MSNBC analyst Michael Eric Dyson ripped Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday, saying that Paul's meeting with anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy was a "deal-breaker" in the Tea Party presidential candidate's efforts to connect with black voters. Show More Summary
Presidential Facebook likes are rapidly becoming a new measure of a candidate’s following. Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she had reached one million likes. Rand Paul announced last month that he had reached two million, and had more likes than any other candidate. Show More Summary
Today's topics include: Dukes of Hazzard Cast Member Defends Confederate Flag on Fox News; All New and Totally Crazy Sarah Palin Audio; Jim Webb is Running for President; Rand Paul Meets with Cliven Bundy; Steve King Wants to Impeach Supreme Court Justices; Rush Limbaugh's Butthurt Balm; Crazy Christian Facebook Lady is Crazy; and much more. Show More Summary
Scofflaw rancher Cliven Bundy said he met with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for nearly an hour this week and found he sees eye to eye with the GOP presidential candidate. Bundy, whose ongoing dispute over grazing rights on federally owned land sparked an armed militia standoff last year with the Bureau of...
It's funny how many times Senator Rand Paul finds himself running away when the top of immigration reform pops up. Rep. Steve King, one of the most xenophobic Republicans in Congress, recently defended Donald Trump's anti-Mexican rants...Show More Summary
A fringe activist with ties to Mike Huckabee and Rand Paul has called for the execution of LGBT people and their Christian supporters. Theodore Shoebat, who appears along with the Republican presidential candidates in a recently released anti-LGBT film, cited scripture and Catholic doctrine to call...
I have to go, my home planet needs me. Helpful tip: If you ever want Rand Paul to clear a room, ask him his opinion of immigrants. Boo, @drrandpaul Rand away from me when I asked if he agreed w/ Donald Trump's racist comments re: Mexicans http://t.co/... Show More Summary
Communing with the hero to wingnuts isn’t going to win the Kentucky senator black votes. Oh Rand Paul. I sometimes want to take you seriously, if only to make clear Democrats don’t have a corner on black votes, and can’t take them for granted. Show More Summary
Paul met with outlaw rancher Cliven Bundy, who infamously caused an armed standoff with federal officials after he refused to pay more than $1 million in grazing fees owed to taxpayers. The post Rand Paul Wants To Sell Off America’s Public Lands appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The junior senator from Kentucky has advocated for medical marijuana and sentencing reform for non-violent offenders.
"My favorite are the articles on the Internet that blare: 'Rand Paul is not a libertarian.' Guess what? I'm a Republican...When I describe it, I say 'I'm libertarian-ish.'" —Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), interviewed by Politico after announcing that he's running for president, April 7 "I don't throw anything away. Show More Summary
Marijuana industry bigwigs paid $2,700 to hear Rand Paul speak at the National Cannabis Industry Association's business summit in Denver on Tuesday. Paul is the first major presidential candidate to raise money from the marijuana industry. Show More Summary
Well, they may not be smoking it, but they're certainly raising money with it.
In 24 hours, Paul communes with Cliven Bundy and suggests right-wingers have it as tough as black people
Rand Paul, obviously, was sending two messages with this little gesture: Rand Paul met privately with Cliven Bundy on Monday, the Nevada rancher and anti-government activist told POLITICO. The encounter came after Bundy attended an event for the Kentucky senator’s presidential campaign at the Eureka Casino in Mesquite, Nevada. Show More Summary
A new CNN/ORC poll finds Jeb Bush leading the GOP presidential race nationally with 19%, followed by Donald Trump at 12%, Mike Huckabee at 8%, Ben Carson at 7%, Rand Paul at 7%, Marco Rubio at 6% and Scott Walker [...]
If the candidate palled around with an radical, racist activist who led an armed confrontation with the law enforcement, the senator has some explaining to do.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul became the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business Tuesday.
A new Quinnipiac poll in Iowa finds Scott Walker leading the GOP presidential pack at 18%, followed by Donald Trump at 10%, Ben Carson at 10%, Rand Paul at 9%, Ted Cruz at 9%, Jeb Bush at 8%, Marco Rubio [...]