Speaker's Blog

Common Ground to Advance the Nation’s Interests

December 01, 2015

"The American people, they sent us here to find common ground and to advance the nation’s interests." Read More

The First Month in Photos

December 01, 2015

The first full month of Paul Ryan's speakership is in the books, and it's no secret...he's been busy. Read More

State of the Union 2016

November 30, 2015

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) sent the following letter to President Obama today, formally inviting him to deliver his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 12, 2016 at 9 pm ET. Read More

President Is Now Required to Present a Plan to Defeat ISIS

November 25, 2015

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House of Representatives in a vote of 370-58 on November 5, 2015: Read More

The Road to Regular Order, by the Numbers

November 25, 2015

“Regular order.” You hear that phrase a lot in these parts, but what does it mean? Why does it matter? Why did Speaker Ryan make a commitment to it on day one?    Or, as Hugh Hewitt put it to Speaker Ryan earlier this month, “what’s it really mean to the guy driving a truck tonight who’s just coming home from work?” Read More