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Paul Ryan Tea Party

Ryan Cuts Face Republican Backlash

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning to foment a revolt of their own &nd...

Jon Ward

Paul Ryan Sits Out GOP's Conservative Machismo Arms Race | Jon Ward | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of these things is not like the other. Last week in Republican politics: Rand Paul and Chris Christie traded shots, Marco Rubio ...

Mapping Paul Ryan

Lawrence Rosenthal | Posted 10.17.2012 | San Francisco
Lawrence Rosenthal

This division between the libertarians and the populists branches of the Tea Party defines the fine line Ryan has to tread if he is to maintain the boost of energy he has given the Republican ticket.

More Data on Libertarian Roots of Tea Party

David_Kirby | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan's no libertarian, for sure. But by emphasizing fiscal, rather than social issues, he may unite tea partiers, appeal to libertarians and win general election voters concerned about the economy.

Paul Ryan Pick Marks Victory For Tea Party

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The tea party didn't get its man in Mitt Romney. But the movement got one of its ideological heroes in the Republican presidential ...