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Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 04/10/2014

The Insiders: Paul Ryan’s generous budget

We can survive if we spend 1.7 percent less than what the spendthrift Democrats’ dream budget calls for.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:44 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, budget 2015, Democrats, economy, house, Paul Ryan, Republicans, spending, The Insiders

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Paul Ryan’s poor ‘savings’ plan

The Ryan budgets takes a meat ax to programs for the poor and the working poor.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:47 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Paul Ryan

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Paul Ryan’s Obamacare repeal admission

Repeal of Obamacare would mean repeal of everything.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare, Paul Ryan, Republicans

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Paul Ryan’s plan could irk Democrats into action

With its 98 pages of political affronts, the House Republican’s budget proposal could prove to be a turnout tool for Democrats

By Carter Eskew  |  04:27 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Democrats, Paul Ryan, Republicans

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Paul Ryan’s unrealistic path to prosperity

A budget plan than once again relies on President Obama to sign a bill decimating his major legislative achievement.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:05 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Obamacare, Paul Ryan

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/28/2014

The power of words

By Carter Eskew  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 election, bobby jindal, Chris Christie, hillary clinton, jeb bush, Joe Biden, Marco Rubio, Mike Huckabee, Paul Ryan, Rand Paul, rick perry, Rick Santorum, Scott Walker

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 12/13/2013

The Insiders: A Christmas gift to all Republicans from Ryan and Boehner

There is nothing wrong with advocating for the ideal, but when it comes time to vote, the GOP has to deal with reality.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:46 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget. congress, John Boehner, patty murray, Paul Ryan, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 03/21/2013

The Insiders: The Democrats' denial of our debt woes is harmful

The new liberal approach is to reject that the federal debt represents any sort of problem.

By Ed Rogers  |  01:24 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Congress, debt, economy, jeff sessions, Paul Ryan, The Insiders

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Punch line of the day

Paul Ryan is not only still pretending that "repeal and replace" is a thing but also that Republicans deserve credit for the (fictional) "replace" portion.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  11:28 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Paul Ryan

Posted at 07:52 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Will Pope Francis hear Charlie Rangel's plea?

"And the moral question of the poor, the sick, the aged, the uneducated is left to whom?" Rangel asked. "I don't know."

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:52 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Paul Ryan, Pope Francis

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Paul Ryan's budget has a big-picture problem

This is his big, philosophical stand. And it's seriously misleading.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  02:08 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Congress, Medicare, Paul Ryan

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 03/12/2013

The Paul Ryan budget isn't serious

The plan put forth by the House Budget Committee chairman ought to be burned.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:48 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Paul Ryan

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/11/2013

The Insiders: A big week for the budget

This week will reveal a lot about the stark differences between Republicans and Democrats as we learn more about Rep. Ryan and Sen. Murray's budget proposals.

By Ed Rogers  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, budget, Congress, economy, entitlements, patty murray, Paul Ryan, The Insiders

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Paul Ryan to change Medicare for boomers over 55? Good.

Don't lecture us on fairness -- he should propose changing Medicare for those over 55.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Medicare, Paul Ryan

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Paul Ryan and "running" for president

It's the "invisible primary" season, where very little can be taken at face value

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:12 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 election, Paul Ryan

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 01/08/2013

How Obama should open debt-ceiling negotiations

Using Paul Ryan's budget as leverage would be a strong opening bid.

By James Downie  |  03:13 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, debt ceiling, Paul Ryan

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Republicans' bizarre fiscal cliff rhetoric

Why are they demanding what the Democratic position should be on Medicare?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, fiscal cliff, health care, Medicare, Paul Ryan, Republicans, taxes

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Paul Ryan: More trouble than he’s worth?

Ryan was an inspired choice that doesn’t impress as many people as you’d think.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:53 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, Paul Ryan

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Paul Ryan is no Sarah Palin

Ryan is the leader conservatives hoped Palin would be.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, Paul Ryan, Sarah Palin

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Catholic Bishops’ double message

Conservative Catholic leaders will ultimately regret targeting the nuns.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  04:06 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E.J. Dionne Jr., Catholic Church, Paul Ryan, budget