More Paul Ryan Articles

  • Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty. Programs that would be merged include food stamps, cash welfare, housing...

  • FEC chair warns of chilling regulations, book ban on conservative publishers

    The chairman of the Federal Election Commission today blasted Democratic colleagues for imposing rules on the publisher of Rep. Paul Ryan's new book that could lead to a book ban.

  • VIDEO: Watch out for Jeb Bush in 2016

    With a number of possible GOP contenders, one political analyst says Jeb Bush could take home the 2016 presidential nomination ... if he wants it.

  • Survey: Millennials like Hillary Clinton even more than Obama, bad news for GOP

    Millennial voters like Hillary Clinton even more than President Obama, a potential danger sign for the GOP as it gropes for an able 2016 challenger.

  • VIDEO: Poll shows Hillary Clinton leading potential 2016 presidential field

    Democrat Hillary Clinton holds a commanding lead over her presumed challengers in the 2016 presidential race, and most voters say they've heard enough to make up their minds about the former Secretary of State.

  • Paul Ryan asks FEC for permission to buy his own book

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Rep Paul Ryan is asking the Federal Election Commission for permission to buy his own book with campaign funds. The Republican congressman from Wisconsin and his sponsored PAC, Prosperity Action, filed the request for an advisory opinion with the FEC on...

  • IRS, EPA computer crashes prompt question --- Has Obama 'burned the tapes?'

    For reasons known only to Richard Nixon, the disgraced former president refused to burn the Watergate tapes despite being urged to do so by then-Secretary of the Treasury John Connally. Connally wasn't alone in that opinion, as renowned defense lawyer Edward Bennett Williams held the same...

  • Anti-IRS group uses Democrats' defenses in new ad

    The ongoing scandal over IRS targeting of conservative groups has given new life to efforts to eliminate the agency altogether. A new 30-second digital ad from the Coalition to Repeal the 16th Amendment capitalizes on Democrats who have vigorously defended the IRS from what they call a "phony...

  • Fun fact: Guess where the current IRS commissioner used to work

    Current IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified Friday on the scandal involving the targeting of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status. And although the hearing was filled with many memorable and tense moments, particularly between the commissioner and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., one...

  • 'Nobody believes you': Paul Ryan torches IRS commissioner over lost emails

    Rep. Paul Ryan on Friday dressed down IRS Commissioner John Koskinen over the agency's recent mishandling of subpoenaed emails, its targeting of conservative groups and its consistent pattern of stonewalling congressional investigators.

  • For most on Capitol Hill, leadership isn't worth the trouble

    For most lawmakers, a position in the leadership — whip, majority leader or even speaker — brings to mind the old country song: "Take this job and shove it."

  • Paul Ryan won't run for leadership post in wake of Eric Cantor's ouster

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said he isn't interested in running for a Republican leadership position now that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has announced he will step down next month. Ryan, a former GOP vice presidential nominee, is among the top names that have circulated to...

  • This prominent conservative says immigration reform isn't necessarily dead

    Tuesday might have been a bad night for immigration reform -- but not necessarily. That's the message from Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform.

From the Weekly Standard