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Ryan

Republican from Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R.-Wis., is Speaker of the House. The former chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan has represented southern Wisconsin in Congress since being elected in 1998. He was Mitt Romney's vice-presidential running mate in the 2012 presidential election.

The PolitiFact scorecard

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  • Mostly False23 (%)(23)
  • False7 (%)(7)
  • Pants on Fire5 (%)(5)

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Recent stories featuring Paul Ryan

In the wake of Middleton mass shooting, what we know about guns from five recent fact checks

Background checks, strengthening gun laws, preventing people with mental illness from getting guns, more. 

High 5: Most-clicked in May dominated by taxes, guns and a Pants on Fire

Two Kevin Nicholson items round out the list.

What fact checks tell us about school shootings and guns

Gun laws, background checks, mental illness and more.

What the Republican discharge petition means for DACA, ‘Dreamers’

Here’s an overview of the uncommon approach of discharge petitions, what it means for Dreamers and what it says about the power dynamic in congress.

Back-to-back Pants on Fire

Two in a row is rare. Here's a look at our other recent POF fact checks.