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Paul Ryan Budget

Ryan Presses Narrower Focus For Next Budget Fight

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2013 | Politics

* Ryan eyes savings from benefits programs * Lowered expectations seen improving chances for agreement * "Can we get som...

Budget Conference Provides an Excellent Opportunity to Carefully Examine Rep. Ryan's 'Entitlement' Proposals

Scott Lilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Scott Lilly

Paul Ryan has indicated that "entitlement reform" will be at the top of his agenda. Committee members should listen carefully to what he has to say and encourage him to provide more details than he has so far offered on how his proposed savings would be accomplished.

Paul Ryan's Plans Are Being Ignored

Bloomberg | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

Representative Paul Ryan wanted big policy changes to lift the U.S. debt ceiling: a revamp of Social Security and Medicare, a framework for tax-code c...

Ryan: Debt Limit 'Forcing Action' On Budget

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Senior House of Representatives Republican Paul Ryan said on Tuesday that a mid-October deadline to raise the U.S. bor...

Dean Of Congressional Press Corps Pins Shutdown On Ryan Budget

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

David Rogers, the unofficial dean of the congressional press corps, has been reporting on Capitol Hill since Charlie Wilson was figuring out ways to f...

Why Don't Republicans Understand the Economy?

Bob Burnett | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Hypnotized by a toxic blend of Reaganomics and Objectivism, Republicans don't understand how the economy works or the concerns of middle-class families.

Ryan Cuts Face Republican Backlash

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning to foment a revolt of their own &nd...

Jon Ward

Paul Ryan Sits Out GOP's Conservative Machismo Arms Race | Jon Ward | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of these things is not like the other. Last week in Republican politics: Rand Paul and Chris Christie traded shots, Marco Rubio ...

Paul Ryan: Progressivism Is 'Arrogant And Condescending'

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) belittled progressives during a speech at the conservative American Enterprise Institute on Wednesday. “Progressivism is ...

Ryan: 'I Don't See A Grand Bargain Happening'

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On this, some of Washington's highest-ranking budget players can agree: A "grand bargain" this year to close the nation's chronic budget...

Jennifer Bendery

Republican Hails Medicare As 'Tremendous Program' After Voting To Kill It | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During recent remarks to a local GOP group, Rep. Shelley Moore Capitol (R-W.Va.) hailed Medicare as "a tremendous program" and imagined ...

Conservatives Favored Deficits Before Keynes

Paul A. London | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Paul A. London

What the Chicago conservatives in 1932 said the government should do was spend aggressively on useful public works and infrastructure. There were then and are now plenty of liberal ideas that deserve harsh criticism.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Now It's Democrats Blasting GOP For Stalling Budget | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans spent four years berating the Democratic-led Senate for failing to pass a budget. Now that the Senate has approved a budget ...

Why Nobody Should Be Surprised That Obama Wants to Cut Social Security and Medicare

Pascal Robert | Posted 06.10.2013 | Black Voices
Pascal Robert

In this video, Yvette Carnell of Your Black World discusses Obama's budget proposal, which includes a plan to cut Social Security and Medicare, with me.

Jennifer Bendery

'Missing In Action': Congress Ignores America's Poor | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when Republicans on Capitol Hill are expressing outrage over canceled White House tours, something more deserving of outrage i...

Dems Look To Sink GOPers By Linking Them To 'Radical' Paul Ryan

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Monday released the first of 17 online ads attacking congressional Republicans for their support of...

Sequestered to Death

Monique Ruffin | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

With disabilities education slated to endure $591 million in cuts under the terms of the sequester, I'm just hoping families like mine will make their voices heard.

After Big Defeat, Ryan Disappears From GOP Spotlight

Politico | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

He seems to have fallen entirely off the radar of early state Republicans. Democrats bring up his name with more zeal than do people in his own party....

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats Raise $500,000 After Republicans Vote For Paul Ryan's Budget | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats routinely rail against the GOP budget put forward by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), but there's at least one thing they like about i...

Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan Says Obama 'Charm Offensive' Was 'Helpful,' But It's Still Knives Out For Obamacare | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) appeared on Greta Van Susteren's "On The Record" Thursday night to give his side of the story on the ongoing knock-down drag-o...

Ryan Budget Deployed By GOP Super PAC In Campaign Ads

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican super PAC on Friday launched two ads targeting vulnerable freshman Democratic congressmen far ahead of the 2014 elections. ...

Senate Rejects Paul Ryan Budget

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate has soundly rejected a balanced budget plan authored by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan. Five Republicans joined e...

Paul Ryan Plan Exposes GOP's Heartless Side

Salon | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

When it comes to the Republican Party’s budget proposal that passed the U.S. House this week, I agree with those who find it strange that anyone see...

Paul Ryan's Austerity Budget Should Be Replaced With the 'Back-to-Work Budget'

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Pearl Korn

It is the GOP's extreme vision of what they think our country should be -- with a weak government and a free ride to corporations and the rich at the expense of the rest of us -- that has put them at odds with the electorate, which is made up of primarily hard-working and struggling Americans.

House Republicans Pass Ryan Budget

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have passed a budget plan that would bring the federal government's finances into balance in 10 years by sharply cutti...