- Category : 1970-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Four Ways 4
American politician, a Republican congressman for Wisconsin's 1st district, first elected in 1998. As Chairman of the House Budget Committee, his "Path to Prosperity" budget was first proposed in April 2011.
On 10 August 2012, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign confirmed that Ryan had been chosen to run alongside him as the Vice-Presidential candidate.
He is the 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
On October 29, 2015, Ryan was elected to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives following Boehner's retirement, becoming the first person from Wisconsin to hold this position. He named lobbyist John David Hoppe as his Chief of Staff.
Because of a family history of fatal heart attacks before age 60, Ryan pursues an intense cross-training fitness program called P90X. Ryan has always been a fitness enthusiast and was a personal trainer when he came out of college.
Ryan married Janna Little, a tax attorney, in 2000. Little, a native of Oklahoma, is a graduate of Wellesley College, and George Washington University Law School. Her cousin is former Democratic Representative Dan Boren, also of Oklahoma. The Ryans live in the Courthouse Hill Historic District of Janesville, Wisconsin. They have three children: Liza, Charles, and Sam.