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  • 2011 Constituent Update & Issue Summary
    Dec 23, 2011  - 2011 Constituent Update & Issue Summary More
  • The 2011 HUMAN EVENTS Conservative of the Year: Paul Ryan
    Dec 22, 2011  - The editors of HUMAN EVENTS are proud to name Rep. Paul Ryan​ as “Conservative of the Year” for 2011. The Wisconsin Republican was a favorite from the very beginning of the nomination process, not only with our editorial board but with our readers as well, for his relentless commitment to proposing... More
  • Bipartisan Medicare plan worth a look
    Dec 18, 2011  - an editorial by the Racine Journal Times Two words that seem to be on the banned list in Congress and statehouses across the country in these highly politicized times resurfaced this week and they were welcome ones indeed: compromise and bipartisan. Unlikely as it may seem, they came up in relation ... More
  • The Wyden-Ryan Breakthrough
    Dec 15, 2011  - An editorial by the Wall Street Journal Democrats are running on Mediscare in 2012 and President Obama has all but called the "premium support" reform un-American, if not the decline and fall of Western civilization. That would seem to put the issue in Newt Gingrich's wheelhouse, but the GOP candida... More
  • A Bipartisan Way Forward on Medicare
    Dec 15, 2011  - By RON WYDEN AND PAUL RYAN Few issues draw more heated partisan rhetoric than the future of Medicare. Seniors are a reliable and powerful voting bloc, and both Republicans and Democrats are guilty of exploiting Medicare to frighten and entice voters. But turning discussions of Medicare's future into... More
  • Guaranteed Choices to Strengthen Medicare and Health Security for All
    Dec 15, 2011  - Bipartisan Options for the Future, introduced by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) More
  • Wyden & Ryan Advance Bipartisan Plan to Strengthen Medicare and Expand Health Care Choices for All
    Dec 15, 2011  - This morning, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced a new proposal that represents a major advance in the effort to build a more secure future for the millions of seniors who rely on Medicare. The new report from Sen. Wyden and Rep. Ryan, titled “Guarantee... More
  • Rep. Ryan: Prospects for Progress if We Stay the Course
    Dec 15, 2011  - by REP. PAUL RYAN I just returned from visiting Afghanistan as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation, my third visit to the region since American forces and our allies liberated Afghanistan from Taliban rule. Every time I go, I return with a new appreciation of the challenges faced by our tr... More
  • Modified Medicare plan
    Dec 15, 2011  - Wisconsin Radio Network, Jackie Johnson reporting House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan calls the new Medicare proposal an evolution of his previous plan to save Medicare. The Janesville Republican is working with Oregon Senate Democrat Ron Wyden on the revised plan that saves Medicare from fiscal threat... More
  • Means, Ends, and Premium Support
    Dec 15, 2011  - By Yuval Levin, National Review Ezra Klein today once again tries out the peculiar notion that Paul Ryan’s (and now also Ron Wyden’s) idea for Medicare reform is basically the same thing as Obamacare, since both involve a form of premium-support—even though the idea is employed in very different par... More