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NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Clears Hurdle In Senate

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, June 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted to move ahead on Tuesday with a bill that would end th...

Marina Fang

Bernie Sanders Reluctantly Admits He Agrees With Rand Paul On NSA Surveillance

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) may be on opposite sides of...

Ali Watkins

Senate Lets NSA Spying Expire

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) succeeded Sunday in forcing certain controversial provisions of the Patriot Act to expire, including the NSA’s...

Rand Paul Vows To Block Patriot Act Extension

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Saturday that he would block the Senate from passing an extension of the Patriot Act, which is set to expire at 12:01 a...

Rand Paul: Obama Started NSA Bulk Collection And Can End It By Himself

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Tuesday that President Barack Obama was being "disingenuous" about his ability to override the National Security Agency...

Watch Lindsey Graham Roll His Eyes As Rand Paul Speaks About Ending Bulk Collection Of Phone Records

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

Not even U.S. senators are exempt from a little eye-rolling. That's exactly what Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) did Friday night when Sen. Rand Paul ...

Jessica Schulberg

Rand Paul Ends Daylong NSA 'Filibuster'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who took to the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon to demand a halt to National Security Agency collection of ordi...

Matt Sledge

NSA Reform Bill Fails Key Senate Hurdle As Republicans Cry Terror

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A National Security Agency reform bill failed to clear a key procedural hurdle in the Senate on Tuesday night, torpedoed by opposition f...

Mitch McConnell Lashes Out At NSA Reform Bill

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) lashed out against a major National Security Agency reform bill on Tuesday, claiming that...

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

H. A. Goodman | Posted 01.17.2015 | 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.

Rand Paul Eats Obama and Clinton for Lunch on Government Spying

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Clinton is a charter member of the Deep State. Paul is one of the few national politicians who have questioned it. And challenging the Deep State may be the most important issue of our times.

Rand Paul Invokes Obama's Race In Criticizing NSA Spying

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) escalated his criticism of the National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs Wednesday by invoking race to argue that P...

Here's Why The NSA Surveillance Debate Goes Beyond Democrats And Republicans

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — While some leading Democrats are reluctant to condemn the dragnet surveillance of Americans' phone records, the Republican Party h...

Chuck Schumer Reveals How He's 'To The Right Of Rand Paul'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he's "to the right" of Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) when it comes to the National Security Agency's surveillance program. ...

Rand Paul Accused Of Plagiarizing NSA-Obama Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

After being ensnared by a series of plagiarism accusations last year, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is facing a new claim over his lawsuit against President ...

Paul Calls For Light Punishment Of Snowden

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The public debate over the fate of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden intensified on Sunday wit...

Rand Paul Says He's Suing Over NSA Policies

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul says he is filing suit against the Obama administration over the data-collection policies of the Nationa...

GOP Rep Tears Into 'Disgraceful' Rand Paul

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) criticized Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for his condemnation of Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, charging the Kentu...

Matt Sledge

Four Senators Push 'Real, Not Cosmetic' NSA Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

A bipartisan group of senators announced a comprehensive surveillance reform bill on Wednesday, but their effort may encounter resistance from the pow...

Amanda Terkel

Rand Paul: NSA Spying 'Unconstitutional,' Can't Be Saved By More Oversight

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called for congressional hearings on the National Security Agency's data collection on Sunday, while saying that ...

Paul Issues Warning On 'Grand Spymaster'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) warned of a "grand spymaster" and criticized government spying programs during an event in Las Vegas on Friday. Paul, who ha...

Howard Fineman

Rand Paul Not Sure NSA Leaker Can Get A Fair Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In one 35-minute interview this week, there were two Rand Pauls: Tea Party Rand, firing his libertarian guns, and rising Republican Rand...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democratic Senators Push Bill To Limit Data Collection By Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will introduce legislation to limit the federal government's authority to collect data...

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...

First Lawsuit Filed Over NSA Phone Records Program

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Nearly a week after The Guardian broke word that the NSA was collecting phone records of millions of Americans, the first lawsuit has been filed in re...