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Paul Ryan Roadmap

10 Ways Paul Ryan's 'Path To Prosperity' Budget Would Hurt Americans

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine and Harry Bradford | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

Paul Ryan's budget proposals have earned him recognition from his fellow party members in Congress, and the presumed Republican vice presidential nomi...

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.

Paul Ryan's Atlas Shrugged Quiz

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

If you were going to compare one current member of Congress to Dagny Taggart, who would it be? Please feel free to explain your reasoning, and remember, there are no wrong answers except "Nancy Pelosi."

Corroded Clockwork

Will Durst | Posted 08.03.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

Like corroded clockwork, the Republicans once again find themselves in the middle of a public relations disaster the size of Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede. Specifically, their plan to reform Medicare, which some folks say is akin to a tornado's plan to reform trailer courts.

I'm Liberal, I'm Young, and I Like the GOP Budget (VIDEO)

James Kotecki | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
James Kotecki

The House Republican's 2012 budget is out. It would cut $6 trillion. It would privatize Medicare. And even though I'm a liberal, I kind of like it. H...

An 18% Spending Cap Is Not Just Bad Policy, It's Simply Not Feasible

Andrew Fieldhouse | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Andrew Fieldhouse

Senate Republicans are lining up behind what they call a Consensus Balanced Budget Amendment. The proposal is deeply flawed.

Paul Ryan's Plan for a Dismal Future

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

Paul Ryan's plan for the economy uses the typical conservative approach to budgeting. Cut services to those in need after having passed tax cuts for people who aren't in need.

Welcome to Paul Ryan's House - and budget

Andrew Fieldhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Fieldhouse

Not until recently, though, was Ryan's "Roadmap" paid much heed, but new rules passed at the beginning of the 112th Congress substantially empowered him as role as House Budget Committee Chairman.

A Frightening "Roadmap" for America in the Republican Rebuttal to the State of the Union

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

I served with Rep. Ryan on the 18 member Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, and learned firsthand from the personally congenial Ryan just how dark his vision of America's future is for all but the super-rich.

Jason Linkins

Budget-Cutter Paul Ryan Still Not Entirely Clear How He Plans To Cut The Budget | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the incoming chairman of the House Budget Committee, has generally been held out to be some genius solutioneer-in-waiting. And it seems to hardly matter a whit to anyone that his plans to cut taxes and rein in spending would raise taxes on most Americans and blow out the budget deficit. Ryan is handsome and personable and can speak in complete sentences, and these facts alone pretty much put him in the upper percentile of talent in just about any House of Representatives. But we're still waiting for him to sort of deliver on the hype.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Tea Party Favorites Struggle To Get Specific | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Signaling how difficult it will be for the Republican Party to live up to its campaign promises of cutting spending while preserving the...

So You Want to Privatize

Rep. Jim McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim McDermott

Republicans aren't resurrecting Bush's Social Security privatization plan verbatim; instead, they've dressed up his policies in new clothing, hoping the American people simply won't notice.

Amanda Terkel

Paul Ryan's Roadmap To Nowhere | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) appears to be publicly backing away from his controversial budget roadmap. In a conference call with reporters on Monday, th...

Amanda Terkel

GOP House Candidates Endorse Draconian, Social Security-Cutting Proposal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED: Additional GOP candidates supporting Ryan's plan have been included below. -- While many House Republicans in leadership positions have...

Social Security Turns 75: Democrats Celebrate While Tea Party Republicans Grab the Ax

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

The next time someone asks you about the difference between the parties, just remind them that when Social Security turned 75, Democrats celebrated while Tea Party Republicans grabbed the ax.

What's the Difference Between Mainstream Republican Leaders and Tea Party Extremists?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Most of the Republican Party leadership agrees with Tea Party policies. The problem is that these candidates don't have enough sense to know they're not supposed to talk about those policies before they're elected.