Paul Ryan just lit a spark in the poverty debate.
Our colleague Bob Costa is out with a revealing look at Rep. Paul Ryan's critique of the war on poverty and plans to propose a significant overhaul of the safety net in his upcoming budget.
Washington's obsession with what counts as a tax increase is increasingly insae.
The particular failures Obamacare is experiencing are very bad for Republicans.
Here's what to make of the hints coming out of the budget conference committee.
Across the country, immigration reform advocates are challenging GOP lawmakers to support a path to citizenship.
How the GOP learned to start worrying and hate sequestration -- again.
Paul Ryan and Tom Coburn had a universal health-care plan once. It looked an awful lot like Obamacare.
We probably won't have a major budget showdown until September at the earliest.
Have trouble keeping track of all the budget proposals floating around? Let this chart set you straight.
Paul Ryan says he wants to keep revenue constant. That's going to be very, very difficult.
Move aside, Paul Ryan: The Senate Budget Committee also released preliminary budget figures today. Here's how the two plans stack up.
All budget plans have to assume something about where the economy is going to go in the future. And Paul Ryan's assumptions basically check out.
The 2014 Ryan budget is here. Here's what it changes.
There's a reason Newt Gingrich initially described Ryan's budget as "right-wing social engineering." That, and not deficit reduction, is what it's really about.
This table from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget makes Ryan's glide path particularly clear.
Rep. Paul Ryan's last budget didn't balance until 2038. His next budget will balance within 10 years. And, contrary to what I thought, he may not need to make any changes to get there.
I asked Rep. Paul Ryan for the evidence that raising taxes through tax reform would damage the economy. Here's what he told me.
There are a number of powerful Republicans who would see their futures dimmed by a grand bargin that deals with deficits. That's going to make it harder for them to agree to such a deal -- a particular problem given that one of them chairs the House Budget Committee.
The Nobel laureate economist on why Paul Ryan would raise taxes on the poor, why individual accounts are a bad idea, and other issues related to Social Security.