Andrea Seabrook http://redriverradio.org en Ryan Brings Big Ideas, And Some Risk, To GOP Ticket http://redriverradio.org/post/ryan-brings-big-ideas-and-some-risk-gop-ticket Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's newly announced running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, has youth and experience. Sat, 11 Aug 2012 12:10:00 +0000 Andrea Seabrook 15489 at http://redriverradio.org Ryan Brings Big Ideas, And Some Risk, To GOP Ticket Budget Hawk Ryan Offers Romney Risk, Reward http://redriverradio.org/post/budget-hawk-ryan-offers-romney-risk-reward Among those on Mitt Romney's list of potential running mates, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan has youth and experience, he's a conservative from a swing state, and he has big ideas and the policy chops to back them up.<p>But the chairman of the House Budget Committee would not be the safest of choices.<p>Back in February, when the Republican primary was still in full swing and the party's right wing was conspicuously unhappy with the idea of Romney, tax hawk Grover Norquist spoke to the Conservative Political Action Conference.<p>"We are not auditioning for fearless leader," said Norquist. Tue, 24 Jul 2012 08:22:00 +0000 Andrea Seabrook 14522 at http://redriverradio.org Budget Hawk Ryan Offers Romney Risk, Reward HSBC Accused Of Letting Cartels Launder Money http://redriverradio.org/post/hsbc-accused-letting-cartels-launder-money A Senate committee looked at the failure of HSBC bank to police money laundering. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 20:54:00 +0000 Andrea Seabrook 14237 at http://redriverradio.org Undeterred, GOP Vows To Repeal Health Care Law http://redriverradio.org/post/undeterred-courts-decision-gop-vows-repeal-health-care Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>Just last week, Republican leaders were warning their rank and file not to gloat if the health care law were overturned. Well, after the decision came yesterday, GOP leaders regrouped and vowed to keep fighting. Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Andrea Seabrook 13405 at http://redriverradio.org Congress Taking Student Loans, Highway Bill To Wire http://redriverradio.org/post/congress-taking-student-loans-highway-bill-wire Congressional leaders on Tuesday said they were close to a deal to solve two big issues facing lawmakers — student loan interest rates and federal highway funding.<p>Both issues with looming deadlines have high stakes for middle-income Americans: If Congress fails to reach agreements by this weekend, the federal highway program would come to a halt, and student loan interest rates would double, to 6.8 percent.<p><strong>Student Loans</strong><p>President Obama has been hammering on the issue of student loans for days.<p>"This issue didn't come out of nowhere; it's been looming for months," Oba Tue, 26 Jun 2012 21:34:00 +0000 Andrea Seabrook 13260 at http://redriverradio.org Congress Taking Student Loans, Highway Bill To Wire