Posts tagged "Paul Ryan"

Election 2012: 21 Memorable Moments of the 2012 Presidential Campaign

The 2012 presidential campaign has played like a couple of very long seasons of American Idol – only with, you know, actual consequences for the audience of voters who are watching.

The first season was a year-long series of Republican debates (20 of them!) and primaries, winnowing down a cast of colorful characters to…

By: Gary Susman / November 5, 2012

Tom Morello on President Barack Obama: ‘He Talked Like a Different President – But He Acted Just Like All of the Other Presidents’ (VIDEO)

When it comes to politics Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello doesn’t hold back.

The outspoken guitarist has branded Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan a “jackass” and wrote an essay for Rolling Stone saying that, despite Ryan’s professed Rage fandom, the Wisconsin Republican is “the embodiment of the machine that our music…

By: Crystal Bell / October 16, 2012

Joe Biden Vs. Paul Ryan: Hollywood Reacts to Vice Presidential Debate (VIDEO)

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan came out swinging at the vice presidential debate — and celebrities couldn’t get enough of it.

Following a fairly tame first presidential debate last week, the VP candidates faced off in a fiery 90-minute televised showdown — moderated by ABC News’ Martha Raddatz — in Danville, KY. As the…

By: Cory Lopez / October 12, 2012

Republican National Convention: Paul Ryan Comes Out Swinging

Wednesday night’s primetime Republican National Convention coverage played a lot like Tuesday’s. There was an optimistic, hopeful speech by one of the party’s most prominent women, followed by one of its most prominent men delivering a blistering attack on the opposition.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke of American exceptionalism, citing her…

By: Gary Susman / August 30, 2012

GOP Veep Pick Paul Ryan vs. Rage Against the Machine: 10 Cases of Politicians’ Unrequited Love for Pop Stars (ANALYSIS)

Newly-minted Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has been vocal about his love for the music of Rage Against the Machine. Alas, the affair is strictly one-sided. In an op-ed essay published Thursday at RollingStone.com, Rage guitarist Tom Morello made clear that the band, known for its left-leaning lyrics, has little love for the right-wing…

By: Gary Susman / August 17, 2012

Mitt Romney’s VP Pick Paul Ryan: What Celebrities Are Saying

Mitt Romney has tapped Representative Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential pick.

Romney officially announced the Wisconsin congressman as his running mate during a Saturday morning rally in Norfolk, Virginia, with the presidential hopeful introducing “America’s Comeback Team.”

“I am deeply excited and honored to join you as your running mate,” Ryan,…

By: Cory Lopez / August 11, 2012

Mitt Romney’s VP Pick Paul Ryan: 8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Wisconsin Rep.

Alas, Mitt Romney has announced his pick for the No. 2 spot on the Republican ticket: Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan.

The GOP Presidential hopeful rolled out his running mate while speaking in Virginia on Saturday.

So who is Paul Ryan?

By: Cory Lopez / August 11, 2012