Paul Ryan's file:

Republican from Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R.-Wis., is chairman of the House Budget Committee. He 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.

Recent statements involving Paul Ryan

"Over the past three years, ‘deep poverty’ has reached its highest level on record."

Members of the military don’t "contribute toward their pension."

The Murray-Ryan deal "is the first divided-government budget agreement since 1986."

On responding to chemical weapon use in Syria

"Unemployment has been on the rise throughout Wisconsin" as Paul Ryan stepped up his advocacy of "immigration increases."

Recent stories featuring Paul Ryan

In Context: Were Paul Ryan's poverty comments a 'thinly veiled racial attack'?:

The backlash to comments U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan made about poverty and inner-city residents suggested that the former vice-presidential candidate had been bigoted.

Was what he said, as U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee called it, a "thinly veiled racial attack"?

High Five: Money, money, money:

From minimums to millions, factchecks on claims about money attracted the most page-views in January 2013.

Obama on Wisconsin’s Truth-O-Meter:

Obama on Ryan, Obama on manufacturing jobs. Johnson on Obama. Duffy, Kind, Baldwin and Walker on Obama.

With Barack Obama visiting Wisconsin, we look at how he's fared on our Truth-O-Meter.

High Five for October: Obamacare gets hits:

Two items involving Obamacare, Mary Burke's political debut, debate over a proposed casino and a claim that Wisconsin sold water to California attracted the most page-views at PolitiFact Wisconsin in October 2013.


Top claims about the federal government shutdown:

Just days into the federal government shutdown, we’ve already heard some distortions -- and some truths.

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