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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...

Brutal Ryan Plan Remains On Track For Victory

Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A familiar budget plan to sharply cut safety-net programs for the poor and clamp down on dome...

Paul Ryan Faces Wave Of Rejection

Salon | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Faith leaders will descend on Washington for a Loaves and Fishes Day of Action on Wednesday. There message for Congress? Reject the Ryan austerity bud...

Ryan 'Path To Pain' Slammed

Patch | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

As chatter over the federal budget grows more heated, one of the region's ranking local politicians—congresswoman and Democrat Nita Lowey—is addin...

Ryan Budget's SNAP Cuts Even Deeper Than We Thought

Stacy Dean | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Stacy Dean

New information from the House Budget Committee shows that Chairman Ryan's planned cuts in SNAP (formerly food stamps) are even more draconian than we originally thought.

The Ryan Budget: A Self-Referential Approach to Pell

Rachel Unruh | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Rachel Unruh

Congressman Ryan's Pell grant proposal does not demonstrate a commitment to the most needy. It demonstrates that his perception of college students reflects his own experience as a full-time financially dependent student in the early 90s.

The Sheer Folly of Trying to Compromise With Today's Republican Party

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

The party is likely only to become more extreme, not less, for at least the next couple of political cycles. No amount of charm, or compromise, or whatever is going to change these dynamics.