NY Times: Vulnerable Republicans Pushing Immigration Vote

Republicans facing difficult reelection campaigns have begun pushing for a vote on immigration to protect young undocumented immigrants, The New York Times reports. Members of the GOP from California, Florida, Colorado and Texas have all signed a petition calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to hold a vote on legislation that would protect Dreamers, as those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program were known.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan to raise money for GOP in North Carolina

Retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan will host a series of private fundraisers throughout North Carolina early next week, hoping to help Republicans keep their majority in the House in November’s mid-term elections and, in one case, heal wounds over a divisive …

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The new DC whydunit: Did House chaplain get pushed out for partisanship?

Did a prayer from House chaplain and Jesuit priest Patrick Conroy prompt a demand for resignation from Speaker Paul Ryan? Or did complaints over a lack of pastoral care build up to the breaking point? The answer depends on who one asks, but Fr. Conroy …

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says Catholics can help tackle US ills

(Official Photo: Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Paul Ryan) The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, believes Catholicism could help solve national problems arising from identity politics and moral relativism.

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House Republicans divided as Speaker Paul Ryan struggles to keep clout

WASHINGTON — Seven months before his planned retirement, House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption among the GOP ranks, raising fresh questions about his ability to lead a divided group of Republicans through a tough election season.

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GOP plots to kick failed Speaker Paul Ryan out of his job

Was Paul Ryan being delusional when he announced that he wouldn’t be stepping down as Speaker of the House immediately, even though he planned on quitting Congress in January? Ryan claimed he’d have no problem hanging onto the reins of power, even with his …

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House Speaker Paul Ryan calls on Catholics to embrace social doctrine of their Church

“Let us recommit ourselves to living not just successful lives, but the faithful lives that the grace of God makes possible for all of us,” said the outgoing Republican lawmaker. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) addressing the National Catholic Prayer …

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