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House GOP Follows Ryan Anti-Poverty Plan With Pro-Poverty Legislation

Chuck Marr | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
Chuck Marr

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) extolled the anti-poverty effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and, in his new poverty prop...

Arthur Delaney

Paul Ryan Is BACK

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Thursday unveiled a new, highly anticipated proposal to fight poverty. "I want to talk about how we can e...

Will Congressman Ryan's Anti-Poverty Plan Heed the Advice of the Experts and Break With the GOP Budget?

Rep. Chris Van Hollen | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Tomorrow, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan will present his proposal to address poverty in the United States. We welcome any ideas that lift more Americans out of poverty and create pathways into the middle class, but we will oppose any plan that uses the sunny language of "reform" as a guise to cut vital safety-net programs.

Arthur Delaney

Paul Ryan's Approach To Poverty Is Straight Out Of The 19th Century

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is looking to put a new spin on some old ideas for fighting poverty. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Bob Woodson recalle...

Bush, Ryan Insist 'Friendship' And 'Traditional Marriage' Can End Poverty

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan courted some of Wall Street's most powerful political benefactors on Monda...

Paul Ryan Holds Meeting With Black Members Of Congress

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday he had a productive meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, a gathering that came we...

Missouri Democrat Hammers Paul Ryan On Racial ‘Ignorance'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) chastised House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for his controversial comments on poverty last month, callin...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Ask How Paul Ryan Budget Would Affect Poverty

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been talking an awful lot about poverty lately -- some say insultingly -- but there is very...

Guess What Happened To Paul Ryan's Poverty Promise

New York Magazine | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

Paul Ryan's flamboyantly low-key campaign to re-brand himself from an Ayn Rand miser to Jack Kemp-esque lover of the poor was supposed to culminate in...

On George Will, Paul Ryan and Assumptions About Urban Poverty

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

Yesterday is yesterday, and progress is happening. Nevertheless, George Will's piece about Paul Ryan's comments still carries some assumptions -- assumptions of choice -- at least linked to the past, even while condemning people who hear them as such.

Controversial Ryan Remarks Stand As Distraction From Big Policy Push

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan is making poverty a signature issue as he tries to broaden his appeal ahead of a possible presidential run in 2016....

Sabrina Siddiqui

Paul Ryan Was Confronted By His Constituents And It Got Pretty Awkward

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A town hall in southeast Wisconsin turned testy for Republican Rep. Paul Ryan on Wednesday when constituents confronted the House Budget...

Paul Ryan Doesn't Represent America

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

It's easy to attack and demagogue those who don't have a voice. It's easy to blame others when you fail to provide true leadership. And it's easy to reinforce stereotypes and misconceptions to win elections, or to win over your party's base. That is precisely what Paul Ryan did last week.

Priebus: Backlash To Ryan's 'Inner City' Remarks Shows Dems Are Waiting To Pounce

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday that the backlash to Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) remarks on men not valuing work in th...

Paul Ryan Admits His Poverty Remarks Were 'Inarticulate'

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Paul Ryan on Friday agreed to meet with the Congressional Black Caucus after members...

Paul Ryan: 'Inner City' Remarks Had Nothing To Do With Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday that his remarks on men not valuing work in the "inner city" were "inarticulate" and had nothing to do with race...

Jason Linkins

Paul Ryan's 'Brown Bag' Anecdote Seems To Have Been Purloined

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

[Laura Schroff, the author of "An Invisible Thread" -- the book from which Paul Ryan's anecdote described below was extracted -- contacted The Huffing...

Paul Ryan's Poverty Report Is A Complete Mess

New York Magazine | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Paul Ryan’s budget proposals are not mere compilations of proposals, but grand vision statements. The classic versions relied on sweeping ideologica...

Rep. Ryan's New Poverty Report: A Fat Thumb on the Evidentiary Scale

Jared Bernstein | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

It's a detailed, serious look at the issue but is beset with misleading evidence and conclusions. There's also something that I found fundamentally odd about the report.

Ryan Slams 'Haphazard' Anti-Poverty Programs

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. government has barely made a dent in poverty in the past 50 years despite ma...

Paul Ryan's Proposed War On Poverty Is Hobbled By Conservative Ideology

The Daily Beast | Jamelle Bouie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The congressman delivered a speech on poverty that did little more than resurrect the same tired arguments the GOP has been proposing for years. ...

Paul Ryan, Poverty Warrior? Huh?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

His is the classic example of the adage that if you've got a reputation for being an early riser, you can sleep til noon. What are his accomplishments?

Jon Ward

Paul Ryan Sits Out GOP's Conservative Machismo Arms Race

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Jennifer Bendery

'Missing In Action': Congress Ignores America's Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Ryan's War That Wasn't

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

Former GOP vice-presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) had his own vision for the campaign. The candidate wanted to visit inner cities and ...