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Chris Christie Slams Rand Paul For Making The Country 'Weaker'

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) went after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) Monday, accusing him of making the country "weaker" on national security. “...

Jason Linkins

Rand Paul's Yelling About The Freedom Act: Good For The Country, Or Good For His Brand?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics

So that happened. On this week's podcast, we get excited about some sporting updates, get the lowdown on the newly passed "USA Freedom Act" and discus...

Barney Frank Calls Out Rand Paul's Double Standard On Civil Liberties

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a vocal critic of the Patriot Act for what he says is its "unconstitutional" invasion of citizens' privacy, was criticized Mon...

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...

Matt Sledge

Libertarian Champion Rand Paul Helped Kill NSA Reform Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rand Paul, a leader of the libertarian wing of the Republican Party, helped kill a bill meant to rein in the National Security Agency. H...

Congress Sends Patriot Act Extension To Obama

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress on Thursday passed a four-year extension of post-Sept. 11 powers to search records and conduct roving wiretaps in pursuit ...

Senate Passes Patriot Act Extension

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

The Senate voted 72-23 Thursday to extend the government's Patriot Act powers to search records and conduct roving wiretaps in pursuit of terrorists. ...

Sam Stein

White House Puts The Screws To Congress On The Patriot Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The abrupt decision by Senate leadership on Thursday to reconsider their opposition to a controversial Patriot Act amendment came as a b...

Sam Stein

Rand Paul's Controversial Gun Records Amendment May Get Patriot Act Vote After All

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democratic leadership seems poised to acquiesce to Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) demand that the chamber vote on an amendment that wou...

Congress Faces Midnight Deadline On Patriot Act

AP | By JIM ABRAMS | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress on Thursday passed a four-year extension of post-Sept. 11 powers to search records and conduct roving wiretaps in pursuit of te...

Rand Paul Captures Spotlight In Senate By Defying Leaders Of Both Parties

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Republican Rand Paul, a freshman and tea party favorite, all but ran the Senate for three days this week in defiance of leaders...