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"There's a reason everybody's looking at Paul — he is the consensus choice," fellow Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said of Rep. Paul Ryan. "Other people may be able to step up to the plate, may be able to forge that consensus. But we already know Paul has already forged it." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Republicans Don't Want To Take Paul Ryan's 'No' For An Answer

Ryan's ability to walk a fine line between the Republican Party's hard-line conservative and establishment wings goes back years and has made him "everybody's choice" to run for speaker of the House.

Sunflower River Blues John Fahey
Blue Rondo a La Turk Dave Brubeck

A study by two U.S. senators estimated that 99 percent of cable TV subscribers rent their set-top boxes and pay on average $231 a year to do so. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Groups Aim To Make It Easier To Own A Cable TV Box Instead Of Renting

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Steel Guitar Rag Les Paul
Cadillac Girl [Remastered 2014] Only Real

Friends and family of David Stojcevski protest outside the Macomb County jail in Mount Clemens, Mich., on Oct. 10. Stojcevski died while he was being held in the jail because he was unable to pay $772 in driving fines. His mother, Dafinka (shown here with family friend Jason Howard), is suing for wrongful death and the FBI is conducting an investigation. Sarah Cwiek/Michigan Radio hide caption

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Video Of Michigan Man's Death In County Jail Draws FBI Scrutiny

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Heath Miller of the Pittsburgh Steelers catches the ball on the 1-yard line against defender Brandon Flowers of the San Diego Chargers during Monday's game in San Diego. Donald Miralle/Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter's Suspension Of Sports Media Revives Debate Over Fair Use

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Superstition Stevie Wonder

Ali Akbar Salehi, top, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, delivers a speech as lawmakers and officials discuss a bill on Iran's nuclear deal in parliament on Sunday. The parliament approved an outline of a bill allowing the deal's implementation. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP hide caption

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An Iran Deal Milestone That Tehran Wants To Play Down

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In the new Deaf West production of Spring Awakening, the deaf lead actors have doubles in the background who speak and sing for them, and everyone signs. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'Spring Awakening' Returns To Broadway — In Sign Language

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
El Hueso Pete Rodriguez

People line up outside the Supreme Court Tuesday ahead of arguments in Montgomery v. Louisiana, a case looking at whether a 2012 high court decision regarding mandatory life sentences should apply retroactively. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Resentencing For Juvenile Lifers

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Coastal Brake Tycho
Lovers' Carvings Bibio
Le Loyon Kimekai
Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games [Broken Spindles Remix] Of Montreal

"There's a reason everybody's looking at Paul — he is the consensus choice," fellow Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said of Rep. Paul Ryan. "Other people may be able to step up to the plate, may be able to forge that consensus. But we already know Paul has already forged it." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet Paul Ryan, The Man Who Might Be House Speaker

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Crossing Menahan Street Band

The Wind River Reservation, pictured here, is trying to increase reports and treatment of sexual assault with new practices that encourage cultural sensitivity to better serve survivors. Karl Gehring/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Native Americans Turn To 'Safe Stars' For Help With Sexual Assaults

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Orchids Monster Rally
Mister Sandman Chet Atkins
The Puppet Has Cut His Strings Elvis Costello
Stalin Malone Elvis Costello

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