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The Dream Ticket

Mike Lux | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

I can't think of any other VP pick in history who has ever made the activists on both sides of the political divide so immediately ecstatic. Most VP picks are snoozers picked to balance the ticket geographically or demographically.

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Show Paul Ryan's Obscurity, Vulnerability

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Polls show that Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's pick as vice presidential running mate, was still unknown to a majority of Americans as Romney ...

Romney Camp Touts Bush Praise For Ryan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

The Mitt Romney campaign blasted out predictable statements of top Republicans praising the choice of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for vice president, but ...

Mitt Romney's VP Pick Resurfaces Fundamental Question: Do We Dismantle The Social State?

Howard Fineman | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

By choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney assures that the election contest will be in public what it already was beneath the surface: a referendum on the centrality of government social-service programs to the real lives of average Americans.

Ryan Grim

The Key Difference Between Ryan, Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just off the floor of the House of Representatives is an ornate room known as the Speaker's Lobby. Restricted to most staffers and all l...

Sam Stein

Romney Seeks Distance From Paul Ryan's Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Within minutes of tapping Paul Ryan as his vice presidential nominee, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney was distancing himself from the congr...

Laura Bassett

Paul Ryan Sponsored Fetal Personhood Bill, Opposes Family Planning Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Despite Mitt Romney's efforts to court women voters ahead of November, he chose a running mate who is far outside the mainstream on women's health iss...

Paul Ryan VP Choice Reportedly Made On Aug. 1

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney reportedly decided on Aug. 1 that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) would be his pick for vice president. The two met on Aug. 5 and Paul accepted th...

Team Obama Strikes At Ryan

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

That was quick. Following Mitt Romney's Saturday announcement that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is his vice presidential pick, the Obama campaign released ...

"Path to Prosperity?" For Many Senior Citizens, VP Pick Ryan's Plan Would Be Path to the Poorhouse

Wendell Potter | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Under the privatized Medicare program Ryan envisions, the effect of the cost-shifting strategy would be disastrous for the growing number of senior citizens who are finding that every year they have less and less money to make ends meet.

Amanda Terkel

What's Going To Happen To Paul Ryan's House Seat?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is now running for vice president, after presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney announced him as his pick on Saturd...

Ryan: 'It Is Our Duty To Save The American Dream'

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Aug 11 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday announced Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan will be his vice presidential...

Paul Ryan's Plan Could Prove Problematic For Romney

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Aug 11 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Saturday that he has selected Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice presid...

Paul Ryan's History On Gay Rights

The Advocate | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Romney supports amending the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. And Ryan twice voted in support of the failed Federal Marriage Amendment in 2...

Romney Flubs Paul Ryan Introduction

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

While announcing his selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney introduced the Wisconsin congressman as "the next president." "Today's...

Ryan Grim

WATCH: Ryan Describes His 2005 Plan For Social Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate has already reignited the debate over the future of Medicare. Ryan has proposed end...

Mitt Romney Has Oops Moment During Major Announcement

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va., Aug 11 (Reuters) - The stage was set on Saturday for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's big introduction of his running-m...

Michael Calderone

Bill Kristol: 'We Began to Break' Paul Ryan VP News

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.11.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Thursday, Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol and senior writer Stephen Hayes urged Mitt Romney to choose Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as h...

Paul Ryan Prepared Remarks: 'What Kind Of People Do We Want To Be?'

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. -- The Romney campaign has released excerpts of Paul Ryan's remarks to be delivered here in Norfolk Saturday morning at his first event a...

Ryan's Budget Plan Sure To Become Hot Campaign Issue

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan's budget proposal has been popular with most Republicans. Now that Mitt Romney plans to select the Wisconsin congressman as his vice preside...

Will Paul Ryan Energize The Right?

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney is planning to tap Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate, and the political sphere is wondering if th...

Politicians React To Romney VP Pick

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate sparked an outpouring of reaction from within the political community. HuffPost's Jon Ward re...

Paul Ryan Biography: GOP's Most Influential Policymaker

The Huffington Post | Kurt Heine | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's pick as vice presidential running mate, has used his position as chairman of the House Budget Committee to become one of...

Mitt Romney Taps Paul Ryan As Vice Presidential Running Mate

Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT AND STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Wisconsin congressman P...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Set To Pick Paul Ryan As Running Mate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. -– Mitt Romney will announce Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate on Saturday, according to two sources with knowledge of the de...