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Will Rand Paul’s Position on NSA Hurt His Chances?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 7:00am 5/26/2015 at 7:00am

Rand Paul inhabits a unique position in the Republican Party. While he’s conservative on some issues, his Libertarian views on others put him at odds with the establishment.

His recent filibuster...

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Rand Paul on the right to life

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 15, 2015 at 5:00pm 5/15/2015 at 5:00pm

Sen. Paul made headlines a few weeks ago when he lobbed the abortion gotcha questions back into the Democrat’s court.

This week, Paul released a video detailing his pro-life stance. On Facebook, Sen. Paul’s official campaign account included the following statement:

I strongly believe in the sanctity of life and that an...

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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

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

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

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

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

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:

Rand Paul clashes with Savannah...

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/09/03/rand-paul-isis-has-without-question-declared-war-against-us
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:30pm 9/19/2014 at 7:30pm
http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/09/03/rand-paul-isis-has-without-question-declared-war-against-us

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?

http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/09/03/rand-paul-isis-has-without-question-declared-war-against-us
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 5, 2014 at 10:15am 9/5/2014 at 10:15am
http://foxnewsinsider.com/2014/09/03/rand-paul-isis-has-without-question-declared-war-against-us

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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