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Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Sign Taxpayer Protection Pledge

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 2:30pm 4/25/2015 at 2:30pm
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While I’m not a fan of Grover Norquist, I do appreciate his Americans for Tax Reform’s work each election cycle to get candidates on the record regarding tax increases.  It’s not the be-all-and-end-all, but it does indicate to voters where candidates stand in terms of big government and taxation.  The...

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Rand Paul Flips the Script on Abortion

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:30pm 4/18/2015 at 2:30pm
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Rand Paul has managed to do something no Republican before him has done. In a series of recent comments and media appearances, the Kentucky senator has turned the abortion debate around, calling on Democrats and their media allies to defend their position on late-term abortion.

Paul’s position is summarized perfectly in this...

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GOP presidential hopeful fundraising roundup

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 1:30pm 4/16/2015 at 1:30pm
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Thus far, the GOP presidential field officially includes three of the Senate’s best. We’re still waiting on the Governors to join the party.

It’s still early, but how are the current candidates fairing on the fundraising front?

Ted Cruz

The first to hop in the race, Cruz raised $ 4.3 million in...

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Harry Reid’s obstructionism used against GOP candidates

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7:30pm 4/12/2015 at 7:30pm
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So far, two first-term GOP senators have declared their presidential candidacy (Cruz and Paul), with Rubio set to do so Monday.

On both sides of the aisle, there are a lot of questions and concern as people wonder what these first-termers have accomplished.  This is, of course, a fair question to ask,...

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Liberal Media Narrative: Rand Paul Has a Women Problem

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 8:30am 4/9/2015 at 8:30am
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The Republican “War on Women” isn’t over and if liberals have their way, it never will be.

Newly announced presidential candidate Rand Paul appeared on the Today Show yesterday morning and had the nerve to push back when Savannah Guthrie put words in his mouth.

Nick Gass of Politico:

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5 Ways Rand Paul Will Shake Up the GOP Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 3:40pm 4/7/2015 at 3:40pm
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Rand Paul became the second in a long line of GOP hopefuls to make an official presidential candidacy announcement.

Paul brings a much different dynamic to the Republican Party. One that challenges the status quo and makes many Republicans very nervous (and some very angry). The question of whether Rand Paul can...

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Planned Parenthood goes off the rails during Rand Paul presidential announcement

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 2:00pm 4/7/2015 at 2:00pm
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Kentucky Senator, Rand Paul officially announced his presidential candidacy this afternoon (if you missed his speech, you can watch it here). And that’s when Planned Parenthood’s Twitter account went berserk.

It would appear whomever runs the official Planned Parenthood Twitter account seems to harbor some severe animosity for Sen. Paul:

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WATCH: Rand Paul Presidential Announcement (#StandWithRand)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11:50am 4/7/2015 at 11:50am
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Rand Paul is rolling out his presidential campaign today, starting with a noon (Eastern) event.

If you missed the speech, you can watch it here. Twitter feed at the bottom of the post:

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Rand Paul next to jump in the presidential pool

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 12:00pm 3/31/2015 at 12:00pm
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Senator Rubio is scheduled to announce his presidential bid April 13th, making him the third Senator to join the Republican primary fray.

The second? Sen. Rand Paul.

Waiting until the day after the NCAA basketball championship, Sen. Paul will formally...

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Cruz v. Paul on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00pm 1/26/2015 at 7:00pm
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This weekend, Senators Cruz, Paul, and Rubio squared off about a number of issues at a Freedom Partners event; Iran being the most contentious part of the conversation.

“We’re allowing Iran to continue building centrifuges an enrich uranium. They’ve been negotiating for two years, this is the worst negotiation in the...

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Paul Ryan, Rand Paul React to #SOTU

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:00am 1/21/2015 at 7:00am
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Congressman Paul Ryan appeared on FOX News after the state of the union and spoke to Bret Baier. His reaction? “A liberal speech by a liberal president.”

Senator Rand Paul was on the Megyn Kelly show a little later. His reaction? “I heard about a lot of...

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Rubio is winning the media war

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 3:07pm 12/21/2014 at 3:07pm
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Rand Paul may have drawn first blood in the War on the War on Obama’s Cuba Policy©, but it’s Marco Rubio who is set to finish this thing with his reputation intact.

Today, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appeared on ABC’s This Week and nailed fellow Republican and Senate colleague Rand Paul...

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Alison Lundergan Grimes now fighting Rand Paul

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11:35am 12/18/2014 at 11:35am
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Alison Lundergan Grimes was to be the Wendy Davis of Kentucky.

And you know what? It worked. She was crushed by Mitch McConnell.

Now Grimes is lashing out, trying to prevent Rand Paul from being able to run for both President and Senate on the same ballot.

From ABC11, Grimes pledges legal challenge if...

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Are Rand Paul’s inconsistencies fatal to a presidential bid?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:30pm 9/19/2014 at 7:30pm
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Earlier this week the Democrats released a video contrasting Rand Paul statements against Rand Paul’s previous statements on a handful of issues. The video is a hatchet job and of course some things are taken out of context, but it highlights a major issue that’s been bugging me about Rand Paul.

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Rand Paul: ISIS hawk in isolationist body?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 5, 2014 at 10:15am 9/5/2014 at 10:15am
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Yesterday, we wrote about Senator Paul’s apparent departure from isolationism.  Last night, the Kentucky Senator chatted with Sean Hannity about his foreign policy stance:

“I’ve been trying to say that for...

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Rand Paul, war hawk ?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:30pm 9/3/2014 at 8:30pm
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Advocating for foreign intervention is not something you usually hear from libertarian poster children like Senator Paul. And yet, that seems to be what he’s preaching. From WaPo:

If I were president, I would call a joint session of Congress,” Paul told the AP. “I would lay out the reasoning of why...

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Bipartisan Select Committee for the investigation of Hillary Clinton

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:15pm 5/6/2014 at 7:15pm
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Looks like the Select Committee headed by Trey Gowdy will be Bipartisan!

Politico reports, Benghazi panel to have 7 GOPers, 5 Dems:

The select committee that will probe the attacks in Benghazi will have seven Republicans and five Democrats, according to sources familiar with the GOP leadership’s plans.

A resolution to create the committee will...

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