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Son of Sikh gurdwara shooting victim to challenge Republican leader

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 15 2013, 9:30am CDT | by IANS

Son of Sikh gurdwara shooting victim to challenge Republican leader
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Amardeep Kaleka, the son of a slain Sikh temple president, plans to challenge 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan in next year's Congressional election in a Wisconsin district, according to media reports.
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The Fix: How ‘Dodd-Frank’ is becoming the new ‘Obamacare’

Oct 30 2014 10:44am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

If you don't know what the Dodd-Frank Act is, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told an audience last weekend, "it's Obamacare for banks." Ryan, outgoing chairman of the House Budget Committee, was echoing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who's been using that expression since at least April (and he used it again Wednesday night). Expect to hear the expression more, particularly once a ...
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Presidential run not off the table for Paul Ryan

Oct 30 2014 10:35am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

MONROE, Wis. — Rep. Paul Ryan sat in the front booth of Baumgartner’s Cheese Shop and Tavern on a recent weekday, his wiry frame hunched over a plate filled with slices of smoked Gouda. He waved me over to take a seat. When the waitress stopped by, he told her, earnest as ever, that I would like a Limburger sandwich. He chuckled. “You know, that’s the worst smelling cheese they’ve got,” he said. Read full article > ...
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Ryan Won't Decide on White House Bid Until Next Year

Oct 30 2014 6:45am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) tells the Washington Post he's in no hurry to make a decision on running for president in 2016. Said Ryan: "I've got all the time in the world. I don't have some calendar with a red circle. I don't feel the pressure to do it any other way. I have my own timeline and I don't let stuff that's happening around me get to my head. That's dangerous." He added: "I'm not dying to be this or that. I'm more of a ...
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Ryan Vows Lawsuit, Purse Power Against Executive Amnesty

Oct 28 2014 11:47pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) vowed to “explore every option” to use the power of the purse to defund any executive order to give work permits to illegal immigrants and to add such an executive order to the House’s lawsuit against the president on Tuesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “First of all, it's unconstitutional, so we're already going through the court system on other unconstitutional executive order ...
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Democrats Launch Last-Ditch Effort To Save Endangered Incumbent

Oct 28 2014 11:28am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

National Democrats are hitting Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who's running for U.S. Senate, one more time in the hope of saving Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and, by extension, their majority in the chamber. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee's latest 30-second television spot, as first reported by Talking Points Memo on Tuesday, highlights Cotton's record on Medicare, pediatric research funding and the Violence Against Women Act. "When you needed a helping ha ...
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Ryan Ready to Take Golden Gavel

Oct 28 2014 3:05am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

"For most members of Congress, the chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee is the ultimate prize, a treasure trove of power and campaign cash cracked open after decades in the trenches," Bloomberg reports. "Paul Ryan is about to get all that and more before he turns 45. The 2012 Republican vice presidential candidate is poised to take charge of the committee in January, giving him a chance to put his limited-government philosophy into pr ...
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Paul Ryan Hires Romney's GOP Convention Filmmaker

Oct 24 2014 4:38pm CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan has hired the filmmaker who directed and edited a prize-winning video used for introducing Mitt Romney at the 2012 Republican National Convention, sparking speculation about the lawmaker ...
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Fact Check: Jeanne Shaheen Lies About Senate Immigration Bill

Oct 24 2014 12:11pm CDT | Source: Big Government

CONCORD, New Hampshire — Incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) lied at least twice about the Senate immigration bill during Thursday night’s debate against former Sen. Scott Brown. The first lie Shaheen told about the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” bill was that she claimed President Barack Obama didn't support it. “The bill that I’m talking about is one that passed the Senate with strong bipartisan support from Republicans and Democrats. It’s not ...
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