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  • Ryan’s Rise From Follower to G.O.P. Trailblazer Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 11:38 AM ET
    House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a copy of his budget proposal 'The Path to Prosperity' during a news conference on the FY2012 budget resolution on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

    From catfish to Rage Against the Machine, Rep. Paul Ryan has become perhaps the most influential policy maker in the GOP, its de facto head of economic policy, The New York Times says.

  • Rep. Ryan's Major Policy Announcement     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 8:05 AM ET

    "We need a single-minded focus on restoring economic growth," says Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) sharing details on his new economic policy ahead of his address at Georgetown University later this morning.

  • Taxing Times for Americans     Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    David Walker, Comeback America Initiative founder & CEO, discusses the federal budget deficit; the presidential race; taxes and the "Buffet Rule," as well as the high cost of health care.

  • Rep. Ryan's Controversial Budget     Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 10:41 AM ET

    Jim Stewart, The New York Times columnist, discusses his latest Op-ed on Paul Ryan's budget plan.

  • Donald Trump sharply criticizes the timing of the release of GOP Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan, saying it could lead to a Republican loss in this year's Presidential election.

  • Arthur Laffer, former economic advisor to the Reagan administration and inventor of the Laffer Curve.

    President Obama’s recent criticism of the Republican budget plan misses the mark, former Reagan economic advisor Art Laffer told Larry Kudlow Thursday.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan Strikes Back at Obama Remarks Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 9:25 PM ET
    Rep. Ryan Paul from Wisconsin

    Following a stinging criticism of his federal budget proposal by President Obama, Republican Congressman Paul Ryan lashed back on Tuesday.

  • Rep. Ryan Responds to Obama's Comments     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 7:41 PM ET

    History will not be kind to a President who chose to duck and run, says Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), responding to Obama's comments on the Republican's "Trojan Horse" budget plan, saying it is the President who is distorting the truth and dividing Americans.

  • Obama Takes Aim at 'Radical' GOP Budget Plan Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 3:38 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking at the Associated Press luncheon during the ASNE Convention.

    In a blistering  election-year critique, President Obama warns that the House GOP budget plan represents "an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country."

  • President Obama on Ryan's Budget     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    President Barack Obama remarks on the U.S. economy and says, "our discretionary spending is lower than it's been in decades."

  • GOP Race Heads to Wisconsin     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    Three states are voting in the GOP primary today. CNBC's John Harwood explains why Wisconsin is critical to the overall outcome.

  • Obamacare Will Bankrupt US: Rep. Paul Ryan Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 8:56 PM ET
    Rep. Ryan Paul from Wisconsin

    President Obama's health care law, now in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, will cause an implosion of the health care system and an implosion of our public debt, Ryan told Larry Kudlow.

  • Rep. Ryan & the True Cost of Obamacare     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 7:07 PM ET

    Will President Obama's health care reforms bankrupt the U.S.? Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) crunches the numbers, and discusses the GOP's budget alternative.

  • Republicans and the Ryan Plan     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Debating the merits of Rep Paul Ryan's plan to cut taxes and implement entitlement reforms, with Keith Boykin, CNBC contributor; David Freddoso, Washington Examiner; and Joe Watkins, former George H. W. Bush White House aide.

  • Sen. DeMint Blasts Democrats Over Start-Ups, Gas, Budget Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    Sen. Jim DeMint on Tuesday took Democrats to task for failed investment measure, price of gas.

  • GOP Budget 'Whacking' Seniors: Rep. Van Hollen     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 7:55 AM ET

    Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-MD), says Paul Ryan's budget proposal limits the government's fiscal burden by "whacking seniors," adding that the House Democrats will offer their own budget next week.

  • A Republican-crafted budget proposal is as much a political document as it is a fiscal plan to guide the country out of its debt-and-deficit morass, the head of the House Budget Committee told CNBC.

  • Obama's Deficit Dilemma Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:13 PM ET

    While he criticized the Bowles-Simpson budget plan early on, President Obama is now adopting many of the plan's major tenets,  The New York Times reports.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI) and House budget cmte. chairman, discusses the GOP's alternative to President Obama's 2013 budget proposal.

  • No Budget, No Balance, No Problem?     Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    Debating whether President Obama and the Senate Democrats are deliberately stalling on passing a budget, with David Goodfriend, fmr. Clinton White House aide, and Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity.