Paul Ryan Beats Hillary

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Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) is coming out with a new book and it will debut one spot ahead of Hillary Clinton’s “Hard Choices” on the upcoming New York Times bestsellers list.

Paul Ryan Slams Ex-Im Bank as ‘Crony Capitalism’

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(Reuters) – Republican congressman Paul Ryan on Wednesday slammed the U.S. Export-Import Bank as a purveyor of “crony capitalism” that mainly helps a few large companies, and said Congress should focus instead on market reforms that speed growth for all firms.

Ryan: Obama’s ‘Weak and Indecisive’ Foreign Policy has Destroyed U.S. Credibility

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Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) took direct aim at President Barack Obama’s “weak and indecisive” foreign policy approach during a wide-ranging national security speech Wednesday morning in which the budget-conscious lawmaker called for drone strikes against al Qaeda, a continued presence in Afghanistan, and a reversal in defense cuts that have depleted America’s fighting forces.

The Problem with Reform Conservatism

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An intellectually stimulating and potentially historic event was held at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday. House majority leader Eric Cantor, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, and Senators Mike Lee and Tim Scott appeared alongside conservative thinkers and journalists such as Arthur Brooks, Ross Douthat, Reihan Salam, Ramesh Ponnuru, Peter Wehner, Yuval Levin, and Kate O’Beirne to discuss “solutions for the middle class.” The AEI panel was noteworthy not only for its content but also for the presence of Republican elected officials. It was the debut, however modest, of “reform conservatism” as a political force.