On Wednesday’s “On the Record” on the Fox News Channel, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) excoriated President Barack Obama for his reported “end-around” of Congress to enact climate change policy. Paul said the act would exceed just an abuse power, but would amount to constitutional crisis. Show More Summary
Elise Stefanik, mid-escape. Scott Brown hides in bathrooms. Paul Ryan plays dumb. But Rand Paul perfected the escape strategy when it comes to refusing to answer tough questions. That's the route former Bush administration staffer and...Show More Summary
The guilty plea of an Iowa state senator could implicate campaign staffers linked to Rand Paul through his father Ron Paul.
Early polls aren’t predictive of a presidential primary but they do reflect current movement up or down of candidates in relation to the competitors in the field. According to a USA Today/Suffolk poll, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — perhaps due to an atrocious recent visit to the state or to his fringe national security views […]
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) certainly has a knack for boldness. On Sunday's Meet the Press, he dubbed U.S. military engagement in Libya “Hillary’s war” and stated the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) is not a result of President Obama's inaction in the Middle East but the unintended consequence of the U.S. Show More Summary
Gary Johnson, the two-term governor of New Mexico, one-time Libertarian presidential candidate, and founder of he Our America Initiative libertarian advocacy organization, took o Reddit last night for a session of Ask Me Anything (AMA). AMA is a sort of crowd-sourced interview in which the best inquiries get voted to the top. Show More Summary
He scares some Republicans too... "@TheFix: Rand Paul says he scares Democrats. Should he? http://t.co/... — @ananavarro One of the dumbest themes from the press in years is this idea that Obama plays too much golf. Presidents never have a day off, but maybe the press should take one themselves. Kevin Drum: And foreign policy is hard—especially now. Show More Summary
Your freedom, you see, to exclude people of a race you do not like from a public accommodation--a hotel, a restaurant, a bus service, a retail store--is more freedom than their freedom to spend their money to participate in our societal division of labor just like most people. Show More Summary
NBC News has many more serious problems than transitioning to a new host for “Meet the Press.” It has quite simply ceased to be a serious news organization. Consider its segment on Sunday covering Sen. Rand Paul’s publicity trip to Guatemala. The Kentucky Republican had in tow a phalanx of media people, his longtime political […]
With Rand Paul and the "Libertarian Moment" allegedly arriving, a reminder of who really identifies as libertarian
At the height of the Iraq crisis, as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) surrounded a mountain where Iraqi Christians and other minorities had taken refuge, one loud voice on the American public...
Paul Ryan wasn't running away from the DREAMers that attempted to confront him about his stance on DACA at a book signing this Saturday in Florida -- as we saw Rand Paul do earlier this month in Iowa -- but he didn't have to. He just...Show More Summary
I think it's safe to say that if U.S. neighborhoods were living under siege, folks like Rand Paul wouldn't take it
By Michael J.W. Stickings Rand Paul, riding a wave of egomaniacal hubris given his current position at or near the top of national Republican politics, thinks that Democrats are scared of him: "I think the American public is coming more...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was on Meet the Press yesterday, including the above segment about his recent charity trip to Guatemala, where he's been doing free eye operations since 1996. The clip above spends too much of its time debating...Show More Summary
The Kentucky senator does the libertarian/Tea Party flip-flop time and again on immigration. He stands for nothing
It's just a matter of time. There will be a backlash against Rand Paul's efforts at minority outreach, spearheaded by Republicans who see this as an opening to the Kentucky senator's right in the 2016 presidential primaries, especially in the wake of the crisis in Ferguson. Show More Summary
DEMOCRATIC OPERATIVES WITH BYLINES: “Meet the Press” covered Rand Paul’s pro bono eye surgery in Guatemala and larded it with impugnment of his motives. Obama golfs and they defend him; Paul fixes poor third-worlders and the impugn him. That’s who they are, that’s what they do.
SEN. RAND PAUL called Hillary Clinton a “war hawk” and charged Americans won’t want to elect her president out of fear she’ll get the country into another war in the Middle East.
"Meet the Press"'s Chris Janning accompanied the ophthamalogist senator and got plenty of access, but she took so many shots at him behind his back that it was ludicrous:CHRIS JANSING: And now to a Meet the Press exclusive: A journey to Guatemala with Kentucky Senator -- and Doctor -- Rand Paul. Show More Summary