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  • Paul Ryan: “You can’t shoot for the moon every time.”
    Dec 12, 2013  - CNBC’s Squawk Box Click to play video "We decided to focus on where is the common ground when negotiating the budget deal," said House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discussing how he and Sen. Patty Murrary, (D-Wa), were able to reach a deal on the budget. "This is a small but mod... 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
  • A Firm Step Forward
    Dec 11, 2013  - By Paul Ryan Yesterday, Senator Patty Murray and I introduced the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013. It’s the first budget agreement of its kind since 1986, and I’m proud to support it. This bill will reduce the deficit by $23 billion. It won’t raise taxes. And it will cut spending in a smarter way. It ... 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
  • Inside the proposed bipartisan budget deal: Rep. Paul Ryan - It 'moves the ball in the right direction'
    Dec 10, 2013  - This is a rush transcript from Fox News' "On the Record," December 10, 2013. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, FOX NEWS HOST: This is a FOX News alert. A bipartisan budget deal on Capitol Hill. House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan and Senate Budget Com... 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
  • Ryan Opening Statement: Budget-Conference Committee
    Oct 30, 2013  - Before I recognize Chairman Murray, I want to share a few thoughts. You’ll notice there are three senators for every congressman—so it’s an even match. I like to think quality beats quantity. But in all seriousness, we’ve got some important work ahead of us. And it’s not going to be easy. So today, ... More
  • CNBC: Ryan on Obamacare’s rocky rollout and the budget-conference committee
    Oct 29, 2013  - Earlier this week at the Jack Kemp Foundation Dinner in Washington, D.C., Wisconsin’s First District Congressman Paul Ryan spoke with CNBC’s Larry Kudlow about Obamacare’s rocky rollout and Wednesday’s meeting of the budget-conference committee. Video of the interview, which aired last night on CNBC... More