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Is Paul Ryan Still Paul Ryan?

In the wake of the disastrous 2012 election, Paul Ryan recognized that he faced a central problem: He was beginning to be seen not as the bold paragon of fiscal rectitude that media accounts had relentlessly depicted when he first emerged as a Republican leader, but as an “Ayn Rand miser.” Over the last year […]

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Paul Ryan’s Faux Populism Won’t Help the Poor

John Nichols, The Nation Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Paul Schell Dead: Former Seattle Mayor Dies At 76

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76. Schell died Sunday morning at a Seattle hospital surrounded by family, according to Mayor Ed Murray’s office. “Paul will be greatly missed. He was truly committed to the people of […]

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Race Will Continue to Haunt Rand Paul

There’s good news and bad news for Kentucky GOP Senator Rand Paul on the thorny issue of race. First there’s the good. He’s far and away the only 2016 GOP prospective presidential candidate who has made even a smidgen of an effort to crack the GOP’s toughest of tough sales and that’s to woo black […]

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Rand Paul to Urban League: “Race Still Plays A Role In The Enforcement Of The Law”

RAND PAUL: Our nation has come a long way since the Civil Rights Movement. But we must realize that race still plays a role in the enforcement of the law. Just ask Raliek, Daequon, and Wan'Tauhjs, who were just standing on a street corner when a policeman arrived and told them to move on or […]

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U.S. Republican Paul Ryan wants choice in delivering aid to poor

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Aiming to shake up the debate over fighting poverty, Republican Representative Paul Ryan on Thursday called for charities, community groups and even for-profit firms to compete with government in spending taxpayer money to aid the poor. Presenting his plan for a sweeping revamp of social safety net programs, Ryan […]

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Capital Journal: New Push to Lure Hamas Into Truce | Border Disorder | Paul Ryan’s ‘Compassionate Conservatism’ Pitch

The Journal’s morning rundown of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation, defense and more. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Republican Paul Ryan to renew U.S. poverty debate with grant plan

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Representative Paul Ryan will probably spark a new round of arguments over how to fight poverty in America on Thursday as he introduces a sweeping plan to replace long-standing social safety net programs with new block grants for states and communities. Ryan, his party's vice presidential candidate in […]

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Paul Ryan’s New Anti-Poverty Plan Includes Six Pillars

Rep. Paul Ryan plans to target six themes in his anti-poverty proposal on Thursday. Here are five things to watch for in his speech. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Meet the Press: Rand Paul is Republican Presidential Frontrunner

CHUCK TODD: For most of us, summer travel takes us to theme parks or beaches. For presidential wannabes, it's anywhere they can find potential supporters. And this week was particularly buys. Chris Christie in Iowa, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren wooing progressives in Detroit. And of course Hillary Clinton finishing her book tour. New NBC […]

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