. Speaking on the Peter Schiff radio show on Thursda...

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Conservative Groups Oppose Boehner Fiscal Proposal | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most powerful and politically active conservative groups in Washington are not pleased with the fiscal cliff proposal put for...

Inside The Republican Apocalypse | Timothy Noah | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

Between an electoral defeat that was wholly unexpected (by them, anyway) and a “fiscal cliff” that will compel them to support a tax increase, Rep...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner Faces Conservative Fury | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative groups are furious with GOP leadership for stripping several lawmakers of spots on powerful committees after it was deemed ...

After Failed VP Bid, Ryan Returns To Comfortable Topic

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Paul Ryan is getting his groove back. A month after the GOP's presidential ticket lost an election, the party's vice presidential ...

Dilemma Threatens To Derail Ryan Ambitions

National Journal | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

Fresh from the campaign trail and mulling his options for the future, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will play a pivotal role in negotia...

The Gift That Just Keeps On Giving

Mike Lux | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

The American people in this election heard the generosity-breeds-dependency philosophy, and they heard Barack Obama and Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats say that we are all in this together, that we are our brothers' and sisters' keepers, that we need to lift each other up.

Do Republicans Love Me Just for My Money?

Eric Schoenberg | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business
Eric Schoenberg

Even if the entrepreneurs who proclaim "I built this business" are solely responsible for their own good fortune, their kids didn't build the business. If they really dislike dependency so much, why are Republicans so passionately opposed to estate taxes?

CEO Math

Steven Conn | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

CEO Math is what results after drinking an ideological Red Bull. Suitably buzzed, you then begin to do arithmetic to maximize short-term profits -- regardless of whether your math is legal, ethical, good for business in the long-term

The Romney-Ryan Budget: Reward the Rich, Punish the Rest

Terry O'Neill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Running throughout the Romney-Ryan budget is a suspicion that by helping people you make them weaker, that the poor are easily swayed into behaving irresponsibly. The sad thing is, Romney and Ryan are the irresponsible ones

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Paul Ryan Says His Plan To Privatize Medicare Is 'Gradual' Social Engineering | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Privatize, privatize, privatize. That’s what GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan wants to do with Medicare, the country’s 47-year-old federal ...

Ryan Faces Uncertain Future

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Professor Ryan? Lobbyist Ryan? Maybe back to plain-old Rep. Ryan or future President Ryan? If Paul Ryan loses his bid to bec...

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...

Paul Ryan's Idea: Drill For Oil In The Arctic To Help Get Us Off Fossil Fuel Dependence

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

With the storm of a century barreling toward New York City, the debate over climate change is likely to get a jolt. The extreme nature of the storm fi...

John Celock

Tax Returns, Medicare Dominate Upstate New York Congressional Debate | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The future of Medicare and how the Republican Ryan budget would affect it took center stage Wednesday night as the two candidates for a competitive we...

Paul Ryan's Vision For Medicaid: Half As Many Poor People Covered

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's plan to replace the Medicaid entitlement program with a system controlled by states would cut federal...

'Paul Ryan Shirtless' Googled More Than His Budget Plan

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

It would appear people are more interested in Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wisc.) upper body than in his budget plan. Writing for The New York Times' Campai...

The Romney-Ryan Budget: A Sketchy Plan that Makes Social Security Less Secure

Terry O'Neill | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Most of us women may not have access to their billions of dollars, but we can and must use our votes to let them know: Social Security is ours, and we will continue to protect it for generations to come.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Runs Away From Paul Ryan's Budget | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The person who is perhaps Tommy Thompson's greatest asset in his U.S. Senate bid is Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). As the state's most pr...

Massachusetts Voters Have the Chance to Vote on Budget Priorities

Rebecca Thiess | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Rebecca Thiess

The Budget for All would not only be good for Massachusetts but would be good for America; other states would benefit from taking a cue from Massachusetts and voting to send a strong message to their representatives as well.

Jason Cherkis

Soup Kitchen In Paul Ryan Flap Facing Donor Backlash | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of Rep. Paul Ryan's embarrassing soup kitchen photo-op last week, the organization that runs the facility tells The Huffingt...

Jason Cherkis

No Sign Of Paul Ryan At Soup Kitchens, Shelters In His Own District | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan's awkward visit last week to a Youngstown, Ohio, soup kitchen made national headlines and has been the butt of late-night...