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Paul Ryan Marathon

WATCH: Usain Bolt Drops By SNL

Posted 10.15.2012 | Sports

Next time that you're looking for someone to fact check a political debate perhaps you could turn to Usain Bolt. The Olympic sprint champ made a su...

Lies, Damned Lies, Statistics and Paul Ryan

Adam Levin | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Paul Ryan has remained consistent. His statements are often lies, and when his talk turns to statistics and numbers and the financial facts faced by everyday Americans, his lies expand past the realm of "damned lies" into Mark Twain's third category of exotic deception.

Mitt Romney and Rosie Ruiz. Yeah, That's the Ticket

Robby Benson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Robby Benson

The American Dream was once described by a work ethic and the ability to buy your family a house. Now the American Dream seems to be a lack of ethics while being bankrolled by Citizen's United

Lies, Damned Lies and Lies About Athletics

Bob Cowser | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Bob Cowser

As a confirmed, lifelong average athlete, few things irritate me more than people who lie about athletic accomplishments.

Reid Blasts Ryan's 'Fictitious Math'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) jabbed Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Monday over his botche...

George Will Says the Republicans Should Be Winning, But Here Is Why They Are Not

Mitchell Bard | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

One of the most lauded speeches at the Democratic convention was given by Bill Clinton, and the bulk of it found the former president debunking the assertions made by Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and others at the Republican convention. It's no wonder then that the undecided voters in key swing states who will determine the winner in November are not ready to trust Romney and Ryan enough to buy into a policy that doesn't help them initially, but only will based on the promises of those who would benefit immediately. They don't trust Romney and Ryan to deliver. Throw in the GOP's shift to the extreme right on social issues, which is scaring away some women voters, and the president's ability to hold a lead in the polls despite the economic conditions starts to make clear sense.

Paul Ryan -- What He Said and What I Saw

Michael S. Lofgren | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Michael S. Lofgren

Did any one of Ryan's many political claims in his nomination speech at the RNC receive the same exacting analysis as The New Yorker's exegesis of his pretended (or misremembered) marathon feat? How about his recollection of the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction commission?

Paul Ryan Explains Marathon Lie

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on Tuesday continued to clean up the mess he made last week when he falsely claimed he had completed a marat...

Harry Reid Mocks Paul Ryan Over Marathon Time

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has relished playing the role of loose cannon attack dog this election cycle, throwing bombs at Mitt Romney like spa...

Paul Ryan Admits Marathon Lie

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan's campaign walked back comments the VP nominee made about running a marathon. "I had a two hour and fifty-something" marathon, Ryan said ...