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Budget deal provides some certainty. But what does that mean?

Dec 11, 2013
At long last, the government will have finally managed to get out of its own way and stop being a drag on the U.S. economy.
Posted In: budget deal, Paul Ryan, Patty Murray

Unemployment benefits and the budget deal

Dec 6, 2013
Unemployment benefits could become a major sticking point in negotiations over a budget compromise.
Posted In: budget deal, Paul Ryan, Patty Murray

A budget reality check

Mar 12, 2013
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan wants to balance the federal budget within 10 years, largely through scrapping Obamacare and remaking Medicaid and Medicare. Like all budgets, the plan is based on assumptions, namely that a balanced budget in such a short time is a good thing and that economic growth will outpace the growth in government spending.
Posted In: Paul Ryan, budget

Budget fail: How long can Washington get along without a spending plan?

Mar 12, 2013
Washington Republicans and Democrats don't seem close to agreeing on a budget, but does the U.S. really need a federal budget in the first place?
Posted In: federal budget, Paul Ryan, Obama, sequester

How important is a federal budget anyway?

Mar 12, 2013
It's going to be a big budget week in Washington. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his spending plan today, and the Democrats are set to unveil their federal budget sometime in the next few days. But can the two sides come together and agree?
Posted In: federal budget, Paul Ryan

RapGenius.com analyzes the vice presidential debate

Oct 12, 2012
Mahbod Moghadam of RapGenius.com says the lack of rhyme in the vice presidential debate was "malarkey".
Posted In: Joe Biden, Paul Ryan, debate, Mahbod Moghadam

Ads quick to criticize after VP debate

Oct 12, 2012
Biden, Ryan razzed in quick response ads
Posted In: 2012 election, vice president, debate, super PACs, RNC, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan

V.P. debates draw us in, but don't influence voters

Oct 11, 2012
Despite increased interest in vice presidential debates -- from Sarah Palin and Joe Biden to tonight's Biden-Ryan showdown -- polls show these debates don't really change the vote in November.
Posted In: debate, vice president, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan

Voters pessimistic about Medicare's future

Oct 11, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden will face Congressman Paul Ryan on the debate stage tonight, and Paul Ryan's Medicare plan is sure to be a hot topic. Polling shows most Americans are against Ryan's voucher proposal, but do recognize the need for system reforms.
Posted In: Medicare, debate, Paul Ryan, Joe Biden

Crossroads hits Dems with $2.5 million buy

Sep 12, 2012
Senate races in Nevada, Ohio and Florida continue to draw big money
Posted In: 2012 election, Karl Rove, super PAC, Barack Obama, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney

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