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5 Photos to Put You in the Christmas Spirit

December 20, 2016

A little—OK, a lot of—rain didn't stop Speaker Ryan and hundreds of others from around the country from kicking off the Christmas season last week. From the West Front of the U.S. Capitol, the 2016 Capitol Christmas Tree lit up the sky, where it will continue to do so every evening through Christmas night. Read More

The Conservative Conscience of the People’s House

December 15, 2016

Recently, Speaker Ryan took part in an event on Capitol Hill honoring Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), who is retiring at the end of this Congress. Rep. Pitts has given his life to public service. A teacher. An Air Force captain. Three tours in Vietnam. Ten terms in Congress. Founder of the Values Action Team. Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee. Read More

Behind-the-Scenes Photos of the Incoming Class of the 115th

November 21, 2016

The first full week as a representative-elect is a busy one. Members-to-be have a jam-packed orientation schedule as they learn how to get a Congressional office up and running, meet their colleagues, and simply navigate the tunnels in and around the Capitol. Speaker Ryan made it a point to welcome more than 50 incoming freshmen and also offer some friendly advice along the way. Read More

10 Moments from September

October 04, 2016

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then here are 10,000 words dedicated to my favorite moments from September in the Speaker's office. Read More