Posts tagged "Paul Ryan"

Speaking at UChicago’s Institute of Politics, Five Politico.com senior personnel predict it is President Hillary Clinton in 2016

Politico names Hillary the 2016 Democratic Party nominee for President Concluding a luncheon discussion on Tuesday of this week at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics (“IOP ”, headed by former Obama senior adviser David Axelrod) at Ida Noyes on 59th Street in Hyde Park, Roger Simon, Chief political columnist at Politico.com and currently... Read more »

Better than Bears v. Packers: Berkowitz w/the Cook Political Report's Amy Walter, Web and Cable

Amy Walter: …Montana, West Virginia, South Dakota…Alaska, Louisiana and  Arkansas… Democratic held [but Red state seats], right?  Those are all up.  So, when you look at the numbers [in 2014-the Republicans say]: “Oh, I can get to six more U. S. Senate Seats, ” you just take every state that Mitt Romney carried… and keep... Read more »

The top ten reasons why Paul Ryan won the 2012 VP debate.

Not only did the below statements and actions help bring independents to Romney-Ryan, but they helped set or reinforce the foundation for Romney’s arguments in the second Presidential debate, scheduled for this coming Tuesday night. We just had an ambassador and three other Americans killed in Libya. That doesn’t happen everyday. And, Joe Biden lied... Read more »
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Round 5, Time to leave Afghanistan? 9-9 tie.

Round 5, Time to leave Afghanistan? 9 to 9 tie. Ryan:  we agree with Obama general time line to leave Afghanistan, but we don’t it should have been announced– that just tells Taliban they could wait us out. Martha says to Biden– there were military who thought admin timing to leave was political, tied to election. Martha... Read more »

Round 4 of VP debate (Tax and Spend): Ryan 10-Biden 9

Round 4, tax and spend, 10 minutes: Ryan, 10-Biden 9 Paul Ryan outlines tax plan, cut marginal tax rates, remove some deductions– just as Reagan did. Biden has no answer, other than to say Reagan had specifics and Romney doesn’t

Round 3 in VP debate, Medicare, ( 10 minutes), Ryan 10-9.

Round 3, Medicare ( 10 minutes), Ryan 10-9. Again, poorly framed questions and poor moderation, so hard for anyone’s minds to be changed. 44%  will like Biden, 44% will like Ryan, and 12% independents will be confused. Biden says don’t reform medicare, leave it the same. Ryan, this is what politicians do when they don’t... Read more »
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Round 1 (25 minutes) goes to Cong. Ryan, 10-9 over Biden

Round 1 of VP Debate: goes to Cong. Paul Ryan on Iran, Murder of our ambassador, general Obama foreign policy assessment; Biden more words but fewer good arguments. Biden just doesn’t have foreign policy facts on his side.   Martha Raddatz has no idea how to moderate this debate.  This is basically Biden and Ryan trading... Read more »