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Paul Ryan Is 'Not Even Thinking About' Running For Vice President Again In 2016

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that he is "not even thinking about" running for vice president again in 2016. Asked whether he would consider ...

Paul Ryan Explains Crushing Defeat In Hometown Of Janesville

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Former GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan opened up about losing his hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin in last week's election, attributing the c...

Jason Cherkis

No Sign Of Paul Ryan At Soup Kitchens, Shelters In His Own District | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan's awkward visit last week to a Youngstown, Ohio, soup kitchen made national headlines and has been the butt of late-night...

Ryan and Romney's Secret Plan to Cut the Deficit -- and Why Romney Opposes It

William K. Black | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
William K. Black

It's a good thing that Ryan doesn't really have a secret plan to reduce the budget deficit, because it would cost millions of Americans their jobs by throwing us into a recession or depression.

Women Are the Key to the Presidential Debate and Election

Ruth Rosen | Posted 12.12.2012 | San Francisco
Ruth Rosen

Ryan's views should once again strengthen women's support for the president. But when will these politicians remember that women also care about wage equity, Social Security, the education of their children, Medicare and health insurance?

Jason Cherkis

Paul Ryan: 'We Should Not Shy Away From Class Warfare' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans have long accused President Barack Obama of engaging in class warfare, citing his effort to scale back the Bush tax cuts for...

Poll Shows Ineffectiveness Of Paul Ryan

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

* Ryan has not swayed many independent voters * Just over half of registered voters have heard of Ryan * Obama has 6-poi...

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

Paul Ryan's Favorite Liberal?

Doug Bradley | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Doug Bradley

While the other folks gathered around Paul Ryan either gave Ted Kinnaman a wary eye or completely ignored him, he walked right up to Rep. Ryan, who turned to greet him. "I came to see how the other 1 percent is doing," Kinnaman said to Ryan.

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...

When Mitt Met Paul: "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change"

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

We've set up a system to pick our leaders in which the willingness to lose all self-respect -- to say nothing of our respect -- is one of the essential job requirements.

Romney To Ryan: Play It Safe

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

GLEN ALLEN, Va. — Mitt Romney wants running mate Paul Ryan to play it safe. Ryan, the nation's most controversial budget architect, is often de...

Paul Ryan's Faux Populism

Robert Reich | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

A much smaller government still dominated by money would continue to do the bidding of billionaires like Sheldon Adelson, the Koch bothers, military contractors, and other high rollers now actively trying to put Ryan and Romney into the White House. It just wouldn't do anything for the rest of us.

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.

Obama Campaign To Romney: Release 5 Years Of Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

With the spotlight back on Mitt Romney's tax returns, Obama campaign manager Jim Messina reached out to the Romney campaign on Friday pledging a deal:...

Can Paul Ryan Be a Progressive Hero? How Romney's Choice Could Win the Left, the Right and the White House

Bill Shireman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Bill Shireman

How can Romney-Ryan attract the center and left, while maintaining the conservative base? By taking one more bold step, and telling the nation three simple truths.

Colorado Says Hey Girl to Paul Ryan

Jen Caltrider | Posted 10.16.2012 | Denver
Jen Caltrider

Thanks to the brilliance of tweeter @PaulRyanGosling, who took the Ryan Gosling "Hey Girl" to a whole new level over the weekend by mashing up Ryan Gosling with Paul Ryan, the ball was already rolling when GOP VP nominee Paul Ryan came to town.

Timing of GOP VP Pick Is Off

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Whether Gov. Romney's choice of Congressman Paul Ryan will be a plus or negative remains to be seen. But one thing is clear: Team Romney fumbled on the presentation and failed to capture the moment with the American public.

Former Democratic Congressman Will Speak At Republican National Convention

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

Former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis, the first member of Congress outside of Illinois to endorse President Barack Obama in 2008, will speak at the Repu...

Michael Calderone

Paul Ryan's New Reality | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.16.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski had a message Wednesday for the Romney campaign: "Let Paul be Paul." The "Morning Joe" crew was ...

Paul Ryan's Fashion Faux Pas

Death Race | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Hogan Gidley, former Santorum spokesman and GQ's favorite sockless Republican strategist, calls in with these thoughts on Paul Ryan's much-talked about, mostly panned sense of fashion.

Paul Ryan: the Bane of Mitt Romney

Bill Burton | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Bill Burton

In a race where Romney has made the charge of class warfare against Democrats, he is waging it with this pick.


Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


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...

Paul Ryan In College: A 'Smart' 'Serious' Frat Boy Who Loved Ayn Rand

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

OXFORD, Ohio — Growing up quickly after his father's unexpected death, a young Paul Ryan found direction for his life at Ohio's Miami University...