(Steven Hayward) Last week we pondered the disappearance of Rand Paul. Once again, Power Line was on top of the curve. Today, Politico has a long feature on Paul’s “downward spiral.” Interviews with more than a dozen sources close to...Show More Summary
In new comments on Monday, Senator Rand Paul said he is confident the Senate will vote soon on legislation that would de-fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. In the wake of two shocking videos showing top Planned Parenthood doctors arranging the sale of body parts form aborted babies, there have been competing measures to de-fund […]
My single biggest surprise this election season is the failure of [mc_name name='Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)' chamber='senate' mcid='P000603' ] to do much of anything. He has loyal support, a unique message, a foundation laid by his father, a cheery disposition, and a really crummy campaign team. Show More Summary
Paul, previously “the most interesting man in politics,” is now just scenery in the 2016 campaign. How long can he stay in the race?
[guest post by Dana] Good news for Carly Fiorina supporters: Public Policy Polling released a new national poll last week, which has Fiorina tied for sixth place with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)a nd Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). The PPP listed the GOP candidates in the following ranking: Donald Trump with 19% Scott Walker with 17% […]
Could be the oil thing. Could be the pants thing. At this weekend's upcoming Koch millionaire meet-and-greet Republican candidate money grab, one candidate's absence may be conspicuous. The gathering – which also will include former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, but notably not Sen. Show More Summary
Since allegations emerged that Planned Parenthood is profiting from the sale of aborted fetal tissue, anti-abortion presidential contenders have been eager to voice their support for the elimination of federal abortion funding. On Sunday,...Show More Summary
CHARLESTON, S.C. – As Congress races toward its long summer recess, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is confident that he’ll get a vote to bar any taxpayer funds going to Planned Parenthood. “There’s a nationwide movement that we’ve been leading,” Paul said in an interview, after participating in a town hall with military veterans. “We will […]
Houston entrepreneur Michael Rydin has contributed to five Republican presidential candidates so far: Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Rick Perry and Carly Fiorina. But he’s not done. The software developer is now considering giving money to Donald Trump as well. “I want to get a discussion going. Controversy gets people talking,” he said. “I…
After bombing his first performance, Paul refuses to head to glitzy Koch Brothers retreat
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wealthy libertarians are giving big to Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul. Three super PACs supporting the Kentucky senator say they raised a combined $6 million through June 30. That's on top of the $7 million...Show More Summary
Rich Koele / Shutterstock.com Rand Paul likes to present himself as a civil libertarian, but his stance on reproductive rights is straight from the darkest, most regressive part of the Republican Party's war on women. He's currently pushing to defund Planned Parenthood with an amendment to a mass transit funding bill,...
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is turning down a coveted invite to a gathering of wealthy conservative donors this weekend, citing his plans to be on the campaign trail. "I'm supposed to be in Iowa," Paul told The Washington Post in a short interview Monday. "We've been invited -- it's just hard […]
He never got into first gear. “Has Rand Paul stalled?” The MSM consistently oversold him because they enjoyed his isolationist foreign policy pronouncements. As fortunes shift for her, she tries to give the appearance of transparency. “Nick Merrill, a spokesman for Mrs. Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, said Saturday that she had […]
U.S. Republican presidential contender Rand Paul said on Sunday he plans to push Congress to cut federal funding for the non-profit reproductive healthcare organization Planned Parenthood in a debate over its treatment of aborted fetal tissue. “I think the time is now to discuss whether...
On consecutive days last week, two Republican senators, both of whom are hoping to be the next President, released videos in which they destroyed stuff. First, Rand Paul went at a pile of paper, which he said was the United States tax code, with fire, a wood chipper, and a chain saw. Show More Summary
During an appearance on Fox News Sunday this morning, Republican Rand Paul promised to push a vote on his bill that would defund Planned Parenthood. “I’m going to try to force a vote on this,” Paul said. “I think the time is now to discuss whether taxpayer dollars should be going to such a gruesome procedure.” Read more...
Sen. Rand Paul. (Gage Skidmore / (CC BY-SA 2.0)) Republican presidential contender Rand Paul said on Sunday that he would continue his effort to cut federal funding for the nonprofit women’s health group Planned Parenthood over a...Show More Summary
Seriously, Mitch McConnell is having the worst week ever. First he gets put on blast by Ted Cruz on the floor of the Senate, and now this… Sen. Rand Paul,
U.S. Republican presidential contender Rand Paul said on Sunday he plans to continue his push to cut federal funding on the non-profit women's health group Planned Parenthood over a dispute about treatment of aborted fetal tissue. Paul...Show More Summary