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Rep. Ryan Voted for the Auto Bailout Before He Was Against It

David Kiley | Posted 10.14.2012 | Detroit
David Kiley

Rep. Paul Ryan voted in December of 2008 to lend billions to General Motors and Chrysler. His vote puts him at odds with Romney and spotlights the difference in the political needs of a sitting congressman versus an out of work governor.

A GQ Primer on Paul Ryan's Favorite Philosopher, Ayn Rand

Death Race | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Unless you're a gullible 16-year-old, a 42-year-old Tea Partier or an 86-year-old former chairman of the Fed, you could probably use a primer on the mother of Objectivism, that Dostoevsky for dummies, Ayn Rand.

DCCC Unveils New Assault On Republicans Who Supported Paul Ryan Budget Plan

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is making it clear that it will not let Republicans walk away from once backing their newly-minted vic...

1964 Is Back: A Redo of the Johnson-Goldwater Election

Ed Koch | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

Thank you Mitt Romney for selecting Paul Ryan as your running mate and thereby unwittingly turning this election into a crusade by all Americans who put country first and are willing to join hands across party lines to fight for fairness.

The $700 Billion Medicare Smokescreen

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Let's look at the claim that President Obama is "destroying Medicare" by reducing its growth rate to the tune of $700 billion in the Affordable Care Act. Rep. Ryan has precisely the same cut in his budget. The difference is what they do with the savings.

Reframing 'Going Forward' in the Election

David Gray | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
David Gray

Picking Ryan helps shift the "Forward" narrative towards the Romney side. Picking Ryan as VP places the fiscal crisis America faces at the center of the campaign.

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold: Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan 'Don't Seem To Care' About Foreign Policy | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Democrat Russ Feingold was one of the Senate's leading voices on foreign policy while in office, opposing the Iraq War and cal...

Paul Ryan Hypocrisy Revealed

The Boston Globe | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

In 2009, as Representative Paul Ryan was railing against President Obama's $787 billion stimulus package as a "wasteful spending spree," he wrote at l...

Ryan Boosts Romney In More Ways Than One

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

* Ryan energizing donors on Wall Street scene * But his ability to attract small donors unclear * Candidate's Midwestern...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney-Ryan Ticket Forces Republicans To Distance Themselves From Controversial Ryan Budget | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since Paul Ryan was chosen as Mitt Romney’s running mate, Republicans in competitive congressional races have tried to strike a balanc...

Mitt Romney's Women Problem: Is Paul Ryan the New Sarah Palin?

Janet Mason | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Janet Mason

When I first heard the news about Mitt Romney's choice of a running mate, I had a sneaking suspicion that this was the Romney camp's solution to the w...

Romney/Ryan 2012: Is Anyone Taking This Seriously?

Lauren Brown Jarvis | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Lauren Brown Jarvis

You don't have to be a progressive or liberal to know the battleship the Romney-Ryan campaign just sailed in on is already sunk. Senior Obama Strategi...

To Beat Romney-Ryan, Obama Must Embrace Bowles-Simpson

Ben Ritz | Posted 10.13.2012 | College
Ben Ritz

Paul Ryan's whole argument has been that "at least he has a plan." If Obama offers a plan to save Medicare and Social Security from themselves, create a better tax code, and balance the budget, Ryan's entire appeal would fall apart.

They Found Love

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney's average Saturday turned into an emotional roller coaster. The duo officially tied the presidential-ticket knot in Norfo...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan Have History Of Disagreements | Sam Stein | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In April of this year, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign had a devil of a time explaining what exactly the presumptive Republican nomi...

Paul Ryan Commended For His Hunting Skills

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

When GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his vice presidential pick over the weekend, he wasn't just injecting...

Ed In The Election: Paul Ryan On Education

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 08.13.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Mitt Romney’s pick of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his vice presidentia...

Obama Knocks Paul Ryan Over Farm Bill In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama will waste no time going after presumptive Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan while campaigning in Iowa on Monday. ...

Bristol Palin On VP Pick: Hold The Phone

Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Bristol Palin said Saturday that she is "praying for" Paul Ryan and his family following Mitt Romney's decision to tap the congressman as his running ...

Hating The Poor: Romney's Pitch To Mean-Spirited Voters

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

Mitt Romney would like you to know that he thinks poor people are con artists who don't want to work, and he is intent on protecting you, the taxpayer, from underwriting their depraved lifestyle.

Paul Ryan Protested

Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

In September 2011, Paul Ryan spoke to a Rotary Club in Greenfield, Wisconsin. During his speech, protesters interrupted the meeting with criticism of ...

Ryan Pick Could Hurt Mitt In Crucial State

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

* Democrats take aim at Ryan plan to cut Medicare costs * Seniors in swing state Florida could be at stake * Romney advi...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan Will Only Release 2 Years Of Tax Returns | Sam Stein | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Presumptive vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said on Sunday that while he turned over "several years" of tax returns to the Romney c...

VP Pick's Wife Has Insider Connections

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

* Janna Ryan was congressional aide, healthcare lobbyist * Her Oklahoma family connected to conservative Democrats * Mar...

McCain Sees Similarities Between Ryan, Palin

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took a stroll down memory lane on Sunday, drawing some comparisons between his 2008 vice presidential selection and Mitt Ro...