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Congressional Reformist or Dead Man Walking?

On Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, a radical change was enacted within U.S. Congress. John Boehner, Speaker of the House from 2011-15, was ousted, and Republican Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin’s first congressional district was elected, boasting an overwhelming 236 votes. Ryan is a prominent politician most widely recognized for his failed vice presidential aspirations in […]