Former Texas congressman Ron Paul criticized the wide-scale effort by law enforcement to capture the Tsarnaev brothers following the Boston Marathon bombing. “I mean, we had martial law out there,” Paul said on Fox Business Network’s Cavuto earlier this week. Show More Summary
For the Daily Beast, Jamie Kirchick dives into Ron Paul’s new foreign-policy think thank, the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. He finds it’s populated by an assortment of conspiracy theorists and apologists for authoritarianism,...Show More Summary
Senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, issued a statement tonight to clarify his position on drones. Earlier in the day, his comments, in an interview with Fox Business Network, landed him in hot water: Ron Paul’s vibrant fan base is in open rebellion today over Rand Paul’s reversal on domestic drone strikes. Show More Summary
Former Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has announced plans for a K–12 curriculum for home-school students that will offer them “an education in liberty like no other.” The first phase set to launch in...Show More Summary
Former Texas representative Ron Paul is qualifying his contention that the murder of former Navy SEAL and ace sniper Chris Kyle demonstrates that “He who lives by the sword dies by the sword.” Paul has taken to both Twitter and Facebook to respond to the outrage elicited by his commentary. Show More Summary
Former Texas representative Ron Paul responded on Twitter earlier today to the murder of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle at the hands of another Iraq War veteran, Eddie Routh. Paul shared this deep thought: “Chris Kyle’s death seems to confirm that ‘he who lives by the sword dies by the sword,’” Paul wrote. Show More Summary
Quelle surprise! Ron Paul has joined in with the secession talk. Yesterday, he wrote on his House website: Secession is a deeply American principle. This country was born through secession. Some felt it was treasonous to secede from England, but those ‘traitors’ became our country’s greatest patriots. Keep reading this post...
Tampa, Fla. — Earlier today, I spent a couple hours at the Sun Dome. Thousands of Ron Paul supporters attended the rally, including a few activists from my flight.
Tampa, Fla. — Greetings from the Sun Dome at the University of South Florida. Ron Paul will hold a rally here in a couple hours. His son, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, will speak, and John Popper of Blues Traveler will play a couple tunes. Keep reading this post...
Ron Paul still intends to go to Tampa — and haul as many delegates with him as possible — but he will no longer actively campaign in the remaining primary states. “Our campaign will continue to work in the state convention process.We...Show More Summary
Rasmussen daily presidential tracking has Romney 49 percent, Obama 45 percent. Good news for the president: Rasmussen has him beating Ron Paul 44 percent to 43 percent.
Bloomberg TV just hosted a short debate between Ron Paul and Paul Krugman. As expected, the debate focused on economic minutiae, especially monetary policy. Krugman was dismissive of Paul’s views on monetary policy, arguing that government...Show More Summary
Bret Hatch, identified in the news as a “28-year-old Ron Paul supporter from Green Bay” (a description that to my mind equals “president of the Phish fan club” for its suggestion of intellectual seriousness), asked Mitt Romney whether his being a Mormon means that he is opposed to interracial marriage. Show More Summary
Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, and Rick Santorum have agreed to a debate in May sponsored by the Texas Republican party. “Both my staff and myself have reached out to the campaign of Governor Mitt Romney and have been told that they are considering attending the debate,” state-party chairman Steve Munisteri says in a press release. Show More Summary
NRO has received the Republican National Committee’s latest official delegate count. According to this tally, Mitt Romney has 478 delegates, Rick Santorum has 182, Newt Gingrich has 133, and Ron Paul has 26. Meanwhile, 322 delegates are unbound.
From Democratic firm Public Policy Polling: Mitt Romney is headed for a blowout victory in Illinois on Tuesday. He leads with 45% to 30% for Rick Santorum, 12% for Newt Gingrich, and 10% for Ron Paul. Keep reading this post...
The Journal reports: With 95% of precincts reporting, Mr. Santorum had 51% of the votes—more than the combined totals of Mr. Romney (21%), Mr. Gingrich (14%) and Ron Paul (13%), figures from the Associated Press showed.... Keep reading this post...
National Review Online has received the Republican National Committee’s latest official delegate count. According to the count, Mitt Romney has 339 delegates, Newt Gingrich has 107, Rick Santorum has 95, and Ron Paul has 22. Meanwhile, 42 superdelegates remain free to vote as they choose, and 258 delegates are unbound.
Mitt Romney appears to be on track to handily win Massachusetts and Vermont, the two Super Tuesday contests in his New England stronghold. He is also projected to win Virginia, where only he and Ron Paul appear on the ballot. Meanwhile, CBS News is projecting Newt Gingrich to win his native Georgia. Show More Summary
CNN has called the Washington State caucuses for Mitt Romney. With 54.4 percent of precincts reporting, Romney led with 38.1 percent of the vote to Ron Paul’s 24.2 percent, Rick Santorum’s 23.6 percent, and Newt Gingrich’s 11.2 perc...