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Rand Paul Won't Publicly Say Why He Supports Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Though Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has endorsed his fellow senator from the Bluegrass State, he didn't seem comfortable enough at a community forum to expl...

In This State, It's Already About President Paul

Politico | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

Damon Thayer, a Republican state senator, rose on the Kentucky Senate floor Tuesday to respond to the critical speech a Democrat had just given about ...

Bill That Would Let Rand Paul Run For Both Senate And President Advances In Kentucky

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Less than a week after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned his second consecutive CPAC straw poll victory, Kentucky lawmakers took a step toward clearing up...

Rand Paul Hits Ted Cruz Over Foreign Policy, Ronald Reagan Comparison

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) penned an editorial for Breitbart News on Monday, in which he implicitly critiqued Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for attempting to ta...

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...

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: 'Damned If We Do, Damned If We Don't'

The Huffington Post | Farah Mohamed | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Though he thinks the project has been wasteful and inefficient, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Monday that he did not object to a provision in the gov...

Paul: Obama 'Irresponsible' To Suggest U.S. May Default

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Sunday that President Barack Obama is "irresponsible" for suggesting the U.S. may default on its debts. "It's irrespon...

Paul Rails Against 'Goons' Keeping Vets Out Of WWII Memorial

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused President Barack Obama's administration of sending "goons" to block veterans from visiting the World War II Memorial in...

Rand Paul Backs Restoring Felons' Voting Rights

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) supports restoring voting rights for convicted felons who have completed their sentences, the Courier-Journal reported Monday. ...

Rand Paul Might Want Alternative Detroit Bailout

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he has begun talks with his legislative staff about drafting a conservative alternative to a possible federal bail...

Controversial Rand Paul Aide Resigns

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

An aide to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) whose past remarks on the Confederacy and Abraham Lincoln stirred controversy earlier this month has resigned. In...

McConnell, Paul Forge Mutually Beneficial Alliance

AP | ROGER ALFORD | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- To cover his political flank, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has forged an alliance with tea party darling Rand Paul, pick...

Rand Paul: Democracy 'Gave Us Jim Crow'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

While speaking to students and professors at a historically black college in April, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he isn't a "firm believer in democracy...

Despite 'Wacko Bird' Roots, Paul Emerges As Serious Contender

The New Republic | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

It was the first time in recent memory that the Iowa GOP Lincoln Day Dinner sold out nearly two weeks in advance, and it was on the strength of its he...

Paul Faces Intense Scrutiny As 2016 Speculation Swirls

The Hill | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) rapid ascent to prominence has not been entirely smooth, and Republicans and supporters alike warn that he’ll have to impro...

DSCC Plays Up March Madness In Ad Campaign Against Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee started its 2014 campaign season with an attack on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) this we...

Rand Paul Responds To Critics

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) responded on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" Thursday to critics of his stance on the Obama administration's drone program. H...

Rand Paul Gets An Unexpected Ally

The Daily Beast | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Bipartisanship is dead? Don’t tell that to ardent liberal Ron Wyden and hardcore conservative Rand Paul, who have teamed up to bedevil the Obama adm...

Rand Paul Is Doing His Share

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is doing his part to give back to the government, one oversized check at a time. Paul, a member of the Tea Party, wrote a $...

Rand Paul Tests Political Waters

Roll Call | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Fresh off the national campaign trail, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is testing the influence of his unique political brand with a series of Congressional en...

Rand Paul: Stop 'Groping Toddlers And Grandmothers'

Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) continued to rage against the Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday, encouraging supporters to join a campaign to g...

Rand Paul and Ed Rendell on the Final Four, Footwear, and the Government Shutdown

Liz Glover | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
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Rand Paul: 'Weapons Don't Kill People,' Individuals Do (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) weighed in on Saturday's tragic Tucson, Ariz. shooting over the weekend, saying that the actions of alleged shooter Jared Le...

Rand Paul: I'm A 'Fan' Of Divided Government

CBS News | Christine Delargy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with "Washington Unplugged," this Republican from Kentucky says he looks forward to working with a House controlled by his party and a...