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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

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

*Not Another Tax Reform Post*

October 30, 2017

Yes—it’s true. Much of October was spent on tax reform, turning a framework into legislative text that will soon be introduced. Read More

A Long Overdue Day for Filipino Veterans of WWII

October 26, 2017

You could sense the anticipation and the excitement in the room. It was a day that was long, long overdue, but finally, more than 70 years after the end of World War II, Filipino veterans were recognized for their bravery on the battlefield.  Read More

Rebuild and Recover

September 22, 2017

This week, over the course of about 26 hours, Speaker Ryan made three stops in two states to survey damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Read More

July in Photos: Beyond the Clutter

August 02, 2017

It’s easy to get caught up in cable news countdown clocks, DC partisan bickering, and 140-character play-by-plays. But these aren’t the things that most Americans spend their days thinking about. (I know, hard to believe.) People care about having a good job, taking care of their families, achieving the American Dream. That’s why you sent your representatives to Washington—to focus on the issues that matter most to you. So here are seven moments from July that show we’re cutting through the clutter to tackle what matters most—the problems people face in their everyday lives. Read More

June in Photos: The Humanity of Congress

June 30, 2017

High-drama hearings and partisan sniping. That’s all that goes on in Washington these days, right? Not exactly. Every day, there are hundreds of small, but important moments that don’t make headlines. Here are eight such moments from June that show, regardless of political affiliation, we’re all united in our humanity. Read More

The Best Photos From May

June 01, 2017

What you see on the front pages of newspapers or hear on the nightly news is not always the full story. A lot of what goes on inside the Capitol is actually politics-free. In fact, here are seven, behind-the-scenes photos that show a few small, but important, moments from the Speaker’s perspective. 1.   Answering Questions – Speaker Ryan calls into a local Wisconsin radio station for a live interview. Read More

This Week’s Wisconsinites in Washington

April 28, 2017

As he always does, Speaker Ryan took time this week to meet with fellow Wisconsinites. He was inspired by the message he heard from students who beat childhood cancer; a teacher who has gone above and beyond to close the achievement gap; a group of state legislators who are moving Wisconsin forward; and many others. Here are six photos featuring Wisconsinites who visited the speaker this week in Washington. 1.   Janesville Students Read More

9 Photos from Speaker Ryan's Tour Abroad

April 24, 2017

Speaker Ryan just got back from a four-nation tour of Europe, meeting with strategic NATO allies in Norway, the United Kingdom, Poland, and Estonia. Here are a few photographic highlights from the trip. Read More