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Matt Northam

All over the country Americans watched with disgust as the House Republicans rammed through their latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In its broad outlines, the American Health Care Act is a transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich. more

May 5, 2017 2:46 PM Dispatches

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Sarah Hopefl

The current kerfuffle among Republicans trying to reverse the ACA’s gains reveals that many Americans actually like having health care. more

Mar 24, 2017 1:23 PM Dispatches

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MANYBITS

The Republicans are after Planned Parenthood again, and basic health care access for our most vulnerable citizens is at stake. more

Mar 23, 2017 8:41 PM Dispatches

Ryan’s American Health Care Act is a grotesque, stitched-together, rightwing monster, offering staggering tax breaks for America’s very richest citizens while stripping health-care coverage for tens of millions of Americans in desperate need. more

Mar 20, 2017 3:04 PM Dispatches

Until now, Ryan’s twisted fantasies about putting the screws to poor and disabled people weren’t serious threats, because President Obama was there with his veto pen. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:58 PM Magazine

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Brian Alberth

Trump’s ascendancy to the White House has turbo-charged Congressional Republicans’ drive to repeal the ACA — but that is being met with resistance. more

Jan 17, 2017 3:00 PM Dispatches

The crisis for Ryan goes much deeper than the difficulties presented by Trump. more

Oct 11, 2016 3:22 PM Magazine

Despite Paul Ryan's pleas for unity, hate and division were the dominant moods of the convention. more

Jul 20, 2016 1:51 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

With Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, calling the #NoBillNoBreak sit-in a “publicity stunt,” let’s take a look at what Representative Ryan has been doing lately to get attention of his own. more

Jun 23, 2016 1:59 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Despite his recent efforts to appear more moderate he is among the most extreme members of Congress. more

Apr 18, 2016 2:40 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

You know things are bad when he looks like a sane alternative. more

Apr 14, 2016 2:44 PM Dispatches

Paul Ryan's guru Ayn Rand gave this television interview to Mike Wallace back in 1959. Check out the origins of Ryan's "makers and takers" philosophy. It will scare you! more

Oct 30, 2015 7:26 PM Dispatches 15 Comments

The budget Ryan proposed in the past was initially seen as crazy-right-wing-applesauce, but has now earned him a top spot as a wise budget sage and unifying figure. Methinks we’re still in for some serious fights. more

Oct 29, 2015 2:44 PM Dispatches

He's either the perfect formula for reuniting the Republicans’ fractured coalition or a recipe for disaster at the polls. In fact, it might just be both. more

Oct 9, 2015 5:04 PM Dispatches 4 Comments

If Rep. Paul Ryan is the poster boy for a piece of legislation, you know it’s trouble for progressives. We don’t have to look any further than the fight over Trade Promotion Authority, known as “fast track,” to see Ryan, the Republican spin-d... more

Jun 18, 2015 7:28 PM Op-Eds 2 Comments

Republican Party Chair Reince Preibus defended Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Ryan's "inarticulate" remarks about lazy inner-city men, as Ryan issued a flawed report that held that federal antipoverty programs actually create poverty. more

Mar 18, 2014 8:52 PM Op-Eds

Paul Ryan is Janesville's Marie Antoinette more

Mar 18, 2014 4:04 PM Dispatches

If Rep. Paul Ryan is the poster boy for a piece of legislation, you know it’s trouble for progressives. We don’t have to look any further than the fight over Trade Promotion Authority, known as “fast track,” to see Ryan, the Republican spin-d... more

Jun 18, 2015 7:28 PM Op-Eds 2 Comments

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