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  • While castigating Obama, Ryan backs search for common ground
    Feb 9, 2015  - By Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel When it comes to dealing with President Barack Obama, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said he will search for common ground but won't hesitate to push forward Republican ideas. The Janesville Republican, who chairs the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, voiced ... More
  • Paul Ryan Speaks on The Rule of Law and the Global Economy
    Feb 5, 2015  - WASHINGTON — Today, Wisconsin's First District Congressman Paul Ryan delivered the following remarks at the Washington International Trade Association on his vision for expanded U.S. trade. Here are his remarks, as prepared for delivery. "Hi, everybody. I want to thank Steve for the introduction. An... More
  • Paul Ryan on The Jay Weber Show
    Feb 3, 2015  - WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Wisconsin’s First District Congressman Paul Ryan spoke with WISN’s Jay Weber to discuss the president’s budget proposal, how we can build a healthy economy, and the need for America to lead the way in writing the rules for the global economy. Below are excerpts of Congressman... More
  • We're offering an agenda to empower Americans, restore optimism
    Feb 3, 2015  - By Paul Ryan I decided not to run for president for a simple reason: Our economy — our country — is in jeopardy, and I have an opportunity to do something about it right where I am. The way I see it, the American idea — that the condition of your birth doesn't determine the outcome of your life — is... More
  • Paul Ryan Responds to President's Budget Proposal
    Feb 2, 2015  - WASHINGTON — Today, Wisconsin's First District Congressman Paul Ryan issued the following statement in response to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal. "For six years the president has pursued higher taxes and higher spending, and our economy has paid the price. This budget is simply... More
  • Congressman Ryan on Meet the Press: Working to "Put Together an Optimistic Agenda for the Country"
    Feb 1, 2015  - WASHINGTON — Wisconsin’s First District Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) made an appearance on Meet the Press this past Sunday. In his interview with moderator Chuck Todd, Congressman Ryan talked about his role as chairman of the House Ways and Means committee and the committee's focus on an "optimistic... More
  • Ryan looking for 'common ground' on tax reform
    Feb 1, 2015  - By Trevor Eischen, Politico House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan said on Sunday he still stands ready to compromise with President Barack Obama on tax reform if they can “find common ground.” “We got to get this economy growing,” the Wisconsin Republican said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “We have ... More
  • Paul Ryan on release of Index of Economic Freedom
    Jan 27, 2015  - WASHINGTON - Today, First District Congressman Paul Ryan delivered remarks recognizing the release of the Heritage Foundation's 21st edition of the Index of Economic Freedom. The Index analyzes the economies of 186 nations and grades them on various factors, including trade, spending, regulations, c... More
  • Paul Ryan looks for areas of cooperation with Obama
    Jan 22, 2015  - By Nancy Cordes The chairman of the House's tax-writing committee, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, says trade agreements and tax reform are high on his list, "two issues that we really want to take up this year." Ryan, who spoke with CBS News in an interview Wednesday, said he hopes trade promotion aut... More
  • Ryan sounds off after State of the Union
    Jan 22, 2015  - By Jon Brines, Kenosha News House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., expressed tepid criticism of President Barack Obama after this week’s State of the Union address, telling reporters on a conference call Thursday he hopes lame duck status changes Obama’s approach. “He’s been a p... More