What Paul Ryan Might Face
Headline Roundup October 26th, 2015
The stars may be aligning for Paul Ryan to clinch the speakership later this week -- but if he wins, he'll likely immediately be tested by a debt limit crisis for which Congress appears to have no solution.
Rep. Paul Ryan is walking into a hornet's nest.
After he managed to win support from his warring caucus, the full House is expected to elect Ryan as speaker on Thursday. But he won't have much time to celebrate, because he will immediately confront a series of divisive issues that could undermine his hold on the speakership just as he reaches the pinnacle of his career.
The boy wonk was supposed to tame the hardliners. Instead, they're already setting the terms for his speakership