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Photos: A Congressional Gold Medal for the Honorable Bob Dole

January 19, 2018

It is the highest civilian honor that Congress can bestow, and this week, they awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the soldier, legislator, and statesman from Kansas, Senator Bob Dole. 1. "Senator Dole, because of you, America is better." - Speaker Ryan Read More

A Friday in Wisconsin

January 16, 2018

After another productive week in Washington, Speaker Ryan returned home to Wisconsin and spent Friday making stops in the southeastern part of the state. The speaker started the day in Milwaukee talking tax reform at a WisPolitics event with an audience of community leaders, answering many of their questions. From there, he headed to Greendale to speak to AP Government students at Greendale High School. Read More

17 Photos from 2017

December 29, 2017

From big public ceremonies to small personal moments, the Office of the Speaker takes approximately 30,000 photos each year. Narrowing those down to just a few of our favorites is no easy task, but in chronological order, these seventeen photos tell the story of 2017 for Speaker Ryan. Read More

A Month that was Merry and Bright

December 27, 2017

In true December fashion, this month was one of the busiest, and most festive, months of the year. While the halls of the Hill were often abuzz with tax reform-related activities, Members of Congress and staff also took the time to celebrate all that comes with the holiday season. Read More

A Big Tree from Big Sky Country

December 08, 2017

This year's Capitol Christmas Tree comes all the way from the Kootenai National Forest in Montana. Standing at 79-feet tall, with a 5-foot, handmade, copper star atop, the tree that once stood tall in Big Sky Country now lights the night on the West Front of the United States Capitol. Scroll on for photos from this week's lighting ceremony. Read More