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  • 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

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

  • 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

    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.

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    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.

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    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 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

    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?

    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'

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

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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

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

  • 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.

    Before approving a raise in the debt ceiling congressional Republicans want at least the same amount in spending cuts, Rep. Paul Ryan told CNBC.

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    A U.S. default on its obligations creates "a different world, and I don’t think you want to be in that world," economist Robert Brusca told CNBC Thursday.

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    U.S. Senators cast enough votes to defeat a Republican proposal to privatize Medicare, a widely expected result but one that Democrats hoped would force GOP Senators to vote in favor of a plan that is increasingly unpopular with voters.

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    More defined goals and a longer timeframe are need to reduce spending and shrink the current U.S. deficit, Travelers Insurance Chief Executive Jay Fishman said.