Topic: Paul Ryan
Faced with growing criticism about his many years as a Washington insider, Newt Gingrich has launched a new website "Answering the Attacks." But some across the political spectrum continue to raise questions about his professional and personal record.
11/19/2011 12:48 pm
Newt Gingrich's 'poll vault' to the top of the GOP heap means his character and record are coming under greater scrutiny. 'Everybody will dig up everything they can,' he says. 'That's fine. They should.'
11/17/2011 03:22 pm
To help the deficit 'super committee' reach a deal, some Republicans appear to be open to the idea of ending some tax breaks, despite opposition from antitax crusaders.
10/28/2011 07:48 pm
Top 1 percent cause massive income disparity: a Congressional Budget Office report found that income for the top 1 percent increased 275 percent since 1979, while it only increased 18 percent for other Americans.
10/28/2011 03:02 am
At first glance, Perry's plan like an attempt to be all things to all people—big tax cuts combined with a promise to balance the budget with– this being campaign season—huge unspecified cuts in spending.
10/27/2011 09:00 am
A fundamental war has been waged in this nation since its founding, between progressive forces pushing us forward and regressive forces pulling us backward. But whenever privilege and power conspire to pull us backward, the nation eventually rallies and moves forward.
10/17/2011 01:00 pm
Chris Christie is ready to back Mitt Romney, reports Fox News. Christie's financial donors have already shifted to Romney.
10/11/2011 02:45 pm
Chris Christie would be a late entrant into the GOP presidential field if he decides to run, and that could be a problem. But there are other reasons for Christie to think it's now or never.
10/03/2011 05:45 pm
The pining continues for someone 'better' than the Republicans already in the presidential race, hence the renewed interest in Gov. Chris Christie. Angst over a 'flawed' field is nothing new.
09/28/2011 02:03 pm
After Mitt Romney and RIck Perry, the polls indicate that few of the other GOP 2012 presidential candidates are drawing much support. DCDecoder looks at what motivates Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Buddy Roemer, and the rest to run.
09/27/2011 05:30 pm