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Rand Paul attacks same-sex families during Senate debate

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

During a debate Thursday between Kentucky Senate candidates Rand Paul and Jack Conway, Paul gave an interesting reason as to why he feels the Departme...

Jason Linkins

Midterm Madness, Part Four: The Seven Deadly Sins | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Welcome, once again, to our ongoing "Midterm Madness" series, in which we document the overall decline of American political discourse, as it ceaseles...

Howard Fineman

The Power Of Clinton, The Invisibility Of Obama | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE -- I see that Dr. Rand Paul has taken out after Bill Clinton, dredging up Monica Lewinsky. And I know why Paul did so. The former president...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Kentucky Senate Hopefuls Face Off In Debate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Senate hopefuls Jack Conway and Rand Paul faced off in their second debate Monday night, sparring on spending cuts, education, tax cuts and t...

KY-Sen: 43% Paul (R), 40% Conway (D) (Braun/CN2 10/4-6)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Braun Research / CN2 10/4-6/10; 826 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (CN2 Release) Kentucky 2010 Senate 43% Paul...

The Health Care Ad Wars: "Cutting Medicare" = "Reckless Spending"

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

In a New York Times article about the upcoming remake of the movie "Arthur," the original film's producer was asked about the ridiculous conclusion, w...

New Rand Paul Ad Imitates Obama's Voice (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul is borrowing a familiar voice for his latest campaign ad -- President Obama's. But if something sounds slightly am...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Kentucky's Rand Paul And Jack Conway Face Off In Fox News Sunday Debate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Senate candidates Jack Conway and Rand Paul faced off in a debate on this week's edition of "Fox News Sunday," with host Chris Wallace challe...

KY-Sen: 49% Paul (R), 38% Conway (D) (Rasmussen 9/29)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 9/29/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Kentucky 2010 Senate 49% Paul (R), 38% Conway (...

A Message to Republicans: Don't Go Measuring the Drapes Just Yet

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The electorate is angry and disenchanted with politicians on both sides of the aisle. But the polls still show voters' preference for Democrats when the question is who can better handle the economy and the nation's main problems.

New Jack Conway Ad Targets Rand Paul's Medicare 'Solution' Of $2,000 Deductible (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Democratic Senate candidate Jack Conway has a new television ad that shows his Republican opponent saying that "the real answer to Medicare" wo...

Jack Conway Pulls Within Two Points Of Rand Paul In Kentucky Senate Fight (POLL)

RealClearPolitics | Kyle Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jack Conway, Kentucky's Democratic Attorney General, has pulled within two points of Republican Rand Paul in the Kentucky Senate race, according to th...

Sam Stein

Jack Conway's First Statewide Ad Ignores Rand Paul | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his first statewide ad of the general election, Kentucky Senate candidate Jack Conway has taken a different approach from other Democrats running a...

Jack Conway Agrees To Debate Rand Paul On Fox News, Challenges Him To 'Meet The Press' Debate

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Democrat Jack Conway, the man set to face Rand Paul in November for the open Senate seat of retiring Republican Senator Jim Bunning, has agre...

Jack Conway Blasts Rand Paul, Presses Kentucky Voters To Reject 'Ignorance' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Jack Conway is going on the offensive in his campaign for U.S. Senate in Kentucky and urging voters to reject the "ignorance" of Republican r...

Kentucky Senate Race Attracts High-Profile Donors

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FRANKFORT Ky. (AP) Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, one of the most closely watched in the nation, has been bolstered with out-of-state money, some from p...

A Contest for the 5 Contested Senate Primaries of May That Mean Something

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

What we're doing over at Blue America is running a May Senate Primaries contest, inspired by the Barenaked Ladies song "If I Had A Million Dollars."

Democrats' Chances of Retaining 59 Senate Seats Improve

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

In the months to come you will continue to hear about 2010 as a Republican year. But over the last few weeks, the political landscape has started to shift in ways that may completely upend the conventional wisdom.

Jack Conway Campaign Ad Attacks Rand Paul For Faltering On Civil Rights, BP Oil Spill (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Jack Conway is taking aim at Republican rival Rand Paul in Kentucky's Senate race with a new web video that charges the conservative candidat...

Sam Stein

Kentucky AG: Health Care Lawsuits Are Baseless Tea Party Meanderings | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The attorney general of Kentucky is dismissing calls from leading Republican officials to sue the federal government to block the recently passed heal...

The Rand Paul Opportunity: Hang the Tea Party Albatross Around the GOP's Neck in 2010--Nationwide

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Grown-ups in the Republican party (it's relative thing) understand the danger of the Rand Paul candidacy going national. That's why they opposed him in the first place.

Sam Stein

Conway Slams Rand Paul's 'Empathy Gap,' 'Cold And Callous' World View | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Seizing on a series of politically eccentric statements from his opponent Rand Paul, Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Jack Conway charged the Tea ...

Can President Obama Sit at Rand Paul's Lunch Counter? Can John Roberts and Nino Scalia? and Other Reasons Jack Conway Must Be Kentucky's Next Senator

Dan Manatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Manatt

Paul set himself up to be 2010's Barry Goldwater -- whose radical libertarianism turns him from right wing darling to general election loser. Only in 1964, Goldwater's views weren't counter to nearly 50 years of settled Supreme Court law.

Rand Paul on Civil Rights: Private Restaurants Wouldn't Have To Serve Martin Luther King

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

Rand Paul doesn't think Barack Obama is the anti-Christ. He just doesn't believe a private business should have to serve the President of the United States if they don't want to.

Kentucky -- The 2010 Teabag War's Ground Zero

Dan Manatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Manatt

Jack Conway, the Commonwealth's Attorney General, won a close and hard-fought battle for the Democratic nomination. Now, he has a clear path to victory and the U.S. Senate -- by being the anti-teabagger.