Paul Ryan

10:15am

Wed August 22, 2012
Planet Money

NYT Excerpt: Paul Ryan's (Sort Of) Hayekian Roots

Originally published on Tue August 28, 2012 9:57 am

5:11am

Wed August 22, 2012
The Two-Way

Romney's Pick Of Ryan Hasn't Changed Race, Polls Signal

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left, shakes hands with his choice for running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Monday in in Manchester, N.H.
John Moore Getty Images

2:42pm

Tue August 21, 2012
Election 2012

Biden And Ryan Share Faith, But Not Worldview

Originally published on Tue August 21, 2012 5:36 pm

This composite image shows Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (left) and Vice President Biden. Both men are Catholic, but their worldviews are strikingly different.
Jose Luis Magana/Thanassis Stavrakis AP

When Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney selected Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to be his running mate, Catholics passed a milestone. For the first time in history, both vice presidential candidates, Ryan and Vice President Biden, are Catholic.

But if Biden and Ryan share the same faith, they couldn't be further apart in their cultural and political worldviews. On issues such as abortion, same-sex marriage, taxes and Medicaid, they are miles apart.

How can that be?

Reflecting 'The Old And The New'

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8:28am

Tue August 21, 2012
Politics

Obama Campaign Rolls Out New Ad Highlighting Clean Energy Tax Credits

President Obama campaigning in Denver this month.
Kirk Siegler

The economic recovery in the battleground state of Colorado has been less sluggish than some states due in part to a robust clean tech and green energy sector; something that’s not lost on the Obama campaign as it rolls out a new radio ad here this week.

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7:53am

Tue August 21, 2012
It's All Politics

Ryan Takes His Workout On The Road

Originally published on Tue August 21, 2012 9:27 am

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks Saturday in Florida.
Gerardo Mora Getty Images

From the window of my room at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Pittsburgh, I can see a sliver of the hotel fitness center. This morning I looked down there and saw a guy with an earpiece. Secret Service.

So I wasn't entirely surprised to walk into the tiny exercise room a little after 7 a.m. and find the Republican vice presidential candidate working out. There was a row of about half a dozen elliptical machines and treadmills, one workout bench, a small rack of dumbbells, an inflatable exercise ball, and a folding workout mat.

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