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Ryan emerges from campaign with higher profile, 2016 options
CBS News ^ | 11/07/2012 | Rebecca Kaplan

Posted on 11/07/2012 3:49:33 PM PST by aimhigh

Paul Ryan won't be helping Mitt Romney lead the country in a new direction from the White House. But the Wisconsin congressman famous for his small-government budget blueprints has emerged from his first national race with high visibility and a top spot on any list of 2016 presidential prospects.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2016; election; ryan
At least we'd have a conservative candidate.
1 posted on 11/07/2012 3:49:40 PM PST by aimhigh
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To: aimhigh

And I hope he learned to hate all the moderate handlers he was forced to bear, just like Sarah Palin. Bunch of losers.


2 posted on 11/07/2012 3:53:28 PM PST by ABQHispConservative
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To: aimhigh

I like Ryan. How about Ryan become a governor first - get some exec experience and give Governor Walker a chance for 2016?


3 posted on 11/07/2012 3:54:07 PM PST by tsowellfan
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To: ABQHispConservative; aimhigh

Palin/Ryan 2016?


4 posted on 11/07/2012 3:55:26 PM PST by wastedyears (I don't want to live on this planet anymore.)
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To: tsowellfan

Ryan couldn’t win his own state...infuriating


5 posted on 11/07/2012 3:58:05 PM PST by katiedidit1
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To: katiedidit1

We need a new House Leader!


6 posted on 11/07/2012 3:59:17 PM PST by TNoldman (AN AMERICAN FOR A MUSLIM/BHO FREE AMERICA.)
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To: katiedidit1
Ryan couldn’t win his own state...infuriating

I agree. Forget the Ryan talk. Scott Walker beat back the libs in Wisconsin, but Ryan couldn't hold the state for Romney.

7 posted on 11/07/2012 4:02:07 PM PST by CASchack
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To: aimhigh

I have only one thing to say on this, and I hope others agree how important it is.

What I have to say has zero, zilch, nada to with Paul Ryan. I think he’s a great guy.

However, from here on out I do not give a flying fig to hear what anyone at the LameStreamMedia - ABC/CBS/CNN/MSNBC/NBC/NPR wants to say about ANY potential or active GOP candidates.

There is zero distance between their prognostications and how much of their agenda they hope their thinking will serve.

Conservatives - abandon them for getting anything with which we want to identify our candidates. They only poison the well.


8 posted on 11/07/2012 4:06:09 PM PST by Wuli
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To: katiedidit1

He could get a running start by soon campaigning for 2016.


9 posted on 11/07/2012 4:07:47 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: TNoldman

Exactly!!! I emailed the RNC and said we need Boehner OUT!
Maybe someone could start a NEW HOUSE LEADER thread? Suggestions? phone calls???
We will know how serious the REPUBBIES are about listening to the people by their response or no....this could be a good starting point.


10 posted on 11/07/2012 4:10:02 PM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: aimhigh
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio. Former member of Congress and Chairman of the House Budget Committee. Claims credit for the surpluses — at least on paper — during the Clinton / Gingrich years. Achilles heel is that he was working for Lehman Brothers in Columbus when they collapsed in 2008. The ‘RATS will have a heyday with that.
11 posted on 11/07/2012 4:11:46 PM PST by twister881
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To: aimhigh

Mr. Washington D.C. insider, back for another term Ryan?

Congressman “send me some Obama-bucks” Ryan?

I don’t think so. Ryan may be a good guy, but he’s been tainted. We need someone from outside the Capitol Machine.

Scott Walker would be an excellent choice.


12 posted on 11/07/2012 4:12:45 PM PST by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: aimhigh

While I have a great deal of respect for Ryan, he is NOT the candidate that we would need in 2016. He is now tarnished goods, having been on the losing end of a ticket. He needs to become a governor or prominent senator and come to the table with a binder full of accomplishments (pun intended). He is young and will someday, likely, be a viable POTUS candidate. That time is NOT 2016.

We must move away from the social and moral issues. We need a fresh candidate that can draw in the libertarian leaners (which most of the young are). Short of that, it will be the same sh(t, different year. I’m convinced that the Rats will run Biden in 2016 - that is the fight we must begin scripting now.


13 posted on 11/07/2012 4:13:55 PM PST by RobertClark (Inside every "older" person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened?)
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To: aimhigh

Ryan and Walker are moderates and are too nice to win nationally.


14 posted on 11/07/2012 4:15:20 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: ABQHispConservative

He is head and shoulders above her. Not to worry.


15 posted on 11/07/2012 4:15:43 PM PST by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: katiedidit1
“Ryan couldn’t win his own state”

If the GOP expects to win presidential elections they need to run conservative candidates who can at least deliver their own state's EV’s.

Ryan at the top of the ticket might be able to do it but I would not bet on it as WI is deeply blue in presidential elections...

16 posted on 11/07/2012 4:18:40 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: twister881
Other ‘Pub governors who might fit the bill as either Pres or VP: Bob McDonnell (VA), Mike Pence (IN, incoming), Bobby Jindal (LA), Susana Martinez (NM), Nikki Haley (SC). And somewhere on the ticket, get Sen. Marco Rubio on board.

A big NO to: Chris Christie (NJ), Mitch Daniels (IN, outgoing).

17 posted on 11/07/2012 4:22:08 PM PST by twister881
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To: twister881

Jindal would be my choice, has a track record of accomplishments the others can’t match. What’s your problem with Daniels??


18 posted on 11/07/2012 4:26:28 PM PST by Eric Pode of Croydon
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To: CASchack
Or Walker couldn't deliver the state for Romney-Ryan.

Bottom line...Obama stole this election and it makes no sense to blame our guys.

Our guys did their best against a corrupt Chicago machine gone national...and they lost.

19 posted on 11/07/2012 4:32:24 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: Eric Pode of Croydon

Daniels has an emotionally unstable wife, it’s why he didn’t run this year. He will likely never run for national office.


20 posted on 11/07/2012 4:36:29 PM PST by Valpal1
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To: katiedidit1
Ryan couldn’t win his own state...infuriating

I read Obama won Ryan's district. Twas a second hand tweet. Anyone know?

21 posted on 11/07/2012 4:41:40 PM PST by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: katiedidit1

That’s a great point, which tells me that he likely has no future as a candidate on a national ticket.


22 posted on 11/07/2012 4:48:54 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: tsowellfan
I like Ryan. How about Ryan become a governor first - get some exec experience and give Governor Walker a chance for 2016?

I like that idea. Walker has demonstrated the ability to get stuff done, in the face of screaming opposition from the Dems. Ryan needs seasoning, meanwhile. Maybe start out as Lt Gov, and take over for Walker when it's time for him to make his run?

23 posted on 11/07/2012 5:01:25 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: PapaBear3625

Walker has demonstrated the ability win also


24 posted on 11/07/2012 5:12:12 PM PST by tsowellfan
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To: montanajoe

I like Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin who stood firm and fought the unions despite threats on his life and destruction of the state capitol by union thugs. He risked it all to save jobs and taxpayer’s money and he won the recall too.
Walker is a scrapper and we need strong fighters that will not cave to dems. I also like Sen. Jim DeMint of SC. Two men that I hold in very high regard but unfortunately...I don’t think the gop establishment feels the same about DeMint as he has ruffled their feathers more than once..


25 posted on 11/07/2012 9:08:25 PM PST by katiedidit1
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To: katiedidit1; Alberta's Child; Red Steel; All

I like Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin who stood firm and fought the unions despite threats on his life and destruction of the state capitol by union thugs. He risked it all to save jobs and taxpayer’s money and he won the recall too.
Walker is a scrapper and we need strong fighters that will not cave to dems. I also like Sen. Jim DeMint of SC. Two men that I hold in very high regard but unfortunately...I don’t think the gop establishment feels the same about DeMint as he has ruffled their feathers more than once..


26 posted on 11/07/2012 9:10:29 PM PST by katiedidit1
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To: RoosterRedux

Still surprised Wisconsin went for Obama. Kept hearing about the strong Republican ground game in the state left over from the Walker recall effort.

You are right about the Chicago Machine gone national. I pray Boehner does not decide to “compromise.” What they did in Illnois was eliminate any Republican for fiscal conservativism, thru gerrymandering or otherwise. They keep the RINO’s who will go along with their tax/spend schemes. We are so screwed.....


27 posted on 11/07/2012 9:18:12 PM PST by Fu-fu2
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To: twister881

Jindal and Rubio are both Constitutionally ineligible to serve as VP or Prez.

They were both born in the US, but their parents were still citizens of foreign countries at the time.

I heard some idiots on TV today saying maybe Jeb Bush is a possibility. Hell no!!! He’s an amnesty advocate!


28 posted on 11/07/2012 9:56:27 PM PST by octex
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To: twister881
I like Susana Martinez.

Walker/Martinez

29 posted on 11/08/2012 10:43:00 AM PST by Lexinom
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