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Paul Ryan Plan

A Pathway to Nowhere: Why Paul Ryan's Plan Will Not Reduce Poverty Now or Ever

C. Nicole Mason | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics
C. Nicole Mason

The biggest problem with Ryan's plan, besides its potential to become a bureaucratic nightmare, is that it was tried once before under President Bill Clinton in 1996 with welfare reform and was met with mixed results.

House Passes GOP Budget

AP | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a GOP budget blueprint that promises a balanced federal ledger in 10 years through sweeping cuts across the f...

Paul Ryan Plan Exposes GOP's Heartless Side

Salon | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

When it comes to the Republican Party’s budget proposal that passed the U.S. House this week, I agree with those who find it strange that anyone see...

House Republicans Pass Ryan Budget

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have passed a budget plan that would bring the federal government's finances into balance in 10 years by sharply cutti...

Brutal Ryan Plan Remains On Track For Victory

Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A familiar budget plan to sharply cut safety-net programs for the poor and clamp down on dome...

Ryan Plan Reverts Spending To 1948 Levels

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) proposed budget would reduce government spending outside of Social Security and interest on debt to its lowest levels in ove...

Ryan Budget Offers Vision Of Morally Bankrupt America

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 05.13.2013 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

America can and should be better than Paul Ryan envisions it. Our nation should be a place where we are our brother's keeper, our sister's keeper. We are not a morally bankrupt nation, and so we must oppose Paul Ryan's proposals.

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 ...

Ryan's Rise Shows How Far the GOP Has Fallen

David Paul | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics
David Paul

David Stockman was the Paul Ryan of the Reagan era, and the similarities are uncanny. The central question facing the Reagan Revolution was whether Reagan could cut taxes, increase defense spending and balance the budget, all at once.

GOP Rep. Hit With Medicare Attack

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Democrats are taking to the airwaves to attack the plan by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to turn Medicare into quasi-voucher program, a strategy that in the...

Paul Ryan's Other Plan: Massive Medicaid Cuts

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — There's another Paul Ryan plan for health care, a fundamental change in caring for the poor and disabled that would affect many mor...

Mitt Defends Running Mate's Medicare Plan

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is defending his running mate's Medicare proposal, telling Florida voters that he...

Top Obama Adviser: Ryan Pick Brings Back Palin Memories

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A senior political adviser to President Barack Obama likened Mitt Romney's selection of Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate to Jo...

Ryan's Democratic Collaborator Calls Collaboration 'Nonsense'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Shortly after naming Paul Ryan as his vice presidential pick on Saturday, Mitt Romney was already touting the Republican Wisconsin congressman's bipar...

How Paul Ryan Reinvented The GOP

The New Yorker | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

One day in March, 2009, two months after the Inauguration of President Obama, Representative Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, sat behind a small table in a cr...

State GOP Wars Over Ryan Plan-Style Cuts On Kochs' Home Turf

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

By Nick Carey WICHITA, Kansas, July 18 (Reuters) - Fiscal conservatives in Kansas have turned their state into a laboratory to test re...

Ryan Plan Criticisms Exasperate GOP Congresswoman

The Washington Post | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

CICERO, N.Y. -- Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (R-N.Y.) is exasperated as she concludes her opening remarks and reaches for a piece of paper on the podium....

Ryan Budget Punishes the Poorest -- A Return to 'Les Miserables'?

Harlan Green | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Harlan Green

We know Victor Hugo's message is alive and well when Paul Ryan's latest budget proposal continues to punish the poorest for the sins of the wealthiest, who caused the Great Recession and have yet to be punished.

A Roadmap for America's Future: Highway 21 Not To Be Confused With Highway 61 Revisited

Mark Axelrod | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics
Mark Axelrod

Why, might you ask, is it so egregious to use highway signs to indicate America's future? Well, because the interstate highway system in this country is falling apart.

Trump Calls Ryan Budget 'Catastrophic'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

Donald Trump is not a politician. Nor is he someone who offers measured political analysis. As a surrogate for the Mitt Romney campaign, he's been mor...

Paul Ryan Accuses Obama Of 'Verbal Tantrums'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A leading House Republican said Tuesday he hasn't had a discussion with Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney about taking th...

Congressman Faces Tough Questions Over Ryan Plan

Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

By Samuel P. Jacobs CLAREMONT, N.H.--At home in New Hampshire, the land of Yankee skepticism, U.S. congressman Charlie Bass was being asked to ...

Obama Attacks 'Radical' Ryan Plan

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In combative campaign form, President Barack Obama accused Republican leaders on Tuesday of becoming so radical and dangerously rig...

Ryan Budget Gets Big Victory

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A divided House approved a $3.6 trillion Republican budget on Thursday recasting Medicare and imposing sweeping cuts in domestic pr...

Paul Ryan, Team Obama Spar Over House GOP Budget

AP | By STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new debt-slashing budget plan pushed by House Republicans heated up as a presidential campaign issue Sunday as the proposal's archit...