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  •  Jeers to Politico: for kissing up to Paul Ryan in (15+ / 0-)

    generally butt kissing article:
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    Paul Ryan feels pinched by competing paths to power.

    His friends tell us the most obvious route — a run for the White House in 2016 — holds less appeal to him with each passing day. “He has no interest in the sheer grind of campaigning,” said a conservative who recently spent time with Ryan. “It’s hard to see him having ‘what it takes.’”
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    Instead, Ryan seems increasingly intrigued with the prospect of amassing more power within Congress, using his juice in the House leadership to promote his trademark Medicare plan and engineer spending cuts. The friends say this path could ultimately lead him to an eventual run for House GOP leader, or even speaker, an option they surmise he has warmed to since the election.
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    "his trademark Medicare plan"

    How's that for a euphanism?

    "They will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy. The full faith and credit of the United States of America is not a bargaining chip."

    by TofG on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 05:43:12 AM PST

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