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Paul Ryan: The Last, Best Hope for Progressives

Michael Brenner | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

In picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has given some small hope that the election will restore progressive thinking to its legitimate place in our political discourse. The lines are now drawn for a stark confrontation that the White House and Democrats cannot avoid.

I Understand Why Romney Selected Ryan, I'm Just Not Sure Why Ryan Accepted

Byron Williams | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Byron Williams

Ryan is considered a rising star within conservative circles. Conservative pundits, the Wall Street Journal, and other publications openly advocated for Ryan's selection. But it is only a net plus for Ryan if Romney wins.

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. ...

In Paul Ryan, The Right at Last Has Their Man

Bill Moyers | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

This was never Romney's party, and without Karl Rove's shadowy money behind him, he would not have survived the primaries. But in Paul Ryan, the Golden Boy from Janesville, they finally have one of their own -- a true believer for the new Gilded Age.

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 ...

Paul Ryan Pick Marks Victory For Tea Party

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The tea party didn't get its man in Mitt Romney. But the movement got one of its ideological heroes in the Republican presidential ...

Romney Campaign Repeats Welfare Attack Against Obama

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign continued to attack President Barack Obama over welfare reform with the release of a new ad on Monday, once again falsely stati...

Team Obama Takes Ryan To Task On Signature Plan

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- President Barack Obama's campaign is targeting Paul Ryan in a new online video, two days after the Wisconsin congressman became Mi...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

'I'm So Happy To Have My Teammate Now'

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The usually buttoned-up Mitt Romney repeatedly gave a thumbs-up. He passed around dozens of high fives. And at every stop, he...

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...

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...

Obama: Paul Ryan Is GOP's 'Ideological Leader'

AP | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama is calling Mitt Romney's running mate the "ideological leader" of Republicans in Congress. He says that ideology ha...

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...

Paul Ryan Brings Long Record To Dissect

AP | BRIAN BAKST and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Rep. Paul Ryan's record runs deeper than his signature budget and Medicare ideas. Mitt Romney's running mate is against abortio...

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 enou...

Jennifer Bendery

Paul Ryan Only Passed 2 Bills Into Law In More Than A Decade

HuffingtonPost.com | 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. ...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Romney-Ryan Ticket Sets 2012 Contours

AP | KASIE HUNT and KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Cheered by the biggest crowds of his campaign, Republican Mitt Romney declared Sunday that 42-year-old running mate Paul Ryan...

Amanda Terkel

Reince Priebus: Obama Has 'Blood' On His Hands

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...