Rand Paul wins piece of straw, elected new king of Paulistan In a stunning development at CPAC that was shocking to everybody except those used to pre-determined inevitabilities, Rand Paul won a piece of straw. Upon receiving the sacred straw, his supporters immediately declared straw as worthless as the dollar. They spun the straw [...]
Earlier this afternoon, I did a HuffPost live appearance. It was called, “Paul Legacy Continues: Rand Paul just won the CPAC straw poll and is being mentioned in the same breath as Rubio & Jeb Bush. Could he lead the GOP to victory with his libertarian ideology?” You can watch it all right here.
With a growing social media fan club and a CPAC straw poll win under his belt, Sen. Rand Paul is sounding a lot like his famous father -- the former presidential candidate and Texas congressman, Ron Paul, whose limited-government philosophy made him a libertarian icon. But on imm …
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) won the CPAC straw poll. The Executive Director of he National Jewish Democratic Council has said that Jews should be worried by the result. Markets have not reacted well to a possible bailout for Cyprus. The European...Show More Summary
The validity of the poll is seriously in doubt as CPAC attendees were encouraged to make up fake user IDs and vote "dozens and dozens" of times in order that "people understand the conservative message and where we want to take this movement in the future." Stop voter fraud now!
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) won one in four (25 percent) of the 2,930 ballots cast for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll, narrowly beating Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who won 23 percent of the vote.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) rode a wave of conservative acclamation to claim victory in the straw poll at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, winning 25 percent of the votes cast and joining a roster of past winners that includes Mitt Romney, George W. Bush and Paul's father, former Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).
It's not exactly the most meaningful thing in the world, but Rand Paul took home the honors in this year's CPAC Straw Poll. Among the CPAC attendees, Paul garnered 25% of the vote. Marco Rubio was a very close second at 23%, and Rick...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul wins the CPAC 2013 Straw Poll, narrowly beating Sen, Marco Rubio: Rand Paul – 25% Marco Rubio – 23% Rick Santorum – 8% Chris Christie – 7% Paul Ryan – 6% Scott Walker – 5% Ben Carson – 4% Ted Cruz – 4% Bobby Jindal – 3% Sarah Palin – 3% Other – 34% Undecided 2% There were 23 candidates on the | Read More »
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll, edging out fellow Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), 25% to 23%, Roll Call reports. Other top finishers: Rick Santorum at 8%, Chris Christie at 7%, Paul Ryan at 6% and Scott Walker at 5%.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has won the 2013 CPAC presidential straw poll, settling questions whether the junior Senator's more mainstream libertarianism could draw the same enthusiasm as his now-retired father, perennial presidential hopeful Ron Paul. Show More Summary
Another year, another CPAC, another Paul wins the CPAC Presidential Straw Poll. Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) squeaked past Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) for the Straw Poll win. Paul received 25% of the vote, Rubio 23% with former Senator Rick Santorum finishing a distant third with 8%. Meanwhile, one of my new House colleagues, Michael Caldwell [...]
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is this year's winner of the Conservative Political Action Committee straw poll, an unscientific survey of conservative political activists attending the event. Paul, whose father, Ron Paul, won the straw poll twice in recent years, secured 25 percent of the votes. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio came in [...]
CPAC stands with Rand. “Torch of liberty” scion Rand Paul was the choice of the plurality of conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference, as Paul won the much-hyped straw poll with 25%. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R) was a close second with 23%. It sh …
National Harbor, Md. — Kentucky Senator Rand Paul won the straw poll at Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday, narrowly beating out Sen. Marco Rubio, 25 percent to 23 percent. Paul's win is perhaps unsurprising, given the strong showing of libertarians and young Paul supporters at this year's conservative confab. Show More Summary
(CNN) - Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday. Paul won with 25% of the vote and finished slightly ahead of Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. In third place was former senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania. – CNN's Steve Brusk and [...]
And the results are in. If a gathering of conservatives near Chicago had their way, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio would be Mitt Romney’s running...
Rosemont, Illinois (CNN) - If a gathering of conservatives near Chicago had their way, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio would be Mitt Romney’s running mate. Rubio won the vice presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Rosemont, Illinois, Friday evening. – Follow the Ticker on Twitter: @PoliticalTicker – Check out the CNN Electoral [...]