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Ryan to seek speakership if embraced

...consistently said he does not want to be speaker and would prefer to stay on as chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, which he's described as his dream job.But with chaos ahead and the prospect of even more of it if he passed...
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House Republicans return to Capitol to face leadership mess

...yields to his colleagues' pleas, conservatives are increasingly serving notice that the 45-year-old House Ways and Means Committee chairman will have to audition for the job just like anyone else, despite widespread support.That suggests...
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New day for House as Ryan becomes the 54th speaker

...leaders turned to Ryan, who had sworn off a run, preferring to continue as chairman of the powerful tax-writing Ways and Means Committee. They argued that no other House Republican commanded his national profile, ability to unite and telegenic knack...
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Fresh starts as GOP taps new speaker, OKs budget deal

...with a vision."Earlier, inside the ornate Ways and Means Committee room where the vote occurred, Ryan asked lawmakers...Ryan had preferred to stay as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, his dream job, and was also concerned about...
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Prospective speakers multiply in House as all wait on Ryan

...the only one who could unite the House GOP. Ryan, an expert on budgetary matters who chairs the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee chairman, is already drawing criticism from some on the right for his support for comprehensive immigration legislation...
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McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker a candidate," said Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the former vice presidential nominee who now chairs the Ways and Means Committee. But Ryan was under intense pressure to reconsider, including from Boehner and McCarthy himself."I would...
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Ryan weighs job of House speaker

...views on taxes, health and trade, perhaps more clearly than he could as speaker. He's chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and can push bills through that panel spotlighting how he'd address those major issues.Ryan as speaker would...
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After decades, NFL decides to give up tax-exempt status

...his memo to Reps. Paul Ryan and Sander Levin. Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, chairs the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee; Levin, of Michigan, is that panel's ranking Democrat. Members of Congress have criticized the NFL and other...
Senate urges $6 billion oil investment on North Slope

...entire production by 2010, Tax division director Dan Dickinson said in a recent presentation to the Alaska House Ways and Means Committee. Dickinson's testimony came during consideration of legislation to amend the state's production tax, raising...
Sales tax gaining steam

...bill that passed the House Ways and Means Committee Monday. Exemptions to the...Bill 293, introduced by the Ways and Means Committee, would send half of the...the rest of the year. The Ways and Means Committee debated the merits of the...


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