Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, may have lost his bid for vice president, but his influence will still be felt on Capitol Hill as chairman of the House Budget Committee. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, may have lost his bid for vice president, but his influence will still be felt on Capitol Hill as chairman of the House Budget Committee. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)