Chairmen of the House Budget Committee

Rep. Paul D. Ryan

Biography

RYAN, Paul D.a Representative from Wisconsin; was born in Janesville, Wisconsin on January 29, 1970; graduated from Joseph A. Craig High School, Janesville, Wis., 1988; B.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1992; construction business; staff, United States Senator Robert Walter Kasten, Jr., of Wisconsin, 1992; staff assistant, Empower America, 1993-1995; staff, United States Senator Sam Dale Brownback of Kansas, 1995-1997; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-present); chair, Committee on the Budget (One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses); chair, Committee on Ways and Means (One Hundred Fourteenth Congress); chair, Joint Committee on Taxation (One Hundred Fourteenth Congress); Republican candidate for Vice President of the United States in 2012, in the year President Obama won reelection over Mitt Romney, and Joe Biden remained as Vice President. He became Speaker of the House  in the 114th Congress when Rep. John Boehner retired from Congress, and Ryan ended his tenure in that position at the end of the 115th Congress.

Chairman of the House Budget Committee: January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2015
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