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  • Paul Ryan: Obamacare alternative plan in the works
    Feb 24, 2015  - By Frank Schultz, Janesville Gazette Rep. Paul Ryan is working on a plan to ensure that Wisconsinites now on Obamacare will have health coverage if the Supreme Court strikes down portions of the federal health-insurance law in June. The longtime Republican congressman from the 1st District and head... More
  • Paul Ryan reveling in policy, issues — and not the '16 campaign
    Feb 23, 2015  - By Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Relaxed. Politically powerful. And not running for president. That's Paul Ryan in his role as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, where he'll be the gatekeeper of President Barack Obama's domestic agenda. The Republican congressman from Janesvi... More
  • Ryan sees common ground with president on trade
    Feb 23, 2015  - By Bill Guida, Kenosha News U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said Monday as chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee his top goals include finding common ground with President Barack Obama. “I plan on rolling out ideas how we can do things differently ... I need to show how I can do that, not jus... More
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rep. Paul Ryan calls GOP’s invitation to Netanyahu ‘absolutely’ appropriate
    Feb 1, 2015  - By Josh Hicks, Washington Post Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Sunday rejected the notion that House Republicans stepped out of line by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress without informing the White House. "Do I think it’s wholly appropriate for the Speaker of the Ho... 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
  • Paul Ryan's decision to say 'no' leaves him in a good spot
    Jan 13, 2015  - By Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editorial Board After months of speculation, it wasn't surprising in the end that Paul Ryan chose to forgo a run for the presidency: The Janesville Republican has spent a career getting to the chairmanship of the influential House Ways and Means Committee and wasn't abo... More
  • Journal Times editorial: Ryan in place to deliver tax code reform
    Nov 23, 2014  - By the Journal Times Editorial Board Now that the November midterms are over and the post-election promises of cooperation between Congress and the president have died aborning, it’s clear the winner will once again be gridlock. The tooth-and-nail infighting will continue on a host of issues from th... More