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  • Floor Speech on H.R. 2560, the Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011
    Jul 19, 2011  - Mr. Speaker: here’s our problem- we have a crushing burden of debt that is coming to hit our economy. This is what it all comes down to: We are driving our country and our economy off of a cliff. The reason is because we are spending so much more money than we have. We can’t keep spending money we ... More
  • Medicare and Social Security: The Fiscal Facts
    Jul 13, 2011  - House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan – Opening Remarks, As Prepared For Delivery Welcome to today’s hearing focused on our critical health and retirement security programs – specifically Medicare and Social Security. We welcome Rick Foster, Chief Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid... More
  • House Budget Committee Hearing Highlights
    Jul 13, 2011  - The House Budget Committee held a hearing today exploring the sustainability of America’s critical health and retirement security programs – Medicare and Social Security. In testimony before the Committee, the two programs’ Chief Actuaries, Richard Foster and Stephen Goss, underscored the threat pos... More
  • Paul Ryan’s foreign policy vision
    Jun 3, 2011  - By Jennifer Rubin Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) gave a speech Thursday to the Alexander Hamilton Society in Washington. If one is looking for clues as to Ryan’s interests beyond chairing the House Budget Committee, a speech, as he put it, to “a room full of national security experts about American foreign... More
  • Economic Destiny Comes Down To Obama Vs. Ryan
    May 19, 2011  - By Jeffrey H. Anderson President Obama talks a lot about "winning the future." But to a large degree, America's future will be determined by the ongoing budget debate between him and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, with the American people deciding the outcome. The budget debate can somet... More
  • Rep. Paul Ryan: In defense of liberty, prosperity and modern conservatism
    May 16, 2011  - By Jennifer Rubin Rep. Paul Ryan’s speech to the Economic Club of Chicago this morning is an able defense of his own budget and his vision for reforming entitlements, but at bottom it is a defense of free-market economics and the intellectual underpinnings of modern conservatism. The latter was not ... More
  • Ten Myths of Ryan’s House Budget Plan
    May 13, 2011  - By Brian Riedl, Robert Moffit, Ph. D. and Romina Boccia Runaway spending and deficits continue to grow unabated in part because any attempts to rein them in are relentlessly demagogued by defenders of big government. The latest example is the budget recently authored by House Budget Committee chairm... More
  • April 2011 Listening Session slides
    Apr 29, 2011  - April 2011 Listening Session slides More
  • Racine Listening Session
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  • Clinton Listening Session
    Apr 19, 2011  - Click image to play video More