Paul Ryan


Thu December 22, 2011
It's All Politics

With 'Lie Of The Year' Controversy, Fact Checking Comes Under Scrutiny

Originally published on Thu December 22, 2011 8:08 pm

A screen grab from "America the Beautiful" by The Agenda Project. According to PolitiFact, videos like this one used elderly actors to falsely suggest that Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare plan would adversely affect current senior citizens.
The Agenda Project YouTube

The fact-checking movement has been gaining momentum and gaining fans. Journalistic fact checkers serve as referees by calling foul — and fair — on various assertions by politicians, public figures and pundits with heavily documented analyses. But a slow-burn backlash flared into the open this past week.

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Thu December 15, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Wyden-Ryan Medicare Plan Shakes Up Politics More Than Policy

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, (left) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, present their plan for changing Medicare at the U.S. Capitol Thursday.
Tom Williams Roll Call/Getty Images

There's not much that's new in the Medicare proposal just unveiled by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.)

So why is it getting so much attention? One word. No, not plastics. Politics!

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Thu April 21, 2011
The Two-Way

Wael Ghonim Tops 'Time' Magazine's Latest 100 Most Influential People List

He became for many the face of the protesters in Cairo back in February.

Now, Google executive Wael Ghonim is on the "2011 Time 100" — the magazine's latest list of the most influential people in the world.

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Mon February 14, 2011

Rep. Paul Ryan On Obama's Budget Proposal

President Obama presented his 2012 budget on Monday. Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan, chairman of the House Budget Committee, offers his insight on the budget proposal.


Mon January 24, 2011

Why The GOP Chose Paul Ryan To Respond To Obama

Nearly everything that happens on Capitol Hill has symbolic meaning. By choosing Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to deliver the official response to President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, the Republicans are sending the nation two messages about their priorities: Undo much of what Obama has done, but undo it in a civil way.

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