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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.
U.S. House returns budget to 2008 levels

U.S. House returns budget to 2008 levels

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed a measure returning the budget to 2008 levels.
House rule would let GOP set 2011 spending

House rule would let GOP set 2011 spending

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- House Democrats expressed anger at a proposed rule allowing the House Budget Committee chairman to set spending ceilings unilaterally.
GOP plan would gut SS benefits for wealthy

GOP plan would gut SS benefits for wealthy

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A Republican plan to curb the rising cost of Social Security would cut benefits for middle- and upper-income Americans, an agency analysis indicated.

House GOP unveils alternative budget

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- U.S. House Republican leaders Wednesday revealed their alternative to the proposed Democratic budget, calling for a repeal of the $787 billion stimulus plan.
D.C.gun case won't affect Capitol Hill

D.C.gun case won't affect Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- A Supreme Court decision on the legality of Washington's gun ban won't affect the firearm rights of members of Congress, says a House staffer.

Earmark opponents fight against new pork

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., says his push for local projects is consistent with his being a member of a lawmakers' group formed to end earmarks.
Bush, Democrats to begin stimulus talks

Bush, Democrats to begin stimulus talks

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush and Democratic leaders of Congress are set to begin negotiations this week over how best to stimulate a slowing national economy.

House panel, Bernanke discuss economy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Rep. John M. Spratt Jr., D-S.C., saying "ominous indicators" surround the U.S. economy, told the House Budget Committee a slow down has started.

Kids' money bolstering U.S. campaigns

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. presidential hopefuls have received about $2 million in campaign funding from children this year, USA Today reported Wednesday.

Democrats approve U.S. budget plan

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- Democrats in the U.S. Congress have reached agreement on a $2.9 trillion U.S. budget plan for 2008 that is expected to pass and be sent to the White House.

House GOP introduces Social Security plan

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) -- Congressional Republicans have introduced legislation to make individual investment accounts part of the U.S. Social Security system.
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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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