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Paul Rebukes Could Impact 2016 Chances

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Of the handful of tea party-backed Republicans eyeing a 2016 presidential bid, Sen. Rand Paul is emerging as the most forceful in pushin...

Chelsea Kiene

Ted Cruz: Defund Obamacare Or Risk Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz says that he is expecting a vote Wednesday on his amendment to defund Obamacare until economic growth is restored, adding ...

Truth Takes a Back Seat in Lacey Act Hearing

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

The Lacey Act is common sense legislation that protects American workers and industries from illegally harvested or exported materials.

Rand Paul and Ed Rendell on the Final Four, Footwear, and the Government Shutdown

Liz Glover | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Liz Glover

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Rand Paul on BP & Head Stomper: Accidents Happen

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

It is so touching to see Rand Paul put his neck out for the little guy against the man, Obama, who is so unAmerican he guilt trips BP, as if BP didn't already feel bad enough!

Rand Paul At Machine Gun Rally: 'We're Clinging To Our Guns, Our Religions And Our Ammunition'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul appeared at a three-day Kentucky machine gun shoot and show over the weekend to rally support among the state's gu...

Mike Huckabee Endorses Rand Paul For U.S. Senate... In Alaska?!

The Atlantic | Ray Gustini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Twitter is a great way to announce a high-profile political endorsement, but it usually helps to get the candidate's home state right....

Haley Barbour To Attend Rand Paul Fundraiser

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP)FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will attend a private fundraiser for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul next month in nor...

Rand Paul's Accuser: 'I Felt Like I Was Being Hazed'

The Washington Post | Ezra Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The woman who sparked a national firestorm by recounting Rand Paul's youthful indiscretions to GQ magazine is now clarifying her account: She says sh...

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 'Not Thinking About Afghanistan,' Says Foreign Policy Is 'A Complete Non-Issue'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul says he's "not thinking about Afghanistan" much and that "foreign policy is really a complete non-issue." Paul di...

Rand Paul's Tea Party Love: I Owe It All To The Movement

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Republican Senate hopeful Rand Paul said Tuesday he couldn't have won the GOP nomination in Kentucky without support from the ...

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: Tea Party Activists Have Been Mischaracterized As 'Right-Wing Lunatics' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP/Huffington Post - Speaking at a GOP rally in northern Kentucky on Saturday, Paul said tea party activists have been mischaracterized as "right-wing...

Rand Paul Worries That Obama's BP Criticism Is Putting Oil Giant 'Out Of Business'

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul said Thursday that harsh criticism of BP by President Barack Obama's administration coul...

Rand Paul: Kentucky Senate Hopeful Faces Fire From Tea Party Over Embrace Of GOP Establishment

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul is facing fire from members of the Tea Party over his decision to attend a fundraiser hosted by GOP law...

Rand Paul Takes Center Stage At GOP Fundraiser

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Libertarian-leaning Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul, who calls himself a political outsider, took center stage at a high-...

Rand Paul Once Said He Would Pardon Himself If He Faced A Scandal

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul wrote in a newspaper four years ago that he would have pardoned himself if he h...

Rand Paul To Unemployed: Take a Pay Cut, Stop Asking For Handouts, And Get Back To Work (AUDIO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul has a blunt message for the millions of Americans who remain unemployed in the long-term: "Accept a wag...

Rand Paul: Big Oil Deserves Profits, But Should Obey Some Rules

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul still doesn't like the Obama administration's tone toward BP, but says the oil giant should pay to cl...

Rand Paul Under Fire For Accepting Government Payments For Treating Medicare And Medicaid Patients

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky GOP Senate candidate Rand Paul says he opposes federal handouts, but the eye doctor takes government payments for tre...

Sharron Angle, Rand Paul To Washington: Tea Party-Backed Outsiders Seek Establishment Help

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party-backed Senate candidates Sharron Angle and Rand Paul campaigned as outsiders during their primary election fights, but now they're acting a ...

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, ...

Mitch McConnell: Rand Paul Fundraiser To Be Hosted By Senate Minority Leader

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - Kentucky Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul, whose antiestablishment fervor has endeared him to tea party activists, will collect campai...

Rand Paul Distances Himself From Libertarian Party

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Republican Rand Paul said Tuesday he differs with the Libertarian Party by opposing abortion and supporting judicious overseas ...