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Paul Ryan Budget

Jennifer Bendery

Carney: Backers of Paul Ryan's Budget Have 'Severely Diminished Capacity'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday blasted the House Republican budget proposal unveiled this week and said that anyone...

Santorum Gives His 2 Cents On The GOP Budget

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

HARVEY, La. -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he supports a House Republican budget proposal, but adds that the spending cuts in...

Thank You, Paul Ryan. Your budget is a gift.

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Now for the reality check: this budget has absolutely no chance of becoming law. Everyone knows it will never see the light of day in the Senate. So, Mr. Ryan, remind me: why you did this again?

The Republican's Social-Darwinist Budget Plan

Robert Reich | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

The Paul Ryan plan would give the wealthiest Americans an average tax cut of at least $150,000 a year, paid for by cutting programs for the elderly, lower-middle families, and the poor. This is pure Social Darwinism. Reward the rich and cut off the help to anyone who needs it.

Paul Ryan's Profligate Pentagon Plan

Ben Freeman | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Ben Freeman

If Paul Ryan, Congress and the president continue to let the Pentagon spend with impunity, the only things that will be hollow are taxpayer wallets.

Katy Hall

Paul Ryan's Plan: The GOP Budget And The 2012 Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled a budget Tuesday that would slash federal spending by $5 trillion more than the budget President Ba...

Arthur Delaney

Paul Ryan Wants 'Welfare Reform Round 2'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Congressional Republicans' budget guru said Tuesday that he wants Congress to overhaul food stamps and other safety net programs in the way welfare wa...

Apocalypse Now: GOP Budget Offers Second-Rate Vision for First-Rate Country

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Ethan Rome

The GOP budget is an immoral and callous clarion call for the middle class to pay more and get less. It promotes prosperity for the few instead of opportunity for all. It says we should be on our own instead of bound together by common purpose.

Newt Has Drastically Different Thoughts On This Year's Ryan Budget

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

In a Tuesday interview on Fox News Radio's Kilmeade & Friends, Newt Gingrich bestowed praise toward fellow Republican Paul Ryan's budget plan. “...

Sam Stein

Paul Ryan Budget Includes $49 Billion More In 2012 Revenue Than Barack Obama's

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The budget outline introduced by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday would witness a massive reduction in tax ...

The Daily Szep -- The Ryan Plan

Paul Szep | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Paul Szep

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House GOP Rolls Out Budget Plan With Controversial Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mixing deep cuts to safety-net programs for the poor with politically risky cost curbs for Medicare, Republicans controlling the Ho...

Ryan, GOP Unveil Suicide Pact Today, Rejecting American Majority

Roger Hickey | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Roger Hickey

On Tuesday House Republicans, led by Budget Committee chair Paul Ryan, will unveil a suicide pact, in the form of a new budget that ignores the clear views of the majority of Americans.

Preserving the Medicare Guarantee: Why I've Been Working with Paul Ryan

Sen. Ron Wyden | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Sen. Ron Wyden

People on both sides of the aisle want to know why a progressive Democrat is working with the author of last year's House Budget on Medicare reform. Here's why.

Plan That Caused Political Firestorm Igniting New GOP Battle

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After a few months of relative peace on the budget front, Democrats and Republicans are readying for a party-defining, election-yea...

Sam Stein

Romney Campaign Uses 'Mediscare' Tactics

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign and a like-minded conservative group launched seemingly uncoordinated but highly tellin...

GOP Congressman Apologizes For Controversial 'Killing' Comments

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma congressman apologized on Friday for suggesting that "killing a couple" of U.S. senators may be the only way to get ...

GOP Rep: I'd End Up 'Maybe Killing A Couple Of' Senators To Pass Paul Ryan's Plan

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Rep. John Sullivan (R-Okla.) told a town hall audience on Wednesday that "maybe killing a couple of" senators would help Rep. Paul Ryan's budget pass....

The President's Budget: Continuing the Slow Climb Upward

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

The president's budget proposal recognizes some basic truths: we cannot speed up economic recovery without investments that create jobs and increase workers' readiness to do those jobs.

Mitt Romney Tells a Huge Lie About Medicare & Social Security

Ethan Rome | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Ethan Rome

Shame on Romney for lying to Florida seniors as he cheers on Paul Ryan's plan to take away their health care and retirement security.

John Celock

New Hampshire Dems Launch Petition To Block Health Care Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

New Hampshire Democrats are hoping a campaign strategy centered on opposition to a controversial health care bill will pay off in 2012 elections acros...

Romney Proposals Would Slash Non-defense Programs

Paul N. Van de Water | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Paul N. Van de Water

Romney's proposals would shrink non-defense discretionary spending -- which, over the past 30 years, has averaged 3.7 percent of GDP and never fallen below 3.2 percent  -- to just 1.7 percent of GDP by 2021.

The Fight for the 99 Percent

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Republicans' refusal to act on anything other than tax cuts for the rich is an economic and moral failure of leadership -- it flies in the face of the fact that countless American families, a great cross-section of the 99 percent, are in utter crisis.

Amanda Terkel

GLOVES OFF: Romney Campaign Goes After Gingrich

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich finally appears to be making Mitt Romney nervous. On Thursday morning, the Romney campaign held a conference call with rep...

For the Super Committee, an Option to Save Medicare

Grace-Marie Turner | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Grace-Marie Turner

The key to real reform is building in changes to Medicare and Medicaid that rely on consumer choice and competition, not price controls and crushing government regulations.