The National Association of Home Builders opposes the Republican tax bill

Jerry Howard, CEO of the National Association of Home Builders, discusses why the group is against the tax bill.
A worker helps to build a townhome complex under construction on May 15, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
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The GOP’s dream may become reality

Nov 21, 2016
Republican-led tax reform has best chance in years
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan addresses a news conference to introduce the House Republicans' tax reform proposal with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol June 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. 

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As Trump loses party support, funding may follow suit

Oct 10, 2016
More Republicans withdraw their allegiance to Trump, prompting the party to reportedly withdraw some financial support.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), speaks to the media during his weekly media briefing on Sept. 29 on Capitol Hill.
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Weekly Wrap: Dow-DuPont merger, Yahoo and Paul Ryan

Dec 11, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and Sudeep Reddy join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.

Weekly Wrap: Paul Ryan, debt limit and interest rates

Oct 23, 2015
Sudeep Reddy and Nela Richardson join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.

Imagining a Paul Ryan speakership

Oct 22, 2015
What economic policies would Ryan and his world view bring to the position?

For public good, not for profit.

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.

Unemployment benefits and the budget deal

Dec 6, 2013
Unemployment benefits could become a major sticking point in negotiations over a budget compromise.

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.