Paul Ryan, in a box?

If the House GOP budget chairman wants to run for president in 2016, that won't make the prospects for fiscal compromise any brighter.

The GOP is still Paul Ryan’s party

He may not be a central topic of speculation about the 2016 presidential race, but the grip of Ryan's ideas on the GOP's is as tight as ever.

  • Jamelle Bouie
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  • Mar 25, 2013

Republicans recommit to the radical Ryan fiscal vision

There is no sign the party has any intention of rethinking the economic vision that was decisively rejected by voters last November.

  • Jamelle Bouie
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  • Mar 21, 2013

No “charm offensive” could ever win over Paul Ryan and his disciples

No amount of candy or flowers can bridge the divide with anyone who is in thrall to the ideas the Ryan budget blueprint embodies.

Would Paul Ryan budget raise middle class taxes? No way to say.

Ryan's plan has cleverly taken steps to avoid the political pitfalls that bedeviled Mitt Romney's campaign proposals.

What do you do when one party is this dishonest?

Paul Ryan's budget will retain Obamacare's Medicare cuts -- after campaigning against them for two straight cycles.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Mar 11, 2013

Paul Ryan and conservatives have not gotten the message of this election

Conservatives claim they need to moderate their rhetoric to speak to the middle class. But they need to change their policies.

  • Jamelle Bouie
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  • Dec 5, 2012