Paul Ryan http://www.kunc.org en Messy Rollout Of Health Law Echoes Medicare Drug Expansion http://www.kunc.org/post/messy-rollout-health-law-echoes-medicare-drug-expansion It hasn't been a good week for the Affordable Care Act. After announcements by the administration of <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=200466972">several delays of key portions of the law</a>, Republicans returned to Capitol Hill and began piling on.<p>"This law is literally just unraveling before our eyes," said Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., at a <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/07/10/200842381/gop-says-why-not-delay-that-health-care-law-like-forever">hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee</a>. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 07:16:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 46970 at http://www.kunc.org Messy Rollout Of Health Law Echoes Medicare Drug Expansion Book News: Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker International Prize http://www.kunc.org/post/book-news-lydia-davis-wins-man-booker-international-prize <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>American author <a href="http://www.themanbookerprize.com/news/lydia-davis-wins-man-booker-international-prize-2013">Lydia Davis was awarded</a> the Man Booker International Prize, worth about $90,000, at a ceremony Wednesday in London. Davis is renowned for her works of (very) short fiction. Thu, 23 May 2013 11:39:00 +0000 44714 at http://www.kunc.org Book News: Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker International Prize Ryan Says He's 'Cautiously Optimistic' On A Bipartisan Budget Deal http://www.kunc.org/post/ryan-says-hes-cautiously-optimistic-bipartisan-budget-deal House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan tells NPR that he's "cautiously optimistic" that a budget deal can be reached with the White House.<p>Speaking to NPR a day after President Obama unveiled a 2014 budget proposal that includes cuts to Social Security and Medicare, as well as tax increases and new investments in education and infrastructure, Ryan said he was encouraged by the broad outlines from the White House.<p>"This is the first time in this presidency that I have seen a chance at a bipartisan budget agreement, so I am cautiously optimistic about that," Ryan said in the interview sch Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:05:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 42762 at http://www.kunc.org Ryan Says He's 'Cautiously Optimistic' On A Bipartisan Budget Deal Ryan's Budget Plan Leaves Obamacare Taxes Alone http://www.kunc.org/post/ryans-budget-plan-leaves-obamacare-taxes-alone As he has said many times in recent years, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is no fan of President Obama's health care law. The Republican repeated his view again Tuesday as he laid out the House Republicans' <a href="http://paulryan.house.gov/uploadedfiles/fy14budget.pdf" target="_blank">proposed budget</a>:<p>"We don't like this law. This is why we're proposing to repeal this law in our budget. More importantly, we believe that this law is going to collapse under its own weight," he said. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:48:00 +0000 41449 at http://www.kunc.org Ryan Budget Proposal Echoes Obamacare While Rejecting It http://www.kunc.org/post/ryan-budget-proposal-echoes-obamacare-while-rejecting-it Health policy watchers might have been amused reading the latest <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/10/us/at-florida-condos-too-young-to-retire-but-not-to-grab-a-deal.html?src=recg">blueprint for the federal budget,</a> out Tuesday.<p>That's because once again House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan proposes a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans refer to as "Obamacare." But this time, the proposal describes the changes it envisions to the Medicare program in very Obamacare-like terms.<p>Ryan's "Path to Prosperity" for fiscal 2014, like its two predecessors, would t Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:22:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 41445 at http://www.kunc.org Ryan Budget Proposal Echoes Obamacare While Rejecting It