House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin introduced the Republicans' 2012 budget proposal (pictured here on the rostrum) during a news conference on April 5, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. that plans to cut $6.2 trillion in government spending over the next 10 years. Ryan's plan, which the GOP calls the “Path to Prosperity” includes significant changes to Medicare and Medicaid, government subsidized healthcare programs. (Photo by Jeff Malet) - Jeff Malet Photography in Action