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Rubio: Medicare has to change

Rubio: Medicare has to change

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., defended the Ryan budget plan's handling of Medicare in an appearance Sunday on "Meet the Press."
Rep. Michele Bachmann: U.S. won't default

Rep. Michele Bachmann: U.S. won't default

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann told "Fox News Sunday," said she doesn't expect the United States to go into default if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling.
Rep. Paul Ryan downplays Medicare cuts

Rep. Paul Ryan downplays Medicare cuts

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- The Republican chairman of the U.S. House Budget Committee Sunday accused Democrats of stirring up senior citizens over potential spending cuts.

GOP senator opposes her party's budget

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- A Republican U.S. senator says she won't vote for her party's budget that passed in the House, but she admires its author for his courage.
Ryan: Cuts must precede debt ceiling rise

Ryan: Cuts must precede debt ceiling rise

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- A top congressional Republican said Sunday GOP support for raising the nation's debt ceiling must come with spending cuts.
Obama refuses to extend Bush-era tax cuts

Obama refuses to extend Bush-era tax cuts

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has called for tax increases on higher-income Americans and a "fail-safe" mechanism to prompt automatic spending cuts to reduce the country's surging debt levels.
CHARLES MEAD, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI

Hill leaders spin federal budget deal

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- Congressional leaders took to the television talk shows Sunday to debate the last-minute budget deal and line up for the looming debt ceiling showdown.
GOP raises red flag over U.S. debt

GOP raises red flag over U.S. debt

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Although a U.S. government shutdown has been averted, the Republican Party warned Saturday national debt levels are unsustainable and must be addressed.
Conservatives unveil 2012 budget plan

Conservatives unveil 2012 budget plan

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- The conservative Republican Study Committee unveiled a proposed 2012 U.S. budget Thursday that would make sweeping cuts in Social Security and Medicare.
Points, counterpoints in budget markup

Points, counterpoints in budget markup

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., says his budget proposal is a "Path to Prosperity"; Democrats Wednesday called it a "Path to Poverty" instead.
One hand clapping

One hand clapping

Republicans offered a spending plan for 2012 Tuesday in Washington that looks and sounds once again like one hand clapping.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

GOP budget demands others' ‘best ideas’ for Social Security

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- U.S. House Republicans, while unveiling a budget plan Tuesday with $6 trillion in proposed spending cuts, claimed the president's own proposal would accelerate a "descent into a debt crisis."
CHARLES MEAD, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI
Budget plan gets party-line reaction

Budget plan gets party-line reaction

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The 2012 budget plan put forth by U.S. President Obama would send the country barreling toward financial ruin, the House Budget Committee chairman said Monday.

Rep. Ryan says Obama not cutting enough

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The chairman if the U.S. House Budget Committee Sunday gave a lukewarm reception to President Obama's latest plan to curb government spending.
Budget committee to set spending limits

Budget committee to set spending limits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The Republican head of the House Budget Committee Thursday announced plans for spending limits to end Washington's budget-busting habits.
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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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