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Paul Ryan's Misleading Claim About Health Reform, Poor Families, and Work

Edwin Park | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Edwin Park

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's claim that health reform creates a "poverty trap" that discourages poor families from working has it backwards.

We Should Take On Big Pharma's Price-Gouging Machine

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Ethan Rome

Instead of punishing the folks who count on Medicare, we should start with some commonsense reforms, like letting Medicare use its buying power to bargain for discounts for prescription drugs.

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...

Jon Ward

GOP Adviser Reveals Health Care Plan: 'Hope Obamacare Falls On Its Face' | Jon Ward | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– It was a cold day in the nation's capital when I visited Yuval Levin at his downtown office to talk about a subject of mutual interest...

Ryan Grim

For Me, Not For Thee: Repeal-Happy Paul Ryan Sought Obamacare Cash For Constituent | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When it emerged Wednesday that Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan had sought federal money through the health care re...

Report: Romney-Ryan Plan Would Cost Twenty-Somethings A SHOCKING Amount

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business

If Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have their way, then Americans of all ages may be spending more on health care during their retirement. If Romney bec...

Paul Ryan Budget Could Be Ticking Time Bomb For Republicans

Politico | Glenn Thrush & Jake Sherman | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

It might be a political time bomb — that’s what GOP pollsters warned as House Republicans prepared for the April 15 vote on Rep. Paul Ryan’s pro...

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...

It's Time for Representative Ryan to Man Up

Dean Baker | Posted 06.04.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

Congressman Paul Ryan is the new darling of both the Republican Party and the major media outlets. He has put forward bold plans for dismantling Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. Congressman Ryan is prepared to tell tens of millions of workers that they can no longer count on a secure retirement and decent health care in their old age. In Washington policy circles, this passes for courage. But outside of Washington, people have a different conception of bravery.