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Ryan's Mentor Sounded Warning About Wrong Path | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

When Paul Ryan began ascending as a young congressman on the House Budget Committee, his old mentor, Jack Kemp, was concerned....

Jennifer Bendery

White House Pushes Back On Accuracy Of Paul Ryan's Convention Speech | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that Paul Ryan's convention speech was about as accurate as Mitt Romney's campaign ...

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 ...

Ryan Accepts 'Calling Of My Generation'

AP | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

BY DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TAMPA, Fla. — Seizing the campaign spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan accepted "the calling of ...

Team Obama Attacks Paul Ryan Ahead Of Big Rollout

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Even before Paul Ryan takes the stage at the Republican convention, President Barack Ob...

Ryan Makes Bogus Claim

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says President Barack Obama wants to ease work requirements for welfare reci...

Paul Ryan Weighs In On Chick-Fil-A's 'Free Speech Rights'

Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan waded into the Chick-fil-A controversy when he told a reporter that he associates the fast food chain with "free speech." On Thursday, a...

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.

Paul Ryan Responds To Todd Akin, Clarifies Abortion Position: 'Rape Is Rape'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan addressed his stance on abortion Wednesday for the first time since Rep. Todd Akin's controversial comments about "legitimate rape," se...

What Ayn Rand Taught Paul Ryan

Bloomberg | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

“I grew up reading Ayn Rand, and it taught me quite a bit about who I am and what my value systems are and what my beliefs are. It’s inspired me s...

Ryan: 'I Am Happy To Be Clinging To My Guns And My Religion'

AP | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

CARNEGIE, Pa. — Republican Paul Ryan is criticizing President Barack Obama for a remark the Democrat made four years ago about voters clinging t...

Paul Ryan: The Obama Danger Ahead: Voter Complacency (Part III of III)

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

It is not clear Ryan can help Romney win even Wisconsin, but in an election where Mr. Romney's base favors opposition to the president over affirmation of the opposition, maybe there's logic in a running mate whose every policy screams anti-Obama.

Paul Ryan VP Choice Reignites Boisterous Debate

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Freshman Rep. Nan Hayworth offers no apologies for embracing fellow Republican Paul Ryan's blueprint for Medicare and government sp...

How Akin's Rape Remarks Pose A Serious Threat

The Nation | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

The twitter-sphere went nuts yesterday after a video was posted of Missouri senate candidate, Todd Akin, expressing some jaw-dropping views on rape an...

Paul Ryan Clarifies Stance On Key Issues

FL Democracy 2012 | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

Making his first foray into the Sunshine State since becoming the presumptive Republican vice-presidential nominee, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan on Saturday so...

Ryan 'Risk' Takes Heat From Democrats

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats are eagerly renewing their fight against privatizing Social Security now that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romn...

'Dangerous' Ryan Plan Spurs Surprising Reversal

The New Yorker | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

One of the things we’ll hear quite a bit from Republicans in the coming months is that the Ryan/Romney approach to reforming Medicare, which involve...

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.

PHOTO: Shirtless Paul Ryan Exposed

Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

When news broke that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) would be Mitt Romney's 2012 running mate, many clamored to see the could-be-VP in a new way: shirtless. ...

The Left Doesn't Need a Rand, and the Right Shouldn't Want Another Reagan

Jeff Madrick | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business
Jeff Madrick

Let's not demand another Ayn Rand, who wrote essentially low-brow literature, or another Reagan, who is now mostly a mythological figure. Let's keep our sights higher and avoid drawing the wrong conclusions from the right's past success.

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:...

Why Ayn Rand Is Not the Issue

Richard Geldard | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Richard Geldard

Romney's decision to nominate Ryan and accept his basic argument is perfectly in character for a man who has no idea what it is to make his own way in the world. Romany and Ryan, R&R. Rest and Relaxation. What we really need is Reality and Recovery.

Ryan Wants to Close Loopholes for the Rich? Start With These

Sarah Anderson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Sarah Anderson

Paul Ryan has repeatedly promised to close enough loopholes that benefit the rich to pay for the massive tax cuts in his budget plan. But when it comes to the specifics, the Wisconsin congressman goes all fuzzy.

Is the Ryan Budget the Next Bachmann Budget?

Warren Mosler | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Warren Mosler

There's a reason the hardcore budget balancer/deficit hawks don't last long under the microscope. Their numbers can't add up, which leaves them with contradictory statements.

Luke Johnson

Romney Hugs Ryan Plan | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney said Wednesday his Medicare plan was "close to identical" to that of his vice-presidential choice, R...