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Politics Paul Ryan

  • Donald Trump

    Trump pledged to finish the race as GOP politicians denounced his behavior and a number openly called on him to quit, NBC News reports.

  • Republican vice presidental nominee Gov. Mike Pence speaks at a news conference with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L).

    Trump tried to head off some of the damage by issuing a statement apologizing "if anyone was offended" by vulgar remarks captured on a 2005 tape and made public Friday.

  • Gov. Mike Pence and Sen. Tim Kaine.

    Candidates pick their running mates for all the wrong reasons, says Jeff Stein of Vox. But the alternatives are worse.

  • Employees of the Trump Taj Mahal are on strike August 4, 2016 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    I'm from Atlantic City, says Arielle Brousse. I've seen how Donald Trump's false promises devastate a community.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. lawmakers expressed doubts on Thursday about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first during Obama's eight...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. lawmakers on Thursday expressed doubts about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first during Obama's eight...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. lawmakers on Thursday expressed doubts about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first during Obama's eight...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- U.S. lawmakers on Thursday expressed doubts about Sept. 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad. A day after a rare overwhelming rejection of a presidential veto, the first of Obama's eight years in...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The U.S. Senate approved a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown on Wednesday, after Republicans and Democrats agreed to help Flint, Michigan, resolve its drinking water crisis. Democrats in the Senate and House had vowed to oppose the CR until Republicans agreed to an aid package for Flint, a city of more than...

  • If senators, as expected, are supportive, the Senate could promptly vote on passage, sending the measure to the House of Representatives. Earlier, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to...

  • Earlier, Republican House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Democrats in the Senate and House had vowed to oppose the CR until...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday was poised to advance a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown, after Democrats and Republicans agreed to help Flint, Michigan, resolve its water crisis. Republican House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours...

  • Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Democrats in the Senate and House have vowed to oppose the CR until Republicans agree to an aid package...

  • Demonstrators protest over the Flint, Michigan contaminated water crisis, March 6, 2015.

    Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives have agreed to a deal that could clear the way for funding the federal government beyond Friday.

  • Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal on Tuesday hours after a stopgap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Only 45 senators in the Republican-controlled 100- seat Senate voted in favor of a procedural step needed for consideration of a...

  • Donald Trump

    All Trump has to do is act "presidential" to win Monday night's debate. Clinton’s task far more complex, say two GOP strategists.

  • Vice President Joe Biden looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington October 22, 2015.

    Vice President Joe Biden said he sees a "less than even chance" that the U.S. Congress approves the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.

  • Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton salutes supporters during a rally at University of North Carolina at Greensboro September 15, 2016 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Hillary Clinton's problem with millennials may have roots in an issue larger than the candidate herself, says Jeff Stein.

  • The fed is political: Rep. Garrett

    Rep. Scott Garrett, (R-N.J.), shares his thoughts on the Federal Reserve losing its autonomy.

  • Rep. Garrett: Government shutdown unlikely

    Rep. Scott Garrett, (R-N.J.), weighs in on the possibility of a government shutdown and hardliners in Congress.