By Paul Bedard | 08/20/14 08:47 AM
Republican voters are ready for a Mitt Romney "I told you so" campaign for president in 2016, as a new poll puts him far ahead of his GOP rivals by a nearly two-to-one margin over his closest competitor.
By Paul Bedard | 08/13/14 10:34 AM
Six years after running for vice president, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has been eclipsed by the Tea Party generation's Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul in a 2016 presidential preference poll.
By Lawrence Kudlow | 08/11/14 10:58 AM
There are signs that employment in the country is rising more rapidly these days. The February-July period was the first six-month stretch of consistent employment gains above 200,000 since 1997.
By Paul Bedard | 08/06/14 10:38 AM
The name of Washington's storied NFL team, "Redskins," is fast emerging as one of the top issues on Capitol Hill and in the 2016 presidential election.
By Washington Examiner | 08/05/14 12:02 AM
"The federal government has helped decrease material deprivation," House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., wrote in a recent paper outlining new strategies for fighting poverty. But he added that the war on poverty cannot be won simply by satisfying people's creature needs.
By Justin Green | 08/01/14 12:03 PM
This GIF might help explain why Republicans like Mike Lee, Raul Labrador and Paul Ryan are on board with prison sentencing reform.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 06:58 PM
Backing prison reform lets Republicans simultaneously resurrect compassionate conservatism and reach out to voters who wouldn't typically find much to love from the GOP.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 01:17 PM
Influential Rep. Paul Ryan said "There is just no confidence or faith" that President Obama will enforce new immigration laws.
By Ed Sykes and David M. Drucker | 07/30/14 11:30 AM
Rumors are flying about who could launch a bid for president in 2016, but Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan might skip the race. Senior Congressional Correspondent David Drucker explains why in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.
By Paul Bedard | 07/29/14 04:45 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan is warning that his team cannot afford another presidential loss because a 2016 win for the Democrats will cement the liberal, big government direction of the federal government.
By David M. Drucker | 07/28/14 04:28 PM
In an interview with the Washington Examiner last week, Ryan sounded off on 2016, talked about his priorities in Congress and discussed the surprising loss of outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a GOP primary.
By Paul Bedard | 07/28/14 04:15 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features NBC "Meet the Press" host David Gregory suggesting that Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's new anti-poverty plan doesn't have a "lot of sympathy" for the poor.
By David M. Drucker | 07/27/14 03:33 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan has a lot of reasons to run for president in 2016: Support from major donors, national name recognition and a suite of policy ideas he'd like to enact. One thing he's lacking: any apparent plans to do so.
By Michael Barone | 07/25/14 03:14 PM
"Pare down the parasitic fringe" of government. "Favor a gospel of work" instead of aristocratic entitlement. "Rationalize finance" and "reverse the Parkinson's law of bureaucracy."
By Sean Lengell | 07/27/14 01:38 PM
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on Sunday defended his new anti-poverty initiative, saying it would reform a welfare and entitlement system that "perpetuates poverty."
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