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December 10th, 2013
08:06 PM ET

Ryan: Deal eliminates shutdown in January

Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray say they've reached a budget deal that will avert a government shutdown in January.


Filed under: Government shutdown • Paul Ryan
March 13th, 2013
10:26 AM ET

Here we go again: Ryan unveils budget

Economic policy wonk Rep. Paul Ryan unveiled his budget plan, emphasizing spending AND and tax cuts. Dana Bash reports.

RELATED STORY: Ryan takes on Obamacare ... again


Filed under: Dana Bash • Economy • Paul Ryan
October 11th, 2012
05:42 PM ET

Paul Ryan's heavy lifting

TIME Managing Editor Richard Stengel tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer why TIME released photos of Ryan working out.

RELATED STORY: Ryan aide says magazine used 'poor judgment' printing photos


Filed under: 2012 election • Paul Ryan • TIME
October 10th, 2012
06:07 PM ET

CNN exclusive: Paul Ryan hasn't called Palin for advice

(CNN) – Paul Ryan's debate preparations have involved a core team of aides, improvised sessions on his plane, and mock debates in hotels all around the country.

But one thing Ryan did not do to prepare – seek advice from the only other Republican who has faced off against Joe Biden in a vice presidential debate: Sarah Palin.

FULL POST ON CNN'S POLITICAL TICKER

RELATED POST: CNN Exclusive: How Ryan sharpens debate skills


Filed under: 2012 election • Dana Bash • Paul Ryan • Sarah Palin
October 8th, 2012
06:57 PM ET

Strategy Session digs deep on politics

Hilary Rosen & John Feehery discuss the upcoming vice presidential debate and recent poll numbers with CNN's Wolf Blitzer.


Filed under: 2012 election • Hilary Rosen • Joe Biden • John Feehery • Paul Ryan • Strategy Session
August 17th, 2012
07:41 PM ET

What did Paul Ryan pay in taxes?

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's tax forms are released. What do the numbers mean?

RELATED STORY: Ryan paid a higher income tax rate than Romney, returns show


Filed under: 2012 election • Paul Ryan • Taxes
August 16th, 2012
04:59 PM ET

CNN Electoral Map: Wisconsin moves to true "toss up"

(CNN) - CNN Thursday turned the important battleground state of Wisconsin from "lean Obama" to true "toss up" on its electoral map, in the wake of Mitt Romney's naming of House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, a seven term congressman from the Badger state, as his running mate.

One contributing factor behind CNN's move was a new poll that matched two others from last week that indicate that the presidential contest in Wisconsin is close. While Ryan's announcement did not dramatically alter the presidential poll numbers in Wisconsin, it did change the way both campaigns viewed the state of the race in the state.

FULL STORY ON CNN'S POLITICAL TICKER


Filed under: 2012 election • battleground states • Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan • Wisconsin