Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan Continuing to Emerge As the Anti-Trump

The dozen remaining Republican candidates continue to flock to Iowa and New Hampshire, continuing the chaotic campaign season that has just fully started. But back home, there is a name continuing to emerge as the person who is appearing to steer his own fortunes to stronger waters; House Speaker Paul Ryan. As the holiday rumor mill hit high gear that a Ryan floor nomination was…


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GOP Insiders Paving Route For Ryan Nomination

Amid the holiday hustle and bustle in Washington over the past few weeks a common theme emerged from those who stayed in town: House Speaker Paul Ryan could be the Republican nominee for president. Since the start of the holiday season, rumblings among the GOP have been to push for a brokered convention in the case that Donald Trump looks to become the nominee. If…


Obama Rejects Keystone Pipeline

The Obama Administration rejected the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, ending the Canada-to-Texas project that has been as much a part of the president’s time in office as anything. Secretary of State John Kerry stated the project designed to pipe oil between the two countries was not in the national security interest of the U.S. and President Barack Obama announced that he agreed with the decision….


Paul Ryan More Of The Same

By Jenny Beth Martin, Co-Founder, Tea Party Patriots (This column first appeared on Politico) Paul Ryan is not the right man to assume the House Speakership—and anyone who believes he is just doesn’t get it. In fact, anyone who believes Ryan is the right man for Speaker simply has no idea why we in the Tea Party movement feel like the Republican Party has betrayed…


Ryan proceeds without Freedom Caucus Endorsement

The conservative Freedom Caucus announced Wednesday evening that it will not formally endorse Rep. Paul Ryan for speaker, but that will not stop the Wisconsin Republican from moving forward with his bid to be the next Speaker of the House.  The caucus, a 40-member group of House members who held up Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s bid earlier this month, said that Ryan did not reach…


Paul Ryan Will Run For Speaker If…

Reports have emerged after Tuesday night’s House Republican meeting that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) will run for speaker, but with one condition: every group in the party must support his candidacy. That scenario is turning into reality Wednesday morning as Speaker John Boehner has called for the House Republicans to vote on their nominee for speaker next week on October 28. The move is a…


Pressure is on for Paul Ryan

Shortly after Speaker John Boehner abruptly announced his retirement, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) said he wasn’t interested in the job. Almost immediately after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped from the race to replace Boehner, Ryan issued a statement saying he still was not interested. Now, with no major, unifying candidate stepping forward, Ryan may be shifting his perspective. Thursday night, while speaking to reporters regarding…