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Rand Paul Blocking Funds For Elderly And Disabled Refugees

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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) (C) speaks during a press conference with fellow U.S. Senate Republicans (L-R) Sen Lindsay Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY) on National Labor Relations Board regulations on Capitol Hill September 14, 2011 in Washington, DC. The National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint alleging Boeing illegally retaliated against union workers by moving union jobs from the state of Washington to a nonunion plant in the state of South Carolina. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty | Getty

Freshman Sen. Rand Paul is blocking a bill that Senate leaders tried to pass by a voice vote Monday, delaying $36 million in benefits for elderly and disabled refugees, Politico has learned.

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