Rep. Paul Ryan

Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock (R-Peoria) at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Credit: CBS)

Illinois GOP Star Aaron Schock Focused On 2012, But Could Be A Force In 2014

Two of the Republican Party’s biggest stars were shining in Tampa on Wednesday, at the second full day of festivities for the Republican National convention.

CBS 2–08/29/2012

David Axelrod

Axelrod: Paul Ryan Is A ‘Hard-Right Ideologue,’ ‘Concerning Pick’

Chief Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod on Monday called U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) a “far-right ideologue,” and said his selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate will be a “concerning pick” for voters who do not share his values.

CBS 2–08/13/2012

President Obama

Obama To Move On From Chicago As He Fills Campaign War Chest

President Barack Obama is still behind Republican opponent Mitt Romney when it comes to filling his war chest with campaign cash.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

President Barack Obama arrives at a campaign event in the Bridgeport neighborhood on Aug. 12, 2012. Obama welcomed U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan into the presidential election as Mitt Romney's running mate, but warned the Republican vice presidential pick was an "articulate" spokesman for a vision he fundamentally opposes. (Photo credit: YURI GRIPAS/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Calls Ryan The GOP’s ‘Ideological Leader’

President Barack Obama is calling Mitt Romney’s running mate the “ideological leader” of Republicans in Congress.


Jay Cutler

Rep. Paul Ryan Takes Shots At Jay Cutler

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has gained nationwide attention for his ultraconservative budget plan, but now, he’s also gaining attention among Bears fans for taking some shots at Jay Cutler.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011