Paul Ryan


Newly minted Speaker Paul Ryan earned the support of the full Kansas delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives. 

All four of the Kansas Republicans supported Ryan, even 1st District Congressman Tim Huelskamp.

He’s a member of the Tea Party and the conservative House Freedom Caucus that had been critical of former speaker John Boehner.

The Freedom Caucus had initially pushed a different candidate for speaker.

Paul Ryan To Visit Kansas, Fundraise For Brownback

Sep 18, 2013

Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election campaign is getting support from Wisconsin congressman and former GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.

Ryan will headline fundraising events next week at the Wichita Petroleum Club and a private home in Mission Hills.

Ryan was Brownback's legislative director for two years in the 1990s when Brownback served in the U.S. Senate.