In what may have been his most significant foreign policy speech to date, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Thursday positioned his Reaganesque foreign policy views between the hawkish Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) and what he described as the dovish Sen. Show More Summary
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The 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference is being held from March 6th-8th in Washington D.C. THis year's speakers include Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY) and many other conservative lawmakers. Sarah Palin will close out the event with a speech on Saturday at 6pm ET.
Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, widely seen as someone who’ll mount a strong campaign for the 2016 GOP Presidential nomination, has once again argued that the Republican Party needs to be a bigger tent — and that it needs debate to evolve: Sen. Rand Paul delivered a fervent plea Wednesday to expand the Republican Party [...]
Washington (CNN) - Sen. Rand Paul delivered a fervent plea Wednesday to expand the Republican Party and make the GOP more compassionate toward those "who aren't treated fairly by the criminal justice system," noting African-Americans and Hispanics in particular. Show More Summary
Gonna take the show on the road. No prizes for deciphering what Rand Paul means by "clarifying" current law. Paul is reportedly asking Kentucky lawmakers to file a bill clarifying a state law that prevents candidates from holding orShow More Summary
Russia's Putin has invaded his neighbor’s sovereign territory. He must and will face serious repercussions for doing so, and the international community must make the price severe. Unless we are willing to go to war for Ukraine—and I...Show More Summary
For reasons that only the gods can divine, some people insist on thinking that Sen. Rand Paul’s libertarianism is a good thing for the LGBT community. In part, that’s because of Paul’s stated opposition to a national law banning marriage equality, which he warned conservatives would be a losing battle. In part, it’s also because Paul […]
Both the GOP & Dem establishment hates him, and that’s good enough for me.http://t.co/YA0mRBYunZ #tcot #StandWithRand pic.twitter.com/3jLdXMDtKq — Garrett Humbertson (@G_Humbertson) February 26, 2014 Cillizza thinks it’s Rand Paul because...Show More Summary
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul released a statement following U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II’s ruling that Kentucky must recognize legal same-sex marriage from outside the state. Said Paul: "I believe in the historic and religious definition of marriage. I...
There was something oddly familiar in Senator Rand Paul’s recent lament about the state of his party. As he put it to an empathetic Glenn Beck, “I think Republicans will not win again in my lifetime for the Presidency unless they become a new G.O.P., a new Republican Party. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – A top Kentucky legislative leader allied with GOP Sen. Rand Paul is pushing for changes to that state's law that would allow the libertarian leaning lawmaker to simultaneously seek both the presidency and re-election to his Senate seat in 2016. Kentucky's Republican state Senate Majority Leader, Damon Thayer, may file legislation by […]
The conventional wisdom is that the GOP is evenly split between internationalists like Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and isolationists like Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) The sides were never as even as the media might have suggested, but in the wake of recent events, these “GOP divided” cliches need a rest. The reason is simple: President Obama. […]
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has said hat he will not appeal a recent order issued by U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II directing Kentucky to recognize out of state same-sex marriages. The order made official Heyburn’s previous Feb. Show More Summary
(CNN) - Hillary Clinton tops Chris Christie, Rand Paul and Paul Ryan in hypothetical showdowns in three states, according to new multi-state survey. And a majority of voters questioned the polls by Roanoke College in Virginia, Rutgers-Eagleton in New Jersey and Siena College in New York state, say they have a favorable view of the […]
Conservative critics say Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) wants to make it tougher for Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and other Tea Party favorites to win the 2016 Iowa caucuses.
Attorney General Eric Holder and Republicans are finding rare common ground on putting an end to mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenders. The New York Times reports that Holder has met with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who...Show More Summary
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul wants to be able to run for both president and senator in 2016, but that would require a change in Kentucky law. “Yes, I am working on clarifying an ambiguous state law that Rand Paul believes is unconstitutional if it is interpreted to bar running for re-election to the Senate and […]