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Paul Ryan Heckled

Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's address at the Value Voters Summit in Washington D.C. Friday was marked with several audible interruptions...

Fact-Checkers Are Mad as Hell and They're Not Taking It Anymore...

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.10.2012 | Media
Craig Newmark

The Paul Ryan speech has now triggered a spasm of fact-checking. Maybe what's changed is that surviving serious professional news people are "as mad as hell and not taking it anymore."

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's RNC Speech Needs a Fact Check

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 11.06.2012 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

What we have to do is ask ourselves whether the possibility of having a story teller help to run our country will matter to people, when they go to the polls to cast their vote. With his integrity as a man in question, we have to wonder what else he has done...

Paul Ryan: I Wasn't Blaming Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

Vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) backpedaled Monday from a claim in his Republican National Convention speech that President Barack O...

Why Romney and Ryan's Lies Matter

Simon Rosenberg | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Simon Rosenberg

If your politics revolves around protecting privilege, then lying to those without it is no big deal, for at the core of this new politics is a remarkable contempt for the well being of everyday people and the common good.

Paul Ryan Should Visit Congo

Anjan Sundaram | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Anjan Sundaram

Perhaps Congo might help Paul Ryan reconsider whether rights really come from nature and God, or whether they come from government.

Biden Doubles Down On Paul Ryan Speech Criticism

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

YORK, Pa. — Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that Republican rival Mitt Romney is "ready to go to war in Syria and Iran" while hurting the m...

Ryan's One True Claim Isn't

Brad Miller | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Brad Miller

I have a pretty good idea what legislation in the last decade could have "corrected" the housing crisis, and what legislation made it worse. Ryan voted wrong every time.

Best Democratic Party Convention Ever!

Steven Conn | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Steven Conn

The Republicans have raised the bar very high for the Democrats when they meet in Charlotte. It will be difficult for Democrats to supply a more rousing defense of their own party's programs than the one Republicans just gave them in Tampa.

No. 2 Takes the Spotlight in Tampa; Who's in Charge Now?

Vanity Fair | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Vanity Fair

Wednesday was not just Paul Ryan's night. It was an outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual truth: this entire G.O.P. gathering is really his convention, much more than Mitt Romney's.

Ryan Grim

Paul Ryan Campaign Defends Factory Closing Remarks | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Paul Ryan campaign is pushing back against charges that the vice presidential candidate blatantly misled viewers during his accepta...

Ryan Grim

Paul Ryan, Living Embodiment Of The Wall Street Journal Editorial Page | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Paul Ryan's rise to national prominence, capped by his Republican convention speech on Wednesday night, is a major victory for the part...

Magazine Mogul Gushes Over Paul Ryan

the gavin show | Posted 08.30.2012 | San Francisco

Viewers around the country had two very distinct reactions to Congressman Paul Ryan's speech this week at the Republican National Convention. On on...

25 Paul Ryan Jokes From Last Night

Posted 08.30.2012 | Comedy

While Paul Ryan was giving his supporters a double dose of indisputable charm and questionable facts at the Republican National Convention last night,...

Ryan Supporter Casts Doubt On Contentious Claim

The Washington Post | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

One of the most scrutinized claims in Paul Ryan's speech is this one, in which he appears to blame President Obama for the fact that a General Motors ...

Jon Ward

Mitch McConnell On Paul Ryan Speech Criticism: 'I Don't Get That' | Jon Ward | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell dismissed criticism of Rep. Paul Ryan's Wednesday night speech to the GOP convention, and said P...

Paul Ryan Takes Factual Shortcuts In Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR AND JACK GILLUM, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Laying out the first plans for his party's presidential ticket, GOP vic...

PHOTOS: Paul Ryan Is Having Suit Issues, AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 08.30.2012 | Style

Wednesday night's Republican National Convention speeches brought a host of controversy -- in the style department, if nothing else. The culminatio...

WATCH: Paul Ryan Gives Convention Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan drew applause and even some tears with his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa on Wednesday night. Watch highlights fr...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan -- A Carnivore's Delight, Complete With Distortions | Sam Stein | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Paul Ryan's prime time convention speech Wednesday night was one of the few remaining opportunities to make a sweeping case for the typ...

Arthur Delaney

Paul Ryan Misleads With GM Plant Closure Tale | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- In his prime-time speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday evening, vice presidential hopeful Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) ...

Paul Ryan Delivers Speech At Republican Convention

Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan captured the spotlight with his speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night. Below, the vice presidential candidate'...

Paul Ryan Promises He And Mitt Romney Will Lead America Back

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

* Ryan says he and Romney will make tough choices * Biggest speech of career for Romney's No. 2 * Second night of conven...

Paul Ryan Convention Speech Boosts Mitt Romney On Economic Issues

AP | DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House Thursday night with a rousing, remarkably personal speech to the Republ...