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  • Ryan Defends Reduction to Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Early Military Retirees
    Dec 15, 2013  - By John McCormack, The Weekly Standard The two-year budget deal crafted by Republican congressman Paul Ryan and Democratic senator Patty Murray sailed through the House of Representatives on a 332-94 vote last Thursday, just two days after it was introduced. If cutting a bipartisan deal is so easy, ... More
  • Rep. Paul Ryan's budget deal: modest but smart
    Dec 12, 2013  - By the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editorial Board Reuters House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) shake hands after a news conference to introduce The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 on Tuesday. The two-year federal budge... More
  • Some Thoughts on the Budget Deal
    Dec 11, 2013  - By Yuval Levin, National Review The actual text of the Ryan-Murray budget deal came out late last night, so it’s only now possible to really consider the particulars and see how it looks. It seems to me that the details look a fair bit better than the general outline that had been reported in the p... More
  • Paul Ryan’s ride
    Dec 11, 2013  - By A.B. Stoddard, The Hill Leaders aren’t necessarily those we find in the highest office, or those who campaign for it, or those we see on television the most. True leaders make unpopular choices. They have the guts to take the heat for tough decisions but also to call out those who take easy cheap... More
  • Good Deal
    Dec 10, 2013  - By William Kristol, The Weekly Standard The budget deal announced today is a good deal for conservatives and Republicans. From the point of view of policy, the deal is a modest achievement—which is all that can be expected, given the unfortunate fact that Barack Obama is president and Democrats con... More
  • A Least Bad Budget Deal
    Dec 10, 2013  - The best that can be said about the House-Senate budget deal announced late Tuesday is that it includes no tax increases, no new incentives for not working, and some modest entitlement reforms. Oh, and it will avoid another shutdown fiasco, assuming enough Republicans refuse to attempt suicide a sec... More
  • Paul Ryan, GOP’s budget architect, sets his sights on fighting poverty and winning minds
    Nov 18, 2013  - By Lori Montgomery, the Washington Post Paul Ryan is ready to move beyond last year’s failed presidential campaign and the budget committee chairmanship that has defined him to embark on an ambitious new project: Steering Republicans away from the angry, nativist inclinations of the tea party moveme... More
  • Ryan Is Again in the Forefront for the G.O.P.
    Oct 10, 2013  - By JONATHAN WEISMAN, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Representative Paul D. Ryan may have temporarily receded into the Capitol shadows after his stinging vice-presidential defeat in November, but he remains a powerful presence among House Republicans, earning the respect of hard-line conservatives f... More
  • Paul Ryan hints at a way to end the political paralysis
    Oct 9, 2013  - By Editorial Board, The Washington Post IS THERE a way out of the political standoff that is paralyzing government and endangering the global economy? At the moment, it hardly seems so. But we see a glimmer of hope in suggestions from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). The government shutdown is into its seco... More
  • Paul Ryan Assures Conservatives He is Not Backing Down on Obamacare
    Oct 9, 2013  - By Conn Carroll, Townhall.com House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) has an op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal titled, "Here's How We Can End This Stalemate," mapping out a reasonable sounding path to solving Washington's current fiscal impasse. "We have an opportunity here to pay down t... More