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Rep. Paul Ryan misused data to show poverty programs don’t work, say economists he cited

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) misrepresented or misunderstood the data he cited in his exhaustive critique of the federal safety net, said some of the economists he cited in his 204-page report. The former vice presidential candidate relied heavily on academic research for his report, “The War On Poverty: 50 Years…

Rep. Paul Ryan: I’m ruling out thinking about 2016

House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) has ruled out seeking the White House in 2016 — at least for now. “I’m ruling out thinking about it right now,” he said in video uploaded to YouTube by the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. “I really don’t think it is in my interest…

Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget is a nightmare for transgender Americans

This week, the U.S. Senate and House released their proposed budget plans. The National Center for Transgender Equality has worked hard to achieve a record number of advancements for transgender people and enforcing them depends on these budget negotiations. Without sensible leadership protecting adequate funding, hard-won protections for transgender people in…

WATCH LIVE: Obama calls Paul Ryan’s budget ‘social Darwinism’

President Barack Obama is expected to call the Republican budgeted created by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) “thinly veiled social Darwinism” at an Associated Press luncheon on Tuesday. The event was scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. ET. Watch this live video from CNN, broadcast April 3, 2012.   Photo: Shutterstock…

Romney: Obama wants to ‘establish a religion called secularism’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday said that President Barack Obama had taken his war on faith to the next level by wanting to establish a new “religion” for the purpose of rejecting all religious doctrines. At an event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a supporter asked the candidate what the…

Romney: Gov. Scott Walker is a ‘real champion… a great leader’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday praised Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as a “real champion.” Campaigning with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) in Green Bay, the candidate told a group of supporters that Wisconsin’s anti-union governor had encouraged him to share a story about the time he chose an…

Paul Ryan helps pull April Fool’s Day prank on Romney

President Barack Obama’s chief political opponent got pranked on April Fool’s Day this year, and not just pranked by anyone. Appearing in Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R) was prepared to address an affluent group of Republicans for a campaign brunch, but his staff warned that…

Fox News host urges viewers to ‘vote Republican’

It’s no secret that Fox News leans to the right, but one host may have crossed the line on Friday when he actively encouraged viewers to “vote Republican” if they didn’t like big government. During an interview with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy seemed to…

Trump: Paul Ryan’s budget ‘very dangerous’ for Romney

Billionaire Donald Trump voiced his major concern over Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget proposal Monday, calling it “very dangerous” for GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney to support. Appearing on Fox and Friends, The Apprentice host displayed his annoyance with the timing of Ryan releasing the House Republican budget last week…

Santorum: Dems ‘look down their nose’ at Americans

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Tuesday charged that the Obama administration was full of “elite snobs” who were looking “down their nose at the average American.” The former Pennsylvania senator went on the attack against President Barack Obama and Democrats for rejecting Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) to replace the…

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