CNBC's John Harwood speaks to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), about his efforts to pass reform bills and the president's willingness to tackle tough fiscal issues. Ryan says Harry Reid is preventing President Obama from making difficult decisions.» Read More
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.
"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.
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.
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.
President Obama’s recent criticism of the Republican budget plan misses the mark, former Reagan economic advisor Art Laffer told Larry Kudlow Thursday.
Following a stinging criticism of his federal budget proposal by President Obama, Republican Congressman Paul Ryan lashed back on Tuesday.
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.
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 Barack Obama remarks on the U.S. economy and says, "our discretionary spending is lower than it's been in decades."
Three states are voting in the GOP primary today. CNBC's John Harwood explains why Wisconsin is critical to the overall outcome.
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.
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.
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. Jim DeMint on Tuesday took Democrats to task for failed investment measure, price of gas.
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.
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.
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.