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Talkin' Politics with Kinky Friedman: We talk to the legendary singer, songwriter, novelist, politician.

Steve Karras | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Steve Karras

"The Kinkster" spoke to us from his ranch in the Texas hill country recently to discuss his enduring music and literary career and his plans to saddle up again and try and unseat the incumbent Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, in the 2014 election.

Amanda Terkel

Ron Paul Delegates Cause Mayhem | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- A divided Republican Party was on full display Tuesday when Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) supporters and other grassroots activists loudly ...

Congressman Ron Paul Honored With the Ron Paul Legacy Award

Ben Droz | Posted 09.25.2012 | DC
Ben Droz

Ron Paul has been defending the Constitution long before there was a tea party. A packed room of young students and activists gathered yesterday to carry on his legacy and fight against the status quo.

Obama Rally Party Crasher

Concord Patch | Tony Schinella | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Before the bus even pulled up to the Statehouse, Charles Pewitt, an independent activist who supported Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul in t...

Elise Foley

Rick Santorum: Ron Paul Supporters Want 'A Platform Fight' | Elise Foley | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said on Sunday his supporters need to fight to keep supporters of Rep. Ron Paul (...

Mitt Romney's Son Booed Off Stage At GOP Convention

Arizona Republic | Rebekah L. Sanders | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics

Supporters of Ron Paul booed the son of presidential hopeful Mitt Romney off the stage Saturday at the Arizona Republican Party convention as he sough...

Ron Paul Wages Surprising Challenge

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Despite his repeated public vows to campaign all the way to the Republican convention in Tampa, Florida, Newt Gingrich bowed to the inevitable on Wedn...

GOP Senators Heckled At Convention

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) faced a tough crowd at the Alaska Republican Party Convention on Friday, where she was heckled onstage by a group inclu...

For Ron Paul's 'Roadies,' No End In Sight

Mother Jones | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics

In late March, one week after the last of the television networks' embedded reporters packed up his gear and left the Ron Paul campaign, Alexis Campes...

Ron Paul Supporters Accused Of Hijacking County Convention

ABC News | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

And as the campaigning continues, there are signs that Paul supporters are willing to make the nominating process messy. They're accused of muddyin...

Ron Paul's Maine Invasion

Bedford Patch | Ryan O'Connor | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

On Jan. 11, the day after New Hampshire's First-in-the-Nation Primary, hundreds of Ron Paul'supporters scoured Granite State roadways for campaign sig...

Not Racist Ron Paul, But Opportunist Ron Paul

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Paul didn't greenlight the racist stuff in the newsletters because he is a racist, or in the purity of literary license. He approved the digs because they were a quick and dirty way to make a fast buck.

In Florida, Diverse Young Republicans Ignited By Ron Paul

Turnstyle | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

By Ike Sriskandarajah Photo Credit: IKE SRISKANDARAJAH/Turnstyle News Young Ron Paul supporters in Florida. Ron Paul's libertarian ideas may be c...

The Perplexing Popularity of Ron Paul

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home
Noah Fitzgerel

Why the big hullabaloo over Ron Paul? According to Harvard's Institute for Politics, Paul is the most popular GOP candidate among my generation. I cannot find such a fact more troubling.

Libertarian Illusions

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Sachs

Ron Paul's libertarianism is beguiling. Like many extreme ideologies, libertarianism gives a single answer to a complicated world. It seems to cut through the fog and get to the heart of solutions; illusions, alas, but powerful ones nonetheless.

What Would Dr. King Think of Ron Paul's "Peace" Platform?

Don Kraus | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics
Don Kraus

But let's be clear: Ron Paul is no Martin Luther King. While Dr. King most likely would have supported Paul's call for bringing troops home from Afghanistan, King's understanding of what peace means is almost the opposite of Paul's.

Why I Don't Support Ron Paul

James Kotecki | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
James Kotecki

I've personally liked and respected Ron Paul ever since I interviewed him in my college dorm room. But I don't support his political movement. It reminds me too much of the evangelical Christianity I once embraced.

The Youthful Magic of Ron Paul

Robert Reich | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

If Republicans -- or Democrats, for that matter -- want to win over much of the nation's young next November, they'd do well to listen carefully to Paul's positions on national defense and civil liberties.

The Fantastical Crackpot Cult of Ron Paul

Bob Cesca | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

People who are devoted to Ron Paul appear to be more interested in the fantastical, fictitious idea of President Ron Paul than the realistic manifestation of President Ron Paul.

Why Are Ron Paul Supporters So Crazy?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) has recently made headlines with his surprising popularity in the GOP presidential primary polls, led by a strong core of supp...

Jon Huntsman's Daughter Responds To 'Vile' Video

Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Abby Huntsman Livingston, daughter of GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, appeared on Fox News Friday to push back against a controversial video,...

Sam Stein

WATCH: Nasty, Jingoistic Video Attacking Huntsman Allegedly Made By Ron Paul Supporters | Sam Stein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- A relatively timid Republican primary -- as personal attack ads go -- took a turn for the vile on Thursday evening when a group of Ro...

Elise Foley

Ron Paul Makes Appeal To Iowa Moderates And Undecided Voters | Elise Foley | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- As Ron Paul falls behind Mitt Romney in the polls, he is attempting to win over moderates and undecided voters, telling them ...

Elise Foley

Paul Or Nothing: Older Voters Come Out For Ron Paul | Elise Foley | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Ron Paul proved he could draw crowds of college students. Now he's going for their grandparents. On an eight-city tour of eas...

The Nightmare of Ron Paul's Iowa Win

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Ron Paul will win the Iowa Caucus whether he actually comes out on top or not. A win for him simply means a solid showing, which he'll make.