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Rand Paul Senate Election

The Rise Of Rand Paul & How Tea Party-Backed Candidates Could Face Rocky Road On Capitol Hill

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — As Rand Paul lumbers toward an expected win in Kentucky's often nasty Senate race, he embodies the promise and peril of a ...

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WATCH: Kentucky's Rand Paul And Jack Conway Face Off In Fox News Sunday Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Senate candidates Jack Conway and Rand Paul faced off in a debate on this week's edition of "Fox News Sunday," with host Chris Wallace challe...

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...

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...

Jeb Bush To Appear At Kentucky Fundraiser For Rand Paul

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Tea party favorite Rand Paul is getting help from a well-known Republican later this month, when Jeb Bush will attend a fundra...

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 Campaign Chairman Quits In The Middle Of Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - A key strategist behind Republican Rand Paul's political rise says he is leaving Paul's senatorial campaign to become campaign manager for a te...

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: 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 Likens Economic Decline To Fall Of Roman Empire, Warns Of 'A Day Of Reckoning' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Kentucky Republican Rand Paul took to the podium at a Tea Party rally in his home state Thursday night, the Senate hopeful compared the decline o...

Rand Paul Campaign: Kentucky Senate Candidate's Internet Fundraising Off To Slow Start

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - The political outsider who largely financed his U.S. Senate primary race with Internet donations received a more lukewarm response Monday in hi...

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'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: 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...