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Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., is touting several foreign policy issues as he now says he is “very strongly” looking at a run for president in 2016.    (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Paul Touts ‘Reasonable’ Foreign Policy, ‘Very Strongly’ Considering 2016

Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., is touting several foreign policy issues as he now says he is “very strongly” looking at a run for president in 2016.

01/08/2015

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Tea Party-Backed Effort Fails To Unseat Boehner As Speaker

Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.

01/06/2015

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Rand Paul Says Conservatives Need A Bold Message

Potential presidential contender Rand Paul says conservatives need a bold message to “hit those who haven’t been listening” and to keep their political movement growing.

04/12/2014

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Poll: Jeb Bush Favorite Among Republicans To Run For President

Republicans would like to see another Bush run for the White House.

02/26/2014

File photo of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Paul Sets Citation Rules Amid Plagiarism Claims

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is instituting new approval and citation rules for his staffers and researchers in the face of accusations that he plagiarized material from several sources for speeches, a newspaper column and his book.

11/06/2013

A bipartisan group of senators are unveiling legislation that would end the National Security Agency's collection of millions of Americans' phone records.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Push To End NSA Phone Surveillance

A bipartisan group of senators are unveiling legislation that would end the National Security Agency’s collection of millions of Americans’ phone records.

09/25/2013

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz conceded that his rallying push to defund “Obamacare” by shutting down the federal government still lacks the votes necessary for success in Congress. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Splits Possible 2016 GOP Contenders

A clear divide over President Barack Obama’s health care law separates the emerging field of potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates.

09/21/2013

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Congress Looks To Relax Mandatory Prison Terms

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing this week on minimum sentences. The committee is considering two bills, each sponsored by a liberal Democrat and a tea party Republican, which would allow judges to waive mandatory minimum sentences in many circumstances, particularly for some drug crimes. Wednesday’s hearing is the first step in legislation that advocates and lawmakers in both parties say stands a chance of winning enactment by the end of the year.

09/17/2013

File photo of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator Targets Military Law Over Sexual Assault

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who helped force the military to allow gays in its ranks, is determined to upend laws governing how the armed services handle an epidemic of sexual assaults.

07/29/2013

A new poll finds that Wisconsin representative and 2012 vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is the most popular politician among Republicans. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Gallup: Christie More Favorable Among Dems Than GOP Voters

A new poll finds that Wisconsin representative and 2012 vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is the most popular politician among Republicans.

06/18/2013

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