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What’s in the GOP Senate Health Care Bill?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/22/2017 at 5:30pm

Thursday, Senate Republicans finally unveiled their version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). It’s almost as much of a stinker as its House counterpart.

If you were hoping the GOP would make good on their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, then I have some disappointing news: the latest Republican health...

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Rand Paul Wants a Senate Vote on One Part of the Saudi Arms Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 26, 2017 at 2:00pm 5/26/2017 at 2:00pm

While in Saudi Arabia, President Donald Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with the kingdom. The White House has claimed the deal “includes defense equipment and other support to help the Arab nation and the rest of the Gulf region fight again terrorism and the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran.”

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Rand Paul’s REINS Act Heads to Senate Floor

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 19, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/19/2017 at 1:00pm

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has passed Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, which means it will finally proceed to the Senate floor.

This is a major victory for us who despise too much regulation. From Reason:

Sponsored by Sen. Ran Paul...

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Rand Paul to Teach Class at George Washington University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 7:30am 5/1/2017 at 7:30am

The Senator won’t be teaching politics. In fact, the class sounds rather… interesting.

Red Alert Politics reports:

Rand Paul will teach a class at GWU — and it’s not a politics course

Professor Rand Paul will teach a class next fall at George Washington University.

That is not a proofreading error.

A representative for GW’s Columbian...

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Rand Paul: McCain ‘past his prime,’ may be ‘unhinged’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 9:13am 3/16/2017 at 9:13am

Payback is a . . . Rand Paul. After John McCain, speaking on the Senate floor yesterday, accused Paul of “working for Vladimir Putin,” Paul had a crushing comeback on today’s Morning Joe.

Said Paul of McCain, “he makes a really, really strong case for term limits. I think maybe he’s past...

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McCain Claims Rand Paul ‘is now working for Vladimir Putin’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 5:26pm 3/15/2017 at 5:26pm

What in the actual…

Yes, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) claimed on the Senate floor that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) now works for Russian President Vladimir Putin because Paul voted against allowing Montenegro into NATO:

McCain tried to call up the treaty and warned that anyone blocking it would be helping Russia maintain its influence...

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Rand Paul Denied Access to House Obamacare Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:00am 3/3/2017 at 7:00am

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) wanted to view the House GOP Obamacare replacement bill, but could not gain access to it from a secure room. This did not please the senator, who wants to keep everything transparent:

“If you recall where Obamacare was passed...

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Rand Paul Delivers His Obamacare Replacement Plan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/26/2017 at 3:00pm

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has delivered his plan to replace Obamacare. The GOP wants to repeal the law as soon as possible, but Paul has urged the party to wait until they have a proper replacement plan in place to activate. He also noted that President Donald Trump and House Speaker...

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Rand Paul: Trump Agrees to Repeal, Replace Obamacare at Same Time

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:30pm 1/9/2017 at 7:30pm

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said that President-elect Donald Trump backs his plan to appeal the Affordable Care Act only if the government has a replacement at the same time:

“He called after seeing an interview that I had done [talking about] that we should vote on Obamacare replacement at the same time,”...

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Rand Paul: Hillary Should Have Been Prosecuted

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 12, 2016 at 12:30pm 8/12/2016 at 12:30pm

Senator Rand Paul has said lock her up, but not as a campaign rally chant. He really means it. Paul shares the feeling of many Americans that Hillary Clinton got a free pass for something that would have sent other people to jail.

The New American reports:

Rand Paul Launches Effort to “Hold...

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Rand Paul Suspends His Presidential Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 9:50am 2/3/2016 at 9:50am

After finishing fifth in the Iowa caucus with less than 5% of the vote, Senator Rand Paul has announced that he is suspending his presidential campaign in order to focus on his Senate campaign in Kentucky.

CNN reports:

“It’s been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House,” Paul...

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Rand Paul Wins ‘Worst Political Ad Ever’ Award

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 18, 2016 at 5:50pm 1/18/2016 at 5:50pm

After being relegated to the Republican presidential primary undercard debate last week, presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul decided not to attend. Mind you, debate stage rankings are based on national polling, but whatever.

Childish? Perhaps. But nowhere near as cringe-worthy as this ad released not by an unaffiliated PAC, but by...

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Rand Paul to Spend “Every Waking Hour” Trying to Stop Trump

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/266137-paul-ill-spend-every-waking-hour-trying-to-stop-trump
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 18, 2016 at 7:00am 1/18/2016 at 7:00am
http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/266137-paul-ill-spend-every-waking-hour-trying-to-stop-trump

Despite his and his team’s efforts, Rand Paul’s presidential campaign has simply not taken off.  The global unrest and Islamic terrorist threat work against him in this cycle, and he’s clearly shaken by how little support he has managed to acquire.  In addition to refusing to appear in the undercard debate,...

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Rand Paul and Carly Fiorina fall off the debate main stage

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 11, 2016 at 8:44pm 1/11/2016 at 8:44pm

Fox Business News announced the line up for the January 14, 2016 Republican Debate. This is the last debate before the Iowa caucuses.

Mercifully, we are down to just 7 people on main stage. The Big Names not on stage anymore are Rand Paul and Carly Fiorina.

Jeb is now on the edge, physically...

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Rand Paul Out of the Next Main GOP Debate? (Update – He’s in)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 10:30am 12/12/2015 at 10:30am

According to polling rules set for Republican primary debates, Rand Paul may find himself demoted to the lower tier while Christie comes back to the main stage next Tuesday.

Steven Shepard reports at Politico:

Rand Paul could be booted from main debate stage

Rand Paul, once considered the main contender for the anti-establishment GOP...

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Art Laffer: Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Have Best Tax Plans

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 6:00pm 11/27/2015 at 6:00pm

Art Laffer, famed member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board, has co-authored, with Stephen Moore, an article for Investor’s Business Daily in which they assert that Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have the “best” tax proposals.

They begin with a bit of a warning to those serious about tax reform:

All the...

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McConnell to Rand: Hey, How About Focusing on Your Senate Race?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 6:00pm 10/24/2015 at 6:00pm

Rand Paul’s disappointing poll numbers and fundraising for his presidential campaign are reportedly a cause for c...

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