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U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) leaves after a caucus meeting at the Capitol.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator Ends Long Floor Speech Blocking CIA Pick

A tea party senator from Kentucky used an old-style filibuster lasting nearly 13 hours to block Senate confirmation of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director.


File photo of Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Warns Obama Against Tax Increases, Spending

Republicans warned Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda would bring more tax increases and escalate deficit spending, vowing that they would guard against Washington-centric policies and help middle-class families rebound from years of tepid economic growth.


File photo of actress Ashley Judd. (credit: Getty Images)

Rand Paul: Judd Doesn’t Represent Kentucky

Sen. Rand Paul says actress and activist Ashley Judd, who is considering a Senate run against Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, doesn’t really represent Kentucky or even live in the state.


Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a leading anti-interventionist within the GOP ranks, was steadfast in his opposition on Tuesday, saying he was unlikely to back even a narrow resolution giving Obama the authority to respond militarily to the Syrian government. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Rand Paul Calls For Gradual Cut In Aid To Israel

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul on Monday called for a gradual reduction of American foreign aid, delivering the message in an unlikely venue — since Israel is among the top recipients of American assistance.


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Rand Paul: I Haven’t ‘Really Thought About’ Vice Presidential Bid

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he hasn’t “really thought about” a possible vice presidential bid this year, but also wouldn’t rule out the possibility.




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