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Grimes: Rand Paul Can't Run For Senate And President In 2016

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said she'd challenge Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) if he attempted to run for both Senate and president i...

Michael McAuliff

Tom Coburn: We Don't Need Another Bush | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reaction among Republican senators to the news former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is exploring a presidential run was mixed on Tuesday, but re...

Rand Paul May Hedge His Electoral Bets in 2016

Rich Rubino | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

American political history is littered with examples of politicians who ran for their current office as well as another office in the same election. Paul is not the first Kentuckian to seek re-election to his current post concomitantly seeking the presidency or vice presidency.

Rand Paul To Run For Senate Re-Election In 2016

AP | By DAN SEWELL and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two prominent Senate Republicans announced Tuesday they would seek a second term in the U.S. Senate, although their announcements ...

Bill Kristol: Rand Paul 'Is Totally Overrated' For 2016

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.01.2014 | Media

Rand Paul, you're going to want to call your office. Conservative pundit Bill Kristol said that Paul is "totally overrated" as a potential 2016 ca...

I'm a Liberal Democrat. I'm Voting for Rand Paul in 2016. Here Is Why.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Yes, I'll have to concede some of my beliefs and roll the dice as to whether or not he'll flip-flop on issues, but Hillary Clinton and President Obama have changed their views on everything from gay marriage to marijuana legalization and Iraq, so I'm taking an educated gamble with Sen. Paul.

Why President Rand Paul Will Keep America Safer Than Bush, Obama, and Hillary Clinton

H. A. Goodman | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

I've never voted for a Republican in my life, but I'm tired of terrorism causing us never-ending wars and political paranoia at home. If it's a choice between Hillary Clinton and Rand Paul in 2016, I'm jettisoning many of my liberal values to vote for the Kentucky Senator.

Rand Paul Still Faces A Ballot Quandary If He Wants To Run For Senate And President

AP | By BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican tidal wave that swept Democrats out of office nationwide didn't solve U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's potential quandary ...

Here's How The GOP's Midterm Victories Are Shaping The 2016 Presidential Race

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2016 presidential race was about the new Republican-controlled Congress even before the polls closed Tuesday night. As the GO...

Rand Paul Taunts Hillary Clinton After GOP Victory

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wasted no time using the GOP’s new majority in the Senate in the face of potential 2016 presidential rival Hillary Clinton. ...

Ron Paul Is Done Caring About His Political Future -- Which Could Spell Bad News For Rand

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) has never been afraid to hold views that aren't widely shared by his party. Tonight, as the GOP took control of the Sen...

Rand Paul's Message on Foreign Policy

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

Whether you love him or hate him, Rand Paul is succeeding in doing something that other Republican candidates have not done in a very long time: broaden the foreign policy debate within the Republican Party in order to encompass a growing libertarian streak among younger Americans.

Rand Paul Mocks Hillary Clinton Over Jobs Remark

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wasted no time turning a Hillary Clinton remark about jobs into a laugh line on the campaign trail. Republicans seized on th...

Rand Paul Tries To Peel Away Isolationist Label

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Charging that "America cannot disengage from the world," Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday confronted critics who brand him an iso...

Igor Bobic

Rand Paul's Budget Would Have Cut Funding For Agencies Leading Ebola Response | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says the Obama administration is dangerously underestimating Ebola's threat to the United States. But as a newly elected senato...

Eyeing 2016, Rand Paul Courts Young Voters

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is working to improve the Republican Party's image among young voters as he visits South Carolina, a key s...

Rand Paul Looks To Expand His Turf To San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) plans to open an office in the San Francisco Bay area, a heavily Democratic location that will give him prime access to Silicon...

Rand Paul Shifts His Views Ahead Of 2016 | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul wanted to eliminate aid to Israel. Now he doesn’t. He wanted to scrap the Medicare system. Now he’s not sure. ...

Igor Bobic

Paul Aide: No, Rand Doesn't Want To Repeal Every Executive Order | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) raised eyebrows on Thursday when he vowed to "repeal all previous executive orders" if elected president, a dramatic move that ...

Igor Bobic

Rand Paul: 'I Still Have Exactly The Same Policy' On ISIS | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday denied that he had changed his views about expanding the campaign against Islamic State militants in the Middle Ea...

Igor Bobic

Rand Paul Says He Is Not An 'Isolationist' | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

It's getting a little hard to keep track of what, exactly, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wants President Barack Obama to do in Iraq. The libertarian-leani...

Igor Bobic

Rand Paul's Evolution On Iraq Is Fully Complete | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) raised eyebrows this weekend when he endorsed one of the most hawkish positions toward the Islamic State militants currently wr...

Igor Bobic

Non-Interventionist Rand Paul Wants To 'Destroy ISIS Militarily' | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) may advocate for a non-interventionist foreign policy with more judicious use of American military power, but eve...

And the Rand Played On

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Is Hillary Clinton more conservative when it comes to supporting military involvement than some Democrats prefer? Yes, absolutely. And that is the biggest nightmare for Republicans is she is nominated.

Igor Bobic

Rand Paul's Tea Party Roots Continue To Haunt Him Abroad | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Between barnstorming the early presidential caucus state of Iowa and a scheduled stop in the key primary state of South Carolina, Sen. R...