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Rand Paul Not Sure NSA Leaker Can Get A Fair Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In one 35-minute interview this week, there were two Rand Pauls: Tea Party Rand, firing his libertarian guns, and rising Republican Rand...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Split On Foreign Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican presidential favorites painted starkly different visions on Thursday of American foreign policy, offering the first glimp...

Why Young Voters May Still Flock To Tea Party

Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

Republicans and Democrats are competing to claim the next generation of voters, a tricky pursuit for the GOP while young people may be turned off by t...

Tea Partiers Attack Their Seniors On Budget

The Daily Beast | Patricia Murphy | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

For the last 200 years, the United States Senate had been an institution governed by precedent, a mannerly chamber where members addressed each other ...

Paul Endorses McConnell, Deals Blow To Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) endorsed the reelection campaign of fellow Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Wednesday, the Senate minority leader's campaign man...

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 Dismisses Claims Of 'Divisive' GOP Situation

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) dismissed claims on Sunday that his Tea Party response to the State of the Union will divide Republicans. With Sen. Marco Ru...

LISTEN: Rand Paul Goes After GOP Leadership For 'Purging' Conservatives

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Add Rand Paul to the list of conservatives currently furious at the House Republican leadership. Speaking on the Peter Schiff radio show on Thursda...

McConnell Faces Fresh Tea Party Problem

Kentucky Herald-Leader | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

Hundreds of tea party supporters welcomed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell into the movement on Tuesday, appearing alongside junior Senator Rand...

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul Forge Tentative Relationship

McClatchy | Halimah Abdullah | Posted 09.09.2011 | Politics

It was the last few grueling weeks of Kentucky's tough U.S. Senate race and Republican candidate Rand Paul, a doctor from Bowling Green who'd been cat...

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...

Rand Paul Warns Of 'Day Of Fiscal Reckoning'

AP | By GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was hailed in Iowa Saturday as an emerging party player for his government-shrinking, deficit-cutting message ...

Rand Paul Makes Big Splash In Washington

McClatchy | Halimah Abdullah | Posted 05.27.2011 | Politics

The mood was jovial and congratulatory Thursday at the Rotary Club of Louisville as members sang songs of God and country, noshed on lunchtime fare an...

Tea Party Town Hall Brings Out Big Conservative Names

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Orrin Hatch doesn't want to follow his fellow Utah Republican Bob Bennett out of the Senate with the tea party hot on his heel...

Rand Paul In 2012? Senator Would Run For President 'If Nominated' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Freshman Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Friday that it was premature for him to consider running for president, but that he would would be willing to tak...

Rand Paul Compares Tea Party Mission To That Of Abolitionists (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Freshman Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took to the Senate floor Wednesday to deliver a maiden speech that compared the momentous task of 19th century aboliti...

Rand Paul To Write Book About Taking Tea Party To Washington

The Lexington Herald-Leader | Jack Brammer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It won't be available for holiday gifts this year but U.S. Sen.-elect Rand Paul of Bowling Green is writing a book entitled "The Tea Party Goes to Was...

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...

Rand Paul: Tea Party Is 'Co-Opting Washington'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Republican Rand Paul vowed on Sunday to uphold the Tea Party's core principles when he is sworn in as a United States Senator in January. Yet...

Rand Paul Seeks To Bring Tea Party Caucus To Washington

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kentucky Senator-elect Rand Paul signaled his intent on Wednesday to bring a bicameral Tea Party caucus to Capitol Hill when he begins his work in the...

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...

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 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: 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...