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Ryan Comes Home To Tearful Welcome In Wisconsin

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

* Tearful homecoming in Wisconsin * Romney shows flash of anger at Obama * Ryan's stance on Medicare could hurt vote amo...

Ryan's Democratic Collaborator Calls Collaboration 'Nonsense'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Shortly after naming Paul Ryan as his vice presidential pick on Saturday, Mitt Romney was already touting the Republican Wisconsin congressman's bipar...

Why Ryan? It's the Economy, Stupid

Dallas Lawrence | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Dallas Lawrence

By choosing a serious candidate, Mitt Romney doubled down on making the economy the central issue of the campaign: it is still the economy, stupid.

Ryan Tax Returns Landed In Mitt Campaign's Hands

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Mitt Romney released two years of his own tax returns to the public but that didn't appear to be enough when he vette...

Jennifer Bendery

Paul Ryan Only Passed 2 Bills Into Law In More Than A Decade | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He's been in Congress for nearly 13 years, but Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has only seen two of his bills pass into law during that time. ...

Less Than 24 Hours and Already the Media Have Destroyed It

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media
Greta Van Susteren

I always liked the word 'bold.' It is easy to say, punchy and to the point. And now? If I hear another person on TV or in print describe the Gov. Romney selection of Rep. Ryan as "bold," I may throw my TV through the window.

Scott Walker Weighs In On Mitt's Pick

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

With the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan presidential ticket set for November, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) appears to be sold on that tandem. In a Sunda...

Amanda Terkel

McCain Defends Paul Ryan's (Scant) Private-Sector Experience | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of Mitt Romney's top pitches to the American public in his bid for president is the private-sector experience he says is needed to t...

Was Romney's Ryan Pick Bold or Desperate?

Robert Creamer | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The notion that Paul Ryan is a "bold visionary" is nothing more than sheer fantasy -- unless, of course, your "vision" of the future is the "Gilded Age."

Amanda Terkel

Reince Priebus: Obama Has 'Blood' On His Hands | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus defended newly minted Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan's budget pl...

A Plebiscite on the Role of Government

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

What can we expect the presumptive Romney-Ryan ticket's perspective to be on tax policy, retirement security, the safety net/poverty, inequality, mobility, investment in public goods, market failures, health care?

The Ryan Choice

Robert Reich | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Paul Ryan's views are pure social Darwinism, as reflected in his budget. Is this Mitt Romney's view as well?

Tax Returns Factored Into Mitt VP Choice

BuzzFeed | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign requested "several" years of tax returns from potential vice presidential picks, senior adviser Beth Myers, who ra...

Sarah Palin VP Reaction Focuses Mainly On Obama

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

On the day that Mitt Romney presented his vice presidential candidate before the political sphere, a former vice presidential candidate devoted the ma...

Jon Ward

Paul Ryan Selection Secrecy: Disguises And Hikes Through The Woods | Jon Ward | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT -- He wore a T-shirt, blue jeans, sunglasses and a baseball cap as he slipped into Chicago O'Hare airport the morning of ...

Obama's Wisconsin Team Mobilizes Against Paul Ryan: 'We Know Him Best'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin finds itself at the center of the national political discussion once again, with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as Mitt Romney's vice presidential ...

Jason Cherkis

Paul Ryan Had Ties To Tom DeLay And Jack Abramoff | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has served more than a decade in Congress, President Barack Obama and his allies will surely be scouring his ...

Jon Ward

Ryan's Collaboration With Democratic Senator Sure To Factor Into 2012 Debate | Jon Ward | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

ASHLAND, Va. -- Democrats, after Mitt Romney named Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate Saturday, seized quickly on Ryan's budget. It is now th...

Why Paul Ryan Irks Environmentalists

Posted 08.11.2012 | Green

"Unilateral economic restraint in the name of fighting global warming has been a tough sell in our communities, where much of the state is buried unde...

Guess Who This Is

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.11.2012 | Teen

They say politics changes you, but you wouldn't know that by looking at U.S. Representative Paul Ryan. Mitt Romney's choice for vice president loo...

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair: Romney Just Gave Us Our 'Majority Maker' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

The man charged with electing Democrats to the House of Representatives boasted on Saturday that the party had higher hopes for taking back the majori...

Raul Ryan -- Sarah Palin Redux?

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Stephen Schlesinger

The fact that Romney did not go for the safe choice in a vice-presidential selection is a token of his lack of confidence. He knows he cannot win based solely on his own appeal. The choice of Paul Ryan is a sign of weakness not of strength.

The Vice Presidential Poison Pill?

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Zaki Hasan

The unpopular Ryan budget -- which passed with large majorities in the Republican-held house both times it's been offered up -- gives Democrats a readymade bogeyman to launch spitballs at from now until November 6.

The Ryan-Romney Express (Cartoon)

Bruce Kluger | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Bruce Kluger


Rep. Paul Ryan VP Choice Draws Criticism From Some Conservatives

Howard Fineman | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

Here -- anonymously, by his request -- is a critique of the choice by one of the country's most prominent and influential conservatives, who sent this analysis to close friends.