Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Paul Ryan's file

Ryan

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.

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Our June High Five

Two sharply different statements regarding the now-stalled investigation into whether there was illegal coordination among conservative groups and Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign rose to the top of our most-clicked list for June. A statement by Rep. Paul Ryan on whether or not Medicare is growing broke also received lots of attention.

Nancy Pelosi on soccer, the 'new' Bin Laden, Rush's red face: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

It's the all-soccer, all-the-time edition of the PolitiFact Oregon Roundup so don't even think about flopping.

Recent factchecks and articles about veterans and the military

Over the past year, we have done a number of articles related to veterans and the military.

They include factchecks of statements made by Wisconsin congressional representatives Paul Ryan and Gwen Moore, among others.

Fact-checking the GOP

Wisconsin’s job growth in 2013 was the best since the 1990s?

At least 70 percent of residents approve of the state’s wildly controversial collective bargaining reform law?

When Republicans ran Washington, they let the food stamp rolls skyrocket?

We revisit these and other recent claims by Wisconsin Republicans ahead of their annual state convention.

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"?