Paul Ryan

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House GOP May Seek Short-Term Debt Limit Extension

House Republicans may seek a quick, short-term extension of the government’s debt limit, a move that would avoid an immediate default by the Treasury as the party seeks to maximize leverage in negotiations over spending cuts with President Barack Obama this spring, officials said Thursday.


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Opinion: Over The Cliff

At midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.


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‘Fiscal Cliff’ Leaves Boehner A Wounded Speaker

John Boehner is a bloodied House speaker following the startling setback that his own fractious Republican troops dealt him in their “fiscal cliff” struggle against President Barack Obama.


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Paul Ryan ‘Getting Groove Back’ In Fiscal Cliff Debate

Paul Ryan is getting his groove back.


Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) and his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama Campaign Strategist: Ryan Pick Was Surprise

A top adviser to President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign says one of the biggest surprises of the 2012 election was Mitt Romney’s choice of a running mate.


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Walker Not Thinking About ’16 Presidential Run

Gov. Scott Walker insists he is not thinking about running for president in 2016.


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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Parting Gift

On a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave “gifts” to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.


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Fiscal Cliff Combines Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts

So just what is this “fiscal cliff” that has the financial markets rattled and economists and policymakers alike in a tizzy over the potential for sending the economy into another tailspin?


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Opinion: On Election Day Romney Keeping His Mind On The Business-At-Hand

Obama plays basketball and Romney campaigns on Election Day


Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks to supporters during a campaign rally at the Memorial Hall on Oct. 31, 2012 in Racine, Wis. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ryan: Obama Threatening Country’s ‘Judeo-Christian’ Values

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan tells religious conservative voters that President Obama is threatening the country’s “Judeo-Christian” values.