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Rand Paul Controversy

Rand Paul: Democrats Trying To 'Manufacture' Controversy From Shooting In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused Democrats Wednesday of attempting to "manufacture" the controversy that has arisen over "vitriol" and political rhetori...

Rand Paul Demands Jack Conway Apologize For Ad Targeting Secret Society, 'Aqua Buddha' In Debate

AP | ROGER ALFORD and BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul angrily accused Democratic rival Jack Conway of descending "into the gutter" with a...

Jack Conway Blasts Rand Paul's Strange College Secret Society

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the election for Kentucky's open U.S. Senate seat just weeks away, Democrat Jack Conway is out with a new campaign ad taking aim at Republican ri...

Rand Paul Campaigns Against 'Two-Mommy' Families

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In arguing for why the U.S. Department of Education is unnecessary and should be abolished on Thursday, Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul...

New Ad Uses Chile Mine Rescue To Attack Rand Paul

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul is facing fire from an independent political group as it rolls out a new attack ad taking aim at the Republican ho...

Rand Paul's Campaign Accused Of Wrongly Claiming Endorsements Of Kentucky Sheriffs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Two rural Kentucky sheriffs say Rand Paul's campaign has wrongly claimed they are supporting the Republican for U.S. Senate. The sheriffs -- K...

Rand Paul Campaign: Staffer Accused Of Trolling Daily Kos Was Impersonated

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: In the wake of denial of any wrongdoing from Paul's camp, Markos Moulitsas, founder of the Daily Kos, signaled to Ben Smith at Politico that t...

Rand Paul Staffer Reportedly Goes Undercover As A Liberal To Shake-Up Democratic Rival's Campaign

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A staffer working for Kentucky U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul's campaign was called out on Tuesday for reportedly pretending to be a progressive blog...

Rand Paul's Opposition To Federal Funding Of Local Drug Enforcement May Cost Him

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Republican Rand Paul's opposition to federal funding for state and local drug enforcement initiatives could cost him votes in a reg...

Rand Paul Apologizes For Predicting Beer Throwing At Church Picnic

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Republican Rand Paul has apologized for saying he worried beer would be thrown at a church picnic he attended last weekend in w...

Coal Miners Lash Out At Rand Paul For Suggesting Government Shouldn't Meddle With Industry Safety

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Kentucky coal miners are criticizing Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul for suggesting that Congress shouldn't be making mine safety rules. ...

Rand Paul Softening Rhetoric On Some Of His Most Extreme Positions

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A tea party success story in search of a statewide triumph, Kentucky Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul volunteers that...

Rand Paul Faces Backlash After Suggesting That America's Poor Don't Have It That Bad (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP/Huffington Post - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul says the poor in America are "enormously better off than the rest of the world," citin...

Rand Paul's Long History Of Controversial Views

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Republican Rand Paul has been no stranger to controversy in his bid for Senate as controversial comments made by the Tea Party-backed contend...

Rand Paul Not Board Certified: Kentucky Senate Hopeful Faces Challenge From Medical Panel

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER and BRETT BARROUQUERE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand Paul, who touts his career as a Kentucky eye doctor as part of his outsider credentials in his campaign for U.S. Senate, ...

Rand Paul Remarks Lead Kentucky Legislature To Pass Civil Rights Legislation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - The Kentucky Senate, reacting to a divisive comment by Republican Rand Paul, has adopted a resolution declaring any form of discrimination to b...

Rand Paul Is 'Kentucky Fried Candidate' Over Civil Rights Comments

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A tea party conservative on a national stage, Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul of Kentucky labored Thursday to explain remarks...