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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., wait for an event in the East Room of the White House on July 23, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Patriot Act Renewal Divides GOP Establishment From Libertarian Conservatives

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill on Tuesday to renew several controversial surveillance programs under the Patriot Act, setting up a battle between libertarian-leaning Republicans and their hawkish GOP establishment colleagues.

04/24/2015

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Presidential Candidate’s Son Cited For DUI Following Kentucky Car Crash

A son of Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has been cited for driving under the influence of alcohol in Kentucky.

04/22/2015

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Schieffer To Rand Paul: ‘If I Didn’t Know Better, I Would Think You Might Be A Democrat’

Outgoing “Face the Nation” host Bob Schieffer challenged Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Rand Paul, on the “partisan politics” in the GOP and mused on him potentially being a Democratic candidate.

04/13/2015

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Paul On GOP Neocons, Krauthammer: Sometimes They’re ‘Just Wrong’

Asked about being more aggressive on “radical Islam” and using “boots on the ground” strategies, Paul said “they need to be Arab boots on the ground. Ultimately, civilized Islam is going to rise up and be part of this.”

04/09/2015

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Sen. Rand Paul Won’t Spell Out Abortion Ban Exceptions

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a newly declared Republican presidential candidate, is dodging a central question about abortion: What exceptions, if any, should be made if the procedure were to be banned?

04/08/2015

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Rand Paul Prepares Presidential Plans

The Kentucky Senator will announce he is seeking the Republican presidential nomination for 2016.

04/06/2015

Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., speaks during a press conference with Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., to announce a new medical marijuana bill at the U.S. Capitol on March 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rand Paul Joins Forces With Dems To Remove Federal Prohibitions On Medical Marijuana

Two Democratic senators and a possible Republican presidential candidate joined forces Tuesday to push a bill to remove federal prohibitions on medical marijuana in 23 states where it’s already legal.

03/11/2015

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Rand Paul: ‘I Don’t Think Convenience Should Trump National Security’

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., also took a shot at Hillary Clinton over her deleted emails.

03/11/2015

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Likely Candidates Ride Bumpy Learning Curve For 2016 Race

If you’re an aspiring presidential candidate, says professional crisis manager Eric Dezenhall, right now is “a great time to take a pratfall because it’s so far away from anything major.”

02/14/2015

Rand Paul Speaking

Rand Paul: I Blame Hillary Clinton For Rise Of ISIS

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is blaming former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Middle East.

02/12/2015

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