Congress

Paul Ryan Must Set Two Conditions

Republicans have to promise: No more shutdown showdowns.

Let's get serious.

Photographer: Chip Somodevilla

The Washington Post’s Robert Costa reports that John Boehner has asked Paul Ryan to be speaker of the House. My View colleague Ramesh Ponnuru reports that Ryan is seen as the only member who can bridge the divide between those who supported Boehner and those who wanted to dump him.

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