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Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) walks from a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington

Republican Paul Ryan to chair House tax committee

(Reuters) – Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan has been tapped by Republican leaders to chair the tax-writing Committee on Ways and Means in the U.S. House of Representatives during the next congressional session. Ryan, the outgoing head of the House budget panel and Ways and Means member since 2000, was recommended by the Republican Steering Committee […]

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House GOP Rule Could Force Paul Ryan to Give Up the Gavel

House Republicans passed an internal rule this morning requiring that committee or subcommittee chairmen offer to give up their gavel if they run for another elected office unless GOP leaders give them a waiver. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) walks from a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington

Paul Ryan may have to choose between White House and committee chair

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Potential Republican president candidates, including Representative Paul Ryan, may have to choose between the lure of the White House and chairing a congressional committee under a new rule approved on Friday in the House of Representatives. Ryan, a 44-year-old conservative from Wisconsin who was his party's nominee for vice […]

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Rand Paul Re-Election Bid Highlights Hurdle in Kentucky Law

Republican isn’t ready to start his expected presidential campaign, but he’s definitely running for re-election to the Senate, settling off a potential battle over Kentucky election law. Mr. Paul’s re-election plans were announced Wednesday after a daylong series of meetings with his political advisers in Washington, D.C. “Team Rand had a very successful day of […]

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Rand Paul Re-Election Bid Highlights Hurdle in Kentucky Law

Republican isn’t ready to start his expected presidential campaign, but he’s definitely running for re-election to the Senate, settling off a potential battle over Kentucky election law. Mr. Paul’s re-election plans were announced Wednesday after a daylong series of meetings with his political advisers in Washington, D.C. “Team Rand had a very successful day of […]

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As Rand Paul and Ted Cruz eye 2016 runs, an uneasy alliance becomes a rivalry

Two Republican senators, Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky, have shifted from uneasy allies to rivals, as both ponder running for president in 2016. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Have Any Coat Tails In Kentucky, “Soundly Rejected”

BRET BAIER, FNC: Your reaction to obviously not only Mitch McConnell's win but how the map is stacking up tonight? SEN. RAND PAUL (R-Kentucky): Here in Kentucky, it's a referendum not only on the president but on Hillary Clinton. Mrs. Grimes ran as a Clinton democrat. She tried to attach herself to the president and […]

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Chuck Todd to Rand Paul: Are You Lying When You Say You’re Going To Repeal Obamacare?

CHUCK TODD, MEET THE PRESS: Let's talk about a Republican agenda if you get control. Are Republicans going to send a repeal of health care, a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, to the president's desk or not? Mitch McConnell has said that was a priority, and then he has said, "Well, we don't have […]

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Rand Paul: Everything Obama Has Touched This Year Has Turned To Stone”

GRETA VAN SUSTEREN: The big question is whether President Obama's policies are on the ballot. SEN. RAND PAUL: I think absolutely. Even he said it the other day. So, I think this will be a referendum. I think the reason why this election is going to go so poorly for the Democrats is it's going […]

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GOP Rep. Kinzinger: Rand Paul “Would Be Devastating For Our Party”

MARTHA RADDATZ, ABC NEWS: I want to go back to Hillary Clinton. And you saw Monica Lewinsky speaking this week and what she said. Will that make any difference if Hillary Clinton runs? REP. ADAM KINZINGER (R-IL): I don't think so. I mean, look, I was — I was a teenager, I think, when this […]

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