Paul Ryan

Obama embraces economic record in new commercial

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) – As President Barack Obama prepares for tomorrow night’s debate with Mitt Romney, his campaign is embracing the economic record that Republicans have targeted as his biggest weakness. A new ad that […]


Breaking down the VP debate

What did you think of the vice presidential debate?  Seth Hill, associate professor of political science at UC San Diego discussed the performances of Joe Biden and Paul Ryan with Maggie & Michael on LA’s […]


VP debate draws lukewarm ratings

  NEW YORK (AP) – Paul Ryan debating Joe Biden wasn’t quite the same television draw as Sarah Palin versus Biden four years ago. The Nielsen company said Friday that an estimated 51.4 million people […]


VP debate tees up closing issues for Romney, Obama

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) – After a spirited debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican rival Paul Ryan in Kentucky last night, the presidential campaigns are back in rally mode. Biden played the aggressor the […]


Forceful Raddatz draws praise as VP debate moderator

NEW YORK (AP) – ABC’s Martha Raddatz took a forceful approach to moderating Thursday’s vice presidential debate, winning many positive reviews from instant pundits on social media but some complaints from Republicans. Her performance was […]


VP debate tees up closing issues for Romney, Obama

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) – In a spirited debate that laid out stark choices, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan teed up pointed arguments on the economy, social policy and America’s place in the world that President […]


Ryan to middle class: Obama tax hike coming to you

  DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Paul Ryan says there aren’t enough rich Americans to tax to pay for all of President Barack Obama’s spending. Ryan tells viewers of the vice presidential debate, quote, “Watch […]


Catholics Biden, Ryan talk abortion in debate

  DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Vice presidential hopefuls Joe Biden and Paul Ryan say their Catholic faith informs their public policy decisions, but they come down on different sides of the abortion debate. Biden, President […]


VP Debate: Biden, Ryan at each other on everything

  DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate. “That is a bunch […]


Netanyahu, Iran bandied about in VP debate

  DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is playing a prominent role in the first and only debate between vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan. Ryan, running mate of GOP […]





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