Another short summary of a major figure in the news.
Present Position: Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Early Life and Education
Education: 1992 Bachelors Degree in Economics and Political Science, Miami University
Married: 2000 Janna
1992 Legislative Aide to Senator Kasten
1992 (after election) Speechwriter for Empower America
1995-1997 Legislative Director for Senator Sam Brownback
1996 Speechwriter for Jack Kemp for President Campaign
1997 Marketing Consultant for Ryan Central (family firm)
1998 Elected to House of Representatives, 1st District, Wisconsin
2011 Chairman of House Budget Committee
2012 Republican Nominee for Vice-President (lost). Continued in Congress.
2015 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
While generally considered a conservative, he is best known for his fiscal policy.