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RYAN, Paul D.

RYAN, Paul D.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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RYAN, Paul D., a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Janesville, Rock County, Wis., January 29, 1970; graduated from Joseph A. Craig High School, Janesville, Wis., 1988; B.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1992; construction business; staff, United States Senator Robert Walter Kasten, Jr., of Wisconsin, 1992; staff assistant, Empower America, 1993-1995; staff, United States Representative Sam Dale Brownback of Kansas, 1995-1996; staff, United States Senator Sam Dale Brownback of Kansas, 1996-1997; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-January 3, 2019); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress in 2018; chair, Committee on the Budget (One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses); chair, Committee on Ways and Means (One Hundred Fourteenth Congress); chair, Joint Committee on Taxation (One Hundred Fourteenth Congress); unsuccessful Republican candidate for Vice President of the United States in 2012; Speaker of the House (One Hundred Fourteenth and One Hundred Fifteenth Congresses).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Miami University of Ohio Library
The Walter Havighurst Special Collections

Oxford, OH
Papers: 1999-2018, 1 linear feet. The Paul Ryan Collection focuses primarily on tracing Ryan’s career as a U.S. Congressman and as speaker of the House. Items in the collection include: Legislative Activity Guides, House Resolution papers, Newspapers, Republican National Convention booklet (2012). A finding aid is available online.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Cantor, Eric., Kevin McCarthy, and Paul Ryan. Young Guns: A New Generation of Conservative Leaders. New York: Threshold Editions, 2010.

Ryan, Paul. The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea. New York: Twelve Books, 2014.

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