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Will Paul Ryan’s ‘War on Poverty’ hearing include poor people?

On Sunday's "MHP," Republican Congressman Paul Ryan was offered the chance to hear this week from someone who relies on the benefits he wants to cut. Will he take it? Full story

Rep. Lee invites mother on food stamps to testify before Paul Ryan

  Rep. Barbara Lee tells Tianna Gaines-Turner that Congress needs to hear from her about living on food stamps and trying to support her family within the current confines of federal health and food benefits; then tells Tianna that she is going to ask Paul Ryan, R-Wis., - who is leading a hearing on p

Rep. Edwards: Ryan ‘failed miserably’ on war on poverty remarks

  Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Maryland, joins Martin Bashir to push back on comments made by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, that the war on poverty “failed miserably” and to point out that, in fact, many of the programs are helping the neediest Americans survive.

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  Top Lines: Obama, Boehner, steaks, Ryan, cantaloupe and Lil Wayne

President Obama says GOP can’t just be against everything: Speaker John Boehner doesn’t like the way Obama grills steaks; Paul Ryan has no doubts in his mind; Rep. Steve King’s cantaloupe-sized controversy; Bill O’Reilly wonders if Lil Wayne is debasing culture; and Anthony Weiner has no game plan i

  Ryan on poverty

The War on Poverty has “failed miserably,” House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told NBC News’s In Plain Sight poverty project, and he will be holding hearings on July 31st to figure out what approaches to fighting poverty would be more effective.

  Top Lines: Highlights from Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, and Paul Ryan

Rand Paul shows he’s not above mocking Rick Perry’s memory lapses, Mitch McConnell says these are “dark days” for the U.S. Senate, and Paul Ryan remains a steadfast opponent of Obamacare—which is why he insists that it begin without delay.

  Paul Ryan's new poverty focus

Congressman Paul Ryan says he's focused on poverty. Ed shows us that his policies say otherwise.

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Monday’s Agenda panel discusses Mitt Romney’s return to the national stage, and whether the GOP can address the issues that alienated young voters during the 2012 election.

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Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Danny Werfel talks with U.S. Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) before a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the status of the IRS's targeting of political groups, on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES

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House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) holds a news conference to unveil the House Republicans' FY2014 budget resolution in Washington in this March 12, 2013 file photo. Ryan, the Republican congressman and former vice-presidential candidate best known for his war on spending, is emer

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File photo of Rep. Paul Ryan holding a news conference to unveil the House Republicans' FY2014 budget resolution in Washington

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) holds a news conference to unveil the House Republicans' FY2014 budget resolution in Washington in this March 12, 2013 file photo. Ryan, the Republican congressman and former vice-presidential candidate best known for his war on spending, is eme

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) attends the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority Conference in Washington
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Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) attends the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority Conference in Washington, June 14, 2013. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert