The Republican Convention is fifty-one weeks away, but, earlier this week, Politico published its first post-mortem of the campaign season. The subject was Senator Rand Paul, who last fall was hailed by Time as “The Most InterestingShow More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul has made safeguarding civil liberties a cornerstone of his presidential campaign, and he hasn't been afraid to take on his own party in that fight. At the end of May, as key provisions of the USA Patriot Act were set to...Show More Summary
On July 28, Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) criticized Hillary Clinton’s support of Planned Parenthood and called on her to refund any donations she has received from the abortion giant. He said, “Hillary Clinton’s hands are stained by accepting this money. She needs to immediately return every red cent she has received from Planned Parenthood employees.” […]
In his pursuit of the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Rand Paul has made sure to put lots of distance between himself and his father—and Dad appears to be firing back.
So: It looks like the Rand Paul operation has popped a cotter pin (or several, really), and, as is generally the case when these things happen, the nuts spilled out. The man who was once hailed as a maverick party unifier is now regarded as a disappointment, a failure, toast.... More »
Republican Rand Paul reported assets valued between $576,000 and $1.7 million and no liabilities.
What would a presidential candidate interview be without an inevitable final question about Donald Trump? For his final question posed to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Thursday afternoon, CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked how it feels to be polling so much lower than the unlikely frontrunner in every major national poll.
Presidential candidate and US Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) doesn't think his GOP rival Donald Trump's rise in the polls is permanent. In a CNN interview Thursday, Paul dismissed the real-estate magnate's rise as a brief "loss of sanity." "I think this is a temporary sort of loss of sanity. Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is attributing GOP presidential rival Donald Trump’s rise in the polls to a momentary “loss of sanity,” The Hill reports. Said Paul: “I think this is a temporary sort of loss of sanity, but we’re going [...]
Alex Isenstadt, Politico: He was once a serious contender for the White House. Now, his campaign is fighting over what went wrong. Rand Paul, once seen as a top-tier contender, finds his presidential hopes fading fast as he grapples with deep fundraising and organizational problems that have left his campaign badly hobbled. Show More Summary
The 300-odd young libertarians packed into Catholic University's student center were the elect of the elect. They'd scored invites to the Young Americans for Liberty annual conference because -- according to an email pitch to sponsors -- they could be "the future congressmen, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and activists that will restore our republic." And they were not fans […]
Rand Paul is fading …and fast. Jonathan Chait presents a catalog of Rand’s faux pas. Paul, incredibly, turned down a chance to attend a retreat with the Koch Brothers, who are kind of a big deal in the Republican Party. Staff morale is abysmal. The candidate hates fund-raising. …JonathanChait,DailyIntel Well, that could just indicate a [...]Show More Summary
All the signs point to Rand Paul having already lost his bid to be the Republican nominee in 2016. The post Can Rand Paul Still Win? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
I have never been bullish on Rand Paul’s chances for the presidential nomination: It has long seemed to me that his attempts to build on his father’s base were likely to backfire; that he would end up as Ron Paul minus rather than Ron Paul plus. Show More Summary
In the competition between Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) to see who could be a bigger asshole firebrand, Cruz has won. His reward for that achievement is the abandonment of his few allies and a fickle base that has left him for Donald Trump. Show More Summary
This story has been updated. Matthew Pagano might have found the perfect summer job. It helped to have the right resume: Pagano, 27, got his start at Young Americans for Liberty in central Florida. He left that organization, founded by former Texas congressman Ron Paul, to join Paul's presidential campaign. From there he moved from […]
On April 7, Senator Rand Paul declared he is officially running for president in 2016. Since this time, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding his candidacy. In particular, many are pointing to Rand as a champion of liberty. I recently heard a talk in which the speaker was encouraged by Paul and several of his congressional colleagues. Show More Summary
The Senate is going to vote on a “right wing crazy deal” (as [mc_name name='Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)' chamber='senate' mcid='R000146' ] calls it) before the August recess. [mc_name name='Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='P000603' ] supplied the bluster, but [mc_name name='Sen. Show More Summary