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

    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.

  • 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
    Rep. Ryan Responds to Obama's Comments

    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 Obama on Ryan's Budget

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

  • 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
    Rep. Ryan & the True Cost of Obamacare

    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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • Fed Policy 'Too Loose For Too Long': Rep. Ryan Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 4:09 PM ET
    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The U.S. is "limping out of this recession" at growth of 1.7 percent thanks to Federal Reserve policy that has been "too loose for too long," Rep. Paul Ryan, R.-Wis., chairman of the House Budget Committee, told CNBC.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan on the Fed, Inflation & Jobs Thursday, 2 Feb 2012 | 3:31 PM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan on the Fed, Inflation & Jobs

    House budget committee chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), explains why he is concerned the Fed could tolerate higher inflation in order to help lower the unemployment rate.

  • Who's Winning the Conservative Primary? Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 7:32 PM ET
    Who's Winning the Conservative Primary?

    Robert Costa, National Review reports House leader, Rep. Paul Ryan is going after GOP frontrunner, Newt Gingrich, and discussing Mitt Romney's conservative credentials, with Jen Psaki, former White House deputy press secy; Tony Fratto, CNBC contributor; and Bob Walker, Wexler & Walker executive chairman.

  • Waging War on 'Class Warfare' Thursday, 27 Oct 2011 | 8:45 AM ET
    Waging War on 'Class Warfare'

    President Obama's rhetoric is encouraging "class warfare," says Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI). "It's policy uncertainty that's killing businesses," he adds.

  • Obama More Interested in Politics Than Progress: Ryan Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 10:25 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.

    President Obama needs to stop campaigning and start working with Republican lawmakers who are interested in finding common ground for policies that will improve the economy, Rep. Paul Ryan said Wednesday.

  • Warren Buffett

    Republicans are accusing President Obama of waging "class warfare" with his proposal for a new "Buffett Rule" that would create a minimum tax rate for anyone making more than one million dollars a year.

  • The Budgetary Game Is a Taxpayer Scam Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Here’s some friendly fiscal advice: Any time some Washington big shot like Ben Bernanke or Tim Geithner claims that immediate spending cuts in the debt deal will harm the economy—ignore them. Completely. You know why? Because in this great country of ours, spending never goes down.

  • 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.

    It’s all about controlling debt in Washington these days. Congress battles it out over raising the U.S. government's borrowing limit. For investors the buzz word is "default." As the U.S. Treasury says, it will be forced to default on its obligations if Congress does not raise the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling.

  • Rep. Ryan One-on-One Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 4:15 PM ET
    Rep. Ryan One-on-One

    Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses a likelihood of a government shutdown and the future of Medicare and Medicaid.