House GOP Votes Paul Ryan 54th SpeakerPaul Ryan became the 54th speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday in a day of high political theater, a young new leader for a fractured Congress, charged with healing Republican divides and quieting the chaos of Capitol Hill.
House Conservatives Back Ryan, Opening Door To A New SpeakerBacked by a majority of the pugnacious House Freedom Caucus, Rep. Paul Ryan seems all but assured of becoming the next House speaker, an ascension Republicans hope would end a month of political pandemonium that has made Congress and the GOP seem anarchic.
Divided Republicans Resist Paul Ryan’s Call For UnityFractious conservatives resisted Paul Ryan's appeals to rally around him for House speaker Wednesday, suggesting fresh trouble ahead in the Republican-on-Republican struggle between pragmatists and purists. The fight has rendered Congress almost dysfunctional and shaken the party's presidential campaign.
4 Things: Paul Ryan Considers House Speaker, Ads Linked To Underage Drinking & MoreFrom Wisconsin's Rep. Paul Ryan considering Speaker of the House position to a new study linking alcohol ads to underage drinking, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Oct. 21.
Paul Ryan Reiterates He's Not Interested In Being SpeakerU.S. Rep. Paul Ryan does not want to be speaker of the House. The Wisconsin Republican on Thursday issued a statement saying he was disappointed in Rep. Kevin McCarthy's surprise decision to withdraw from the contest to replace Rep. John Boehner.
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Opinion: Over The CliffAt 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.
Back To Budgets, Ryan Returns To Comfortable TopicPaul Ryan is getting his groove back. A month after the GOP's presidential ticket lost an election, the party's vice presidential nominee finds himself comfortably back in his political wheelhouse on Capitol Hill.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Parting GiftOn a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave "gifts" to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Post-Election Edition No Air Force One for Mitt Romney, but he's probably not flying coach either. Still, Andy in Sartell and Matthew in Bloomington are among those who wondered: How quickly do Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan lose their secret service protection?
Ryan Loses VP But Wins Re-Election In Wis.Paul Ryan came up short in his vice presidential bid, but he's sure to remain a key leader of the Republican Party when he returns to Washington and the congressional seat he easily retained Tuesday night.
Ryan Votes In Wisconsin HometownRepublican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has cast his ballot in the 2012 elections, saying he feels good about his ticket's chances.