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Randal Howard "Rand" Paul is the junior United States Senator for Kentucky. He is a member of the Republican Party. A member of the Tea Party movement, he describes himself as a "constitutional conservative" and a libertarian. He is the son of Republican Congressman and former presidential candidate Ron Paul of Texas and had never previously held political office. Paul first received national attention in 2008 when making political speeches on behalf of his father. Rand Paul is the first United States Senator in history to serve alongside a parent in the U.S. House of Representatives.
A graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine, Paul has been a practicing ophthalmologist in Bowling Green, Kentucky, since 1993, and established his own clinic in December 2007. In 1994, he founded Kentucky Taxpayers United, of which he is still the chairman.
In August 2009, Paul officially announced his candidacy for the United States Senate seat being vacated by retiring Senator ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Rand Paul Operation Hits NH
2014-07-08
Rand Paul is expanding the reach of his nascent presidential operation to the Granite State, hiring Rick Santorum's 2012 campaign manager, Mike Biundo, as the chief New England strategist to his political-action committee, RANDPAC. “Mike will be a ...
(National Review Online)
  1. In 2016 move, Rand Paul's PAC hires Biundo, RightOn Strategies
  2. Rand Paul Hires Former Santorum Campaign Manager
  3. Rand Paul hires veteran New Hampshire operative for PAC

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Poll: Hillary Clinton ahead, Rand Paul leads GOP
2014-07-08
Sen. Rand Paul narrowly leads a tight 2016 Republican presidential field, while Hillary Clinton remains comfortably ahead among Democrats, a new poll says. According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday, the Kentucky senator leads the way ...
(Politico)
  1. Hillary Clinton tops Christie, Paul, Bush in new poll
  2. Poll: Hillary Sweeps Dem Primary, Struggles Against GOP Challenger
  3. Clinton leads likely 2016 GOP contenders by 7 to 9 points

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Cory Booker, Rand Paul team up for justice
2014-07-08
Meet the Senate's newest odd couple: Sens. Cory Booker and Rand Paul. The duo of high-profile, first-term senators — one a New Jersey Democrat who came to Capitol Hill on Twitter-fueled national fame, the other a Kentucky Republican mulling a ...
(Politico)
  1. Sens. Cory Booker and Rand Paul Team Up On Nonviolent Offender Rules

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Former McCain chief of staff: If Rand Paul is the 2016 nominee, Republicans ...
2014-07-07
By the way, how soon before we see Team Rand reaching out to McCain to find common ground? They know there's a chance that McCain would cross the aisle if Paul's the nominee and they know that could be damaging in feeding the “Paul's too extreme” ...
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    Rand Paul on Iraq: 'What's going on now, I don't blame on President Obama'
    2014-07-07
    Rand Paul sided with President Obama over some of his more hawkish conservative colleagues, saying the recent surge of violence in Iraq at the hands of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists is not the White House administration's fault. “What ...
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      Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and the new era of conservative policy ideas
      2014-07-07
      The Rand Paul-Mike Lee policy partnership has been the most important Republican collaboration in Washington in recent memory. They have tried subtly — and sometimes not so subtly — to change the Republican brand by applying conservative and ...
      (The Week Magazine)
      1. Rand With Israel
      2. Rand Paul 'evolves' on Israel

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      Rand Paul seeking black votes for GOP
      2014-07-07
      Rand Paul, the Kentucky Republican, speaking last week in Shelbyville at a ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. The likely presidential candidate has made it clear that part of his campaign – and his campaign to save his ...
      (Cincinnati.com)
      1. Rand Paul Says No Other U.S. Lawmaker Has Better Civil Rights Record
      2. Civil rights icon blasts Sen. Rand Paul's outreach to minorities
      3. GOP Strategist: Rand Paul's Foreign Policy Views Have Matured

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      Senator Rand Paul pens over-the-top pander to pro-Israel crowd
      2014-07-04
      For months, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), the libertarian-minded son of former Representative Ron Paul, has sought to burnish his pro-Israel credentials as he paves a path towards the 2016 presidential election. His latest attempt is an over-the-top column ...
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      1. Rand Paul cites murder of three Israeli boys in push to cut off aid to PA

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      MSNBC's Maddow, CNN's King Call Out Rand Paul's Civil Rights Flip-Flop
      2014-07-03
      Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has been making a point this week of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, in the process championing his own efforts to fight racial prejudice and discrimination. But given some statements he ...
      (Mediaite)
      1. 'Unimaginable': Rachel Maddow catches Rand Paul flip-flopping on the Civil ...

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