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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

How well does he serve Janesville?

 Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan lit up the Republican National Convention (RNC) when he blamed President Barack Obama for failing to save the General Motors (GM) plant in Janesville, Wis., Ryan’s hometown...
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Seniors booed him and his plans to voucherize Medicare

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan got booed at the AARP meeting last week while he tried to explain that his plan for Medicare—and his desire to repeal Obama’s Affordable Care Act...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Republicans openly shun new ideas

Once upon a time, conservatives liked to say that “ideas matter.” They attributed this pithy slogan to Ayn Rand, venerated author of Atlas Shrugged and The Virtue of Selfishness, and tried to live by it, generating books, papers and legislative proposals by the dozen. Although many of their theories later proved flimsy, they...

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