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Man Who Threatened to Chop Up Sen. Rand Paul and His Family With an Ax Arrested

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 2, 2018 at 3:00pm 7/2/2018 at 3:00pm
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Monday, Senator Rand Paul told reporters Capitol Hill Police had issued an arrest warrant for the man who threatened to chop up the Senator and his family with an ax. According to several news reports, the man responsible for the threats has been arrested.

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Rand Paul Still a No on Haspel Despite Retracted Torture Report

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8:00pm 3/16/2018 at 8:00pm

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has decided to still oppose CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel as director of the spy agency despite the fact ProPublica retracted a report that claimed she supervised and participated in torture in 2002.

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Trump’s CIA Director Pick Gina Haspel Will Likely Face Questions About Role in Torture

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 5:00pm 3/13/2018 at 5:00pm
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President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this morning and nominated CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take over that role. He also nominated CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel to lead the spy agency.

If confirmed, Haspel will become the first woman CIA director. However, she may face a rocky road...

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Why was Rand Paul the only Senator fighting a budget deal that includes $1T in spending?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 9, 2018 at 7:00am 2/9/2018 at 7:00am

On Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul succeeded in blocking a vote on the so-called Budget Deal (which we discussed thusly Wednesday). In so doing, the federal government shut down at 12:01 AM.

An hour and a half later, the Senate invoked cloture, voted on the huge spending deal reached by both parties Wednesday...

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Neighbor To Plead Guilty to Criminal Charge In Attack On Sen. Rand Paul

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/20/2018 at 4:00pm

Back in November, Kemberlee reported on Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) being attacked so severely by his neighbor that Paul suffered broken ribs.

The neighbor, Rene A. Boucher, has been charged with—and intends to plead guilty to—assaulting a member of Congress resulting in personal injury.  While the charge carries a maximum sentence of...

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Rand Paul Returns to D.C., Talks About Attack That Left Him With Broken Ribs

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 11:30am 11/14/2017 at 11:30am

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) returned to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after his neighbor allegedly attacked him and broke his ribs and punctured his lungs. He spoke with The Washington Examiner upon his return and opened up about the attack:

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Sen. Rand Paul Assaulted by Next-door Neighbor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 11:30am 11/5/2017 at 11:30am

Kentucky’s junior senator Rand Paul was assaulted outside of his own Bowling Green home Friday afternoon.

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Tax Plan Already Receiving Pushback From GOP Lawmakers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 10:00am 10/3/2017 at 10:00am
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Last week, President Donald Trump’s administration and the GOP in Congress released a framework for possible tax reform. The details are vague, noting that more will happen once tax reform switches to committees.

However, two GOP senators have already voiced doubt over the framework: Kentucky Republican Rand Paul and Tennessee Republican Bob...

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Changes to Graham-Cassidy Obamacare Repeal Bill Include Boosts for Opposing Senators

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/25/2017 at 1:00pm
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Sens. Billy Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) hope to pass their Obamacare “repeal and replace” bill by the end of the month, but have encountered opposition from a few in their own party. Sens. John McCain (AZ) and Rand Paul (KY) have already said no while Sens. Susan Collins (ME)...

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Senate Votes to Table Rand Paul’s War Vote Amendment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/13/2017 at 1:00pm

The U.S. Senate has voted to table Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) amendment to repeal the 2001 and 2002 war authorizations that have allowed the U.S. military “to fight terrorism across the globe” in everlasting wars.

Paul wanted Congress to “reassert its authority to declare war from the Executive Branch.” Paul and others,...

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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.

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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

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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:

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