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Clinton tops Christie, Ryan, Paul in N.Y., N.J., Virginia polls

Clinton tops Christie, Ryan, Paul in N.Y., N.J., Virginia polls

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 4 (UPI) -- A majority of people in New Jersey, New York and Virginia view former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton favorably, polls released Tuesday indicate.
President Obama submits $3.9 trillion budget proposal

President Obama submits $3.9 trillion budget proposal

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- President Obama released his budget proposal Tuesday that seeks $3.9 trillion in spending, including $56 billion in new spending above the cap in place.
Obama to unveil his budget blueprint for fiscal year 2015

Obama to unveil his budget blueprint for fiscal year 2015

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama is expected to fill in the blanks about how he wants money spent in the 2015 budget since top-line numbers are in place, one lawmaker said.

Ryan report: Welfare programs making poverty worse

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- House Budget Committee leader Paul Ryan of Wisconsin delivered a 204-page critique of the nation's anti-poverty programs Monday, saying they make poverty worse.

The Issue: Tax reform legislation is Camp's sendoff

Despite indications that his bill was DOA, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp introduced draft legislation that would reform the byzantine -- some say draconian -- U.S. tax code.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Senate Dems to not write budget for fiscal 2015

Senate Dems to not write budget for fiscal 2015

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- Senate Democrats said they don't plan on writing a fiscal 2015 budget because they reached a two-year deal in December with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
GOP's Ryan to face challenge for House Ways and Means Committee chair

GOP's Ryan to face challenge for House Ways and Means Committee chair

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A Texas congressman Friday said he would challenge Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., for the chairmanship of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee next year.
Christie, Romney raise $1M from 20 people

Christie, Romney raise $1M from 20 people

BOSTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Chris Christie and Mitt Romney raised $1 million at a Boston fundraiser that was moved at the last minute due to media attention, a Republican group said.

CPAC un-invites American Atheists from annual convention

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The non-profit American Atheists won't participate in the Conservative Political Action Conference next month because the group distorted its intent, CPAC said.
Poll: Clinton sweeps 2016 Republican field in battleground state Ohio

Poll: Clinton sweeps 2016 Republican field in battleground state Ohio

HAMDEN, Conn., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton swept a 2016 field of Republicans in hypothetical presidential match-ups in Ohio, a Quinnipiac poll indicated.
Obama predicts immigration reform no later than 2017

Obama predicts immigration reform no later than 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Congress will pass U.S. immigration reform legislation before 2017, President Barack Obama said in an interview that aired Friday.

Senate OKs bill restoring military pension COLA cuts

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Wednesday approved a House-passed bill to restore cuts in pensions for younger military retirees that had been part of a bipartisan budget deal.
House passes clean bill to raise debt ceiling

House passes clean bill to raise debt ceiling

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Tuesday voted to raise the nation's debt limit without imposing any conditions and sent the bill to the Senate.
The Issue: Is the ACA a job engine or disincentive to work?

The Issue: Is the ACA a job engine or disincentive to work?

Healthcare reform is either an economic engine that will lead to an increase in jobs and reduction in the U.S. budget deficit or it's a disincentive for people to work and companies to hire employees, and will drag down the economy.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Boehner: Obama spoiled immigration reform

Boehner: Obama spoiled immigration reform

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- House Speaker John Boehner blamed President Obama for all but ending chances U.S. immigration laws will be overhauled this year.
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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) questions Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during a hearing on the Treasury Department's FY2012 Budget, in Washington on February 16, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch..
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Paul Davis Ryan (born January 29, 1970) is the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district, serving since 1999. He is a member of the Republican Party, and has been ranked among the party's most influential voices on economic policy.[1][2][3] Ryan has long been considered a possible running mate for the 2012 presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney,[4] with reports surfacing on August 10, 2012, that Romney had selected Ryan as his running mate.[5][6]

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