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Rand Paul Plagiarism

Perilous Plagiarism

Patricia McGuire | Posted 10.10.2014 | College
Patricia McGuire

These words were shockingly familiar to me as a college president who has seen my fair share of plagiarism cases. They are part of the litany of excuses that many students recite upon finding themselves accused of plagiarizing term papers.

How The U.S. Senate Became a Hotbed of Plagiarism

John A. Tures | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
John A. Tures

Senator John Walsh, a Montana Democrat, was exposed as a plagiarizer, just as his chances of reelection were improving. But he's hardly the only one of his brethren to steal the words of someone else. Is there something about the U.S. Senate that makes this more likely?

There Is An Epidemic Of Republicans Plagiarizing From Rand Paul

BuzzFeed | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul’s libertarian vision for the Republican Party future has such broad appeal that a generation of Republican candidates is copying his ...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2013

Rich Robinson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Media
Rich Robinson

Power going out at the Super Bowl; Maker's Mark announcing its plans to dilute its whiskey; the woman who hid under her desk to avoid a TV reporter; Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend and a Canadian mayor's crack-laced meltdown. All great, but not Sponge-worthy.

Here Are Two More Times Rand Paul Plagiarized

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has plagiarized parts of his speeches on multiple occasions, recent reports have shown. Now, Salon has found two other insta...

Rand Paul's Signal: I'm No Effete Intellectual Property Wuss

Susan D. Blum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Susan D. Blum

What is especially noteworthy in this week's case, after a series of reports of Paul's using others' work as his own, is his response: "I will now footnote everything, just like in college."


Posted 01.08.2014 | Comedy

Rand Paul has had a tough last few weeks as he's addressed charges of plagiarism, seemingly against his better nature. And Jon Stewart was not about t...

Rand Paul Guilty Of MORE Plagiarism?!

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The plagiarism charges against Sen. Rand Paul continued to pour in Thursday, as BuzzFeed uncovered evidence that more sections of the Ke...

Dewey Beats Truman and Obama Blogs for Sexual Perverts

Lester & Charlie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

There are new revelations in the evolving Rand Paul plagiarism scandal! As it turns out, not only has the senator repeatedly lifted material verbatim from newspaper columns, magazines, books and even Wikipedia -- now he's trying to steal the plot of Les Miserables.

Rand Paul's Column Finds New Home

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul's weekly column, axed from The Washington Times this week after plagiarism allegations, has already found a new outlet. The conserv...

Exclusive: Rand Paul Responds to Accusations of Plagiarism With Impassioned Speech

Chez Pazienza | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Chez Pazienza

Last night in Lexington, Kentucky, Rand Paul addressed a crowd of supporters and spoke forcefully about the accusations of plagiarism being leveled at him. Here is the full text of his speech.

Rand Paul On Plagiarism Claims: 'It Annoys The Hell Out Of Me'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul lashed out at the media Wednesday for its coverage of the plagiarism allegations that have rocked the Kentucky Republican...

The Washington Times Ends Rand Paul's Column

Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

The Washington Times put an end to Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) weekly column on Tuesday following a number of plagiarism charges against his written and ...

'Leave Me The Hell Alone'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) gave an interview to The New York Times to announce that he was "restructuring" his office -- but not firing anyone -- after pl...

Rand Paul May Have Plagiarized... Again

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was busted in what may have been another incident of plagiarism on Monday. As first reported by BuzzFeed, there are unmistak...

Paul Responds To Plagiarism 'Insult': 'If Dueling Were Legal In Kentucky..'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) fired back Sunday against accusations that he plagiarized portions of his speeches from Wikipedia articles, musing "if dueling ...

Rand Paul Apparently Still Doesn't Understand The Definition Of Plagiarism

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) continued to deny reports on Thursday that he'd stolen substantial sections from the Wikipedia entries of two movies and used t...

WATCH: Rachel Maddow's Battle With Rand Paul Continues

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.31.2013 | Media

Rachel Maddow reported on Monday that Senator Rand Paul may have plagiarized a recent speech where several lines about the movie Gattaca appeared to b...

Rand Paul Addresses Plagiarism Claims

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) addressed claims that he plagiarized a speech from Wikipedia in an interview with Fusion. On Monday, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow p...

Did Rand Paul Plagiarize A Speech From Wikipedia?

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

Did Rand Paul plagiarize his speech from Wikipedia? It sure seems that way, as Rachel Maddow pointed out on Monday. In a speech given in support of...