Paul Ryan's file


Republican from Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R.-Wis., is Speaker of the House. The former chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan has represented southern Wisconsin in Congress since being elected in 1998. He was Mitt Romney's vice-presidential running mate in the 2012 presidential election.

The PolitiFact scorecard

  • True10 (%)(10)
  • Mostly True13 (%)(13)
  • Half True16 (%)(16)
  • Mostly False18 (%)(18)
  • False6 (%)(6)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

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High 5: The Hillz and The Donald were the clickiest

Fitting, it would seem, that in July 2016, when the two major parties nominated their candidates for president, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump topped our most-clicked list.

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg said about Donald Trump

In Context: House Speaker Paul Ryan said remarks made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about Donald Trump show she is biased. Here's a look at the remarks, which led Trump to say "her mind is shot."

George Will dropped Republican voter registration--like 5,000 fellow Maryland voters

George Will indeed shifted his voter registration from Republican to unaffiliated in June, we confirmed, like about 5,000 other Maryland residents.


The from-the-right commentator, clarion clear about opposing Donald Trump for president, declared his GOP abandonment in a June speech. We sought factual backup.

Donald Trump's racial comments about Hispanic judge in Trump University case

In Context: What exactly the presumptive GOP presidential nominee said about Gonzalo Curiel being Mexican that has drawn so much condemnation from both the left and right.

High Five: Our most-clicked items in May

Our five most-clicked items in May ranged from True to Pants on Fire. Not surprisingly, the latter item topped the list.