U.S. Senator Rand Paul

Paul Upset With Davis, Bunning Endorsement in Fourth Congressional District

by admin April 24, 2012

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., is contemplating an endorsement in Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District primary race after two high-profiled Republicans made their recommendations public. According to the Associated Press, Paul is itching to give a nod to Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie, who is considered the Tea Party favorite. Paul is reportedly upset that incumbent […]

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Internal Poll Shows Massie Leading Packed Primary

by admin April 24, 2012

Republican congressional candidate Thomas Massie released an internal poll showing him leading the crowded primary race for Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional seat. The poll of approximately 800 likely voters conducted by Wenzel Strategies shows Massie up by 10 points over state Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington, who comes in second. Massie gobbles up 32 percent, Webb-Edgington has 22 […]

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Paul to Obama: End Foreign Aid to Egypt

by admin April 18, 2012

In a strongly worded letter to President Obama, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., urges the administration to reverse the State Department’s decision to release foreign aid to Egypt. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waived congressional restrictions on U.S. assistance to the African country in March after the release of more than a dozen pro-democracy activists. […]

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Senator Paul’s Wife Comments on Working Moms Firestorm

by admin April 13, 2012

The wife of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is weighing in on the controversial remarks made by a Democratic strategist that asserted Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life”, which has sparked a furious debate over the role of state-at-home mothers. Appearing on CNN earlier this week, Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen criticized Republican […]

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Paul Blocks Sanctions Bill Against Iran

by admin March 28, 2012

Demanding Congress make it clear that the U.S. is not declaring war on Iran, Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., successfully blocked an effort to impose tougher sanctions on the foreign country’s financial system. The bill would give President Obama the power to require U.S. firms disclose any relationship to Iranian activities and penalize parent companies whose […]

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Supreme Court Begins Hearing Case Challenging Healthcare Reform

by admin March 26, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear three days of arguments challenging the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law Monday. Justices will hear several different legal arguments against the Affordable Care Act, but their first question will be whether it is too soon for the high court to review the law. The reform has been […]

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Paul: 50-50 Chance That Health Care Law Will Be Overturned

by Rick Howlett March 26, 2012

From Charles Compton, Kentucky Public Radio Even if the U-S Supreme Court overturns elements of the health care overhaul, Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky says the reform effort should continue. Paul, who’s was elected just after Congress passed the law, says the old system didn’t work. “I tell people that my prediction is […]

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Mitt Romney, Ron Paul Deal Could Include Rand Paul VP

by admin March 15, 2012

The rumors that Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney may select U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as his running mate were given more credibility by sources from within Congressman Ron Paul’s campaign who claim a deal is taking shape. Reports about a so-called “non-aggression” pact between Romney and Paul’s father, GOP presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron […]

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Rand Paul VP Rumors Continue But Face Growing Skepticism

by admin March 8, 2012

Despite the ongoing Republican presidential primary, rumors about who GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney might select to be his running mate continue to mention U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as a potential vice presidential candidate. Paul’s father, Congressman Ron Paul, R-Tx., who is also running for president, downplayed the rumors that his son is on Romney’s […]

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Ron Paul: No Federal Relief for Tornado Victims

by admin March 5, 2012

Standing by his libertarian principles, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul reiterated his opposition to the Federal Emergency Management Agency when he said victims of the deadly tornadoes that hit Kentucky should not receive federal aid. Last week, a series of storms across the South and Midwest caused injury, property damage and killed dozens, including small […]

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