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Paul Ryan Budget Cuts

Sabrina Siddiqui

Ryan Says It's Okay For His Budget To Cut Medicare, But Not Okay For Democrats To Do It

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday defended his budget plan's Medicare cuts, even though Republicans have rel...

Paul Ryan Raises Cash Off Budget Deal

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The budget deal cut last week by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) will reduce the deficit. The House Budget Committee chairman ...

Paul Ryan Floating Change To Medicare Age

www.politico.com | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

Paul Ryan’s budget will show how Republicans can balance a budget that’s trillions of dollars out of whack. But the most significant unresolved is...

Elise Foley

How Would The Paul Ryan Budget Handle Disaster Relief?

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If it had been up to Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, disaster response agencies would likely face lower funding to handl...

Priorities USA Action Attacks Mitt Romney Over Planned Education Cuts In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Priorities USA Action, the super PAC supporting President Barack Obama, released a new television ad Monday targeting Republican presidential nominee ...

Report: Romney Flip-Flops On Education Policy, Has 'Paltry' Plan

Posted 08.30.2012 | Education

A report released Thursday by the Center for American Progress Action Fund outlines Mitt Romney’s education plan, and how the Massachusetts governor...

Rep. Ryan's War on Seniors

Eric Griego | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Eric Griego

Paul Ryan's budget -- which the House passed -- proposed drastic cuts to two programs that can literally mean life and death for America's most vulnerable citizens -- Social Security and Medicare.

Paul Ryan: Obama 'Unwilling' To Do What's Necessary To Reach A Deal On Debt Ceiling

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee is accusing President Barack Obama of being unwilling to embrace the level of spen...

Paul Ryan: 'This Is Not The Time To Go Wobbly'

Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said in an interview with ABC News on Wednesday that members of his party should not waver in their support for a controversia...

Paul Ryan Budget Could Be Ticking Time Bomb For Republicans

Politico | Glenn Thrush & Jake Sherman | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

It might be a political time bomb — that’s what GOP pollsters warned as House Republicans prepared for the April 15 vote on Rep. Paul Ryan’s pro...

For GOP Lawmakers, An Issue Of Stretching Claims On Medicare

The Washington Post | Glenn Kessler | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

The comparison to Congress is obviously a well-crafted applause line. Republican members of Congress have used it repeatedly in recent weeks, with man...

GOP Medicare Plan Faces Loud Objections From Seniors

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican plan to privatize Medicare wouldn't touch his benefits, but Walter Dotson still doesn't like the idea. He worries ab...

Congressional Republicans Face Backlash Back Home

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER and DINESH RAMDE | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. — Freshman Rep. Daniel Webster was armed with a rainbow of graphs and pie charts, ready to make the GOP's case for budget cuts bef...

Is Paul Ryan Vulnerable?

The Washington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) got booed at a town hall last week. A recent AP article found voters in his district are worried about his plans. The liberal ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker In Hot Water With Tea Party For Voting Against Ryan Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Montana lawmaker Denny Rehberg was one of just four Republican House members to vote against Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) budget proposal o...

Ryan Medicare Scheme Would Devastate Entrepreneurship, Jobs

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.12.2011 | Business
Paul Abrams

It is no accident that the era of entrepreneurship began soon after Medicare was passed.

Pulling the Plug on Working Families to Give Tax Cuts to Millionaires

Mike Lux | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Paul Ryan's tax breaks total more than $4.1 trillion. What does that mean for you? 90 percent of Americans will see their taxes go up under the Ryan budget.

Contentious Budget Proposal Advances In House

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ALAN FRAM | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House Budget Committee approved a $3.5 trillion budget for 2012 on Wednesday that was hailed by its GOP authors ...

Is Paul Ryan Courageous?

Krystal Ball | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Krystal Ball

You'll have to excuse me if I don't praise Paul Ryan's great courage in advancing this proposal. When did shamelessly pandering to your base while shrouding your real intentions in feel-good language and fuzzy math become courageous?

Republicans Gamble With Politically Risky Budget Proposal

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a politically risky 2012 proposal that aims to bring down huge budget deficits by cutting hea...

Paul Ryan, GOP Rising Star Or 'Root Canal' Republican?

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Paul Ryan, just 41 but already a seventh-term congressman, is the man making the House Republicans' sales pitch for truly big budget cut...

House Republicans Poised To Place Dramatic Political Bet

The New York Times | Michael D. Shear | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

Republicans in the House of Representatives are poised to place a dramatic political bet....