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Amanda Terkel

John Boehner Faces Conservative Fury

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative groups are furious with GOP leadership for stripping several lawmakers of spots on powerful committees after it was deemed ...

After Failed VP Bid, Ryan Returns To Comfortable Topic

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Paul Ryan is getting his groove back. A month after the GOP's presidential ticket lost an election, the party's vice presidential ...

Dilemma Threatens To Derail Ryan Ambitions

National Journal | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

Fresh from the campaign trail and mulling his options for the future, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will play a pivotal role in negotia...

The Gift That Just Keeps On Giving

Mike Lux | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

The American people in this election heard the generosity-breeds-dependency philosophy, and they heard Barack Obama and Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats say that we are all in this together, that we are our brothers' and sisters' keepers, that we need to lift each other up.

Do Republicans Love Me Just for My Money?

Eric Schoenberg | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business
Eric Schoenberg

Even if the entrepreneurs who proclaim "I built this business" are solely responsible for their own good fortune, their kids didn't build the business. If they really dislike dependency so much, why are Republicans so passionately opposed to estate taxes?

CEO Math

Steven Conn | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

CEO Math is what results after drinking an ideological Red Bull. Suitably buzzed, you then begin to do arithmetic to maximize short-term profits -- regardless of whether your math is legal, ethical, good for business in the long-term

The Romney-Ryan Budget: Reward the Rich, Punish the Rest

Terry O'Neill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Running throughout the Romney-Ryan budget is a suspicion that by helping people you make them weaker, that the poor are easily swayed into behaving irresponsibly. The sad thing is, Romney and Ryan are the irresponsible ones

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Paul Ryan Says His Plan To Privatize Medicare Is 'Gradual' Social Engineering

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Privatize, privatize, privatize. That’s what GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan wants to do with Medicare, the country’s 47-year-old federal ...

Ryan Faces Uncertain Future

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Professor Ryan? Lobbyist Ryan? Maybe back to plain-old Rep. Ryan or future President Ryan? If Paul Ryan loses his bid to bec...

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...

Paul Ryan's Idea: Drill For Oil In The Arctic To Help Get Us Off Fossil Fuel Dependence

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

With the storm of a century barreling toward New York City, the debate over climate change is likely to get a jolt. The extreme nature of the storm fi...

John Celock

Tax Returns, Medicare Dominate Upstate New York Congressional Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The future of Medicare and how the Republican Ryan budget would affect it took center stage Wednesday night as the two candidates for a competitive we...

Paul Ryan's Vision For Medicaid: Half As Many Poor People Covered

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's plan to replace the Medicaid entitlement program with a system controlled by states would cut federal...

'Paul Ryan Shirtless' Googled More Than His Budget Plan

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

It would appear people are more interested in Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wisc.) upper body than in his budget plan. Writing for The New York Times' Campai...

The Romney-Ryan Budget: A Sketchy Plan that Makes Social Security Less Secure

Terry O'Neill | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Most of us women may not have access to their billions of dollars, but we can and must use our votes to let them know: Social Security is ours, and we will continue to protect it for generations to come.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senate Candidate Runs Away From Paul Ryan's Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The person who is perhaps Tommy Thompson's greatest asset in his U.S. Senate bid is Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). As the state's most pr...

Massachusetts Voters Have the Chance to Vote on Budget Priorities

Rebecca Thiess | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Rebecca Thiess

The Budget for All would not only be good for Massachusetts but would be good for America; other states would benefit from taking a cue from Massachusetts and voting to send a strong message to their representatives as well.

Jason Cherkis

Soup Kitchen In Paul Ryan Flap Facing Donor Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of Rep. Paul Ryan's embarrassing soup kitchen photo-op last week, the organization that runs the facility tells The Huffingt...

Jason Cherkis

No Sign Of Paul Ryan At Soup Kitchens, Shelters In His Own District

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan's awkward visit last week to a Youngstown, Ohio, soup kitchen made national headlines and has been the butt of late-night...

A Conversation Between Paul Ryan and His Math Teacher

Flora Nicholas | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
Flora Nicholas

"Look sir, election day is looming so I really need to get my sums right on this budget. Is there anything else you can suggest that could help me do that? Anything at all?"

Amanda Terkel

Past Paul Ryan Vs. Present: 'People Are Reassured When Political Leaders Are Being Specific'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) have refused to release specifics on their tax plan, particularly when it comes to which deducti...

Paul Ryan Gets A Meme

Posted 10.16.2012 | Arts

The moment Paul Ryan revealed his workout regimen to TIME Magazine, we all knew it was a matter of time before those photographic gems were turned int...

The Poster Boys of 1960 & 2012

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

The Three R's -- Romney, Ryan and the Republicans -- are trying to sell the American people a more than 80-year-old used car that has been through two terrible crashes: one in 1929, the other in 2008.

Medicare Overhaul Would Raise Premiums

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 12.15.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — Nearly six in 10 Medicare recipients would pay higher premiums under a hypothetical privatized system along the lines of what Repub...

Ryan and Romney's Secret Plan to Cut the Deficit -- and Why Romney Opposes It

William K. Black | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
William K. Black

It's a good thing that Ryan doesn't really have a secret plan to reduce the budget deficit, because it would cost millions of Americans their jobs by throwing us into a recession or depression.