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Senator Rand Paul

Rand Paul Thinks Taxes Are Partly To Blame For Eric Garner's Death

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) thinks the death of Eric Garner is symbolic of a much larger problem in American society: politicians levying taxes on things l...

Rand Paul A Year Ago vs. Rand Paul Now

Mother Jones | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

On the Sunday morning television shows this past weekend—against the backdrop of an Iraq in flames—former Vice President Dick Cheney and Sen. Rand...

Rand Paul To Campaign For Tea Party Senate Candidate Just Before GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will head to North Carolina next week in a last-ditch effort to boost a candidate favored by the tea party over the pick of the...

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...

Promise Zones, Economic Freedom Zones and a Kid from Harlem

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.14.2014 | Education
Dorian de Wind

There was a period of time in my life where I was goofing off. I was raised by a single mom. I didn't know my dad. The only difference between me a...

Rand Paul Celebrates Festivus By Airing His Grievances On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) aired his grievances with Congress, the Federal Reserve and the state of bipartisanship in the Senate in a string of Festivus-i...

Rand Paul's GOP Is the Same Old Party

Lon Johnson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Detroit
Lon Johnson

Republicans are looking at changing demographics around the country, and they don't like what they see. Forced to confront this new reality, they must choose between changing their policies, or changing the rules whenever they can.

Open Letter to Rand Paul: 'I Am a Writer'

BJ Gallagher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
BJ Gallagher

Your attempt to parse the copyright laws to assert that speeches are in a different category than written pieces is just nonsense. Your defensive denials of wrong-doing are fooling no one.

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...

Senator Rand Paul's Quixotic Quest

Edward Flattau | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will never be president of the United States, and his performance at a recent congressional hearing demonstrates why. Paul ass...

China and Syria

Donald Gross | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Donald Gross

One of the most significant aspects of the case China makes against a military strike on Syria is its consistency with positions taken by leading American opponents of an attack.

How Arming Syrian Rebels Will Backfire (See Libya, Afghanistan)

Michael Shank | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Michael Shank

Arming the enemies of our enemies hasn't made the U.S. more friends; it has made the U.S. more enemies. That is why only a diplomatic solution can stop the bloodshed.

Rand Paul Tells 'Kind Of Mean' Joke About Police

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took aim at the U.S. Capitol Police Thursday night, joking that those who previously guarded Senate entrances now blocked due t...

Three Reasons Why Harry Reid Should 'Go Nuclear'

Bill Bartmann | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Bill Bartmann

Senator Harry Reid has hinted that he might in the next few days use the nuclear option to secure the confirmation of Richard Cordray as Director of the CFPB.

Gun Control: A Case Study in How Money Has Changed Our Political System

Walker Bragman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

In spite of what the National Rifle Association says, the majority of Americans favor tighter gun control legislation. The hold-up in the Senate represents a failure of our democratic process.

Obama And Rand Paul Have Something In Common

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and President Barack Obama have something in common. Paul appeared on Fox News Thursday to take a stand against gun legislat...

Rand Paul's GOP

Walker Bragman | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

No matter what happens, Senator Paul represents a redefining of America's conservative party, and regardless of how electable he is now, his posturing should send a clear message to Democrats.

On Immigration, Rand Paul Emphasizes Hard Work, Not Welfare

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) -- who has increasingly tried to separate himself from the “GOP of old” -- was once again at odds with members of his own p...

Rand Paul Is On The Rise

Salon | STEVE KORNACKI | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

When Rand Paul was announced as the winner of the Republican presidential straw poll at CPAC over the weekend, there was no chorus of boos from the as...

Notable Moments In Filibuster History

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) began his 13-hour filibuster Wednesday by saying "I will speak until I can no longer speak." But his marathon Senate floor spee...

Rand Paul Clearly Doesn't Run His Twitter Account

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.07.2013 | Technology

Senator Rand Paul spent what seemed like all of Wednesday speaking on the Senate floor in order to filibuster the nomination of John Brennan as CIA di...

Senators Must Not Let John Brennan Dodge Serious Legal Questions

Coleen Rowley | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Senator Rand Paul is not the only one with serious questions about the nomination of John Brennan for CIA Director! Many people are rightly concerned ...

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 $...

The Only Senator Against The Oil Pipeline Safety Bill

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A senator who opposes federal regulation on philosophical grounds is single-handedly blocking legislation that would strengthen safety r...

How About a Paul-Paul Ticket for 2012?

Robert Guttman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

If one were looking for the wave of the future in the Republican Party, it might be found in Rand Paul, the junior senator from Kentucky.