While most Americans were settling in for a long weekend, many of the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates — Rick Perry, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Mike Pence — went to Dallas for a convention of Americans for Prosperity, the group through which Charles and David Koch channel much of their political money. If […]
UP: Number of problematic aides in the Paul family circle DOWN: Likelihood that Jesse Benton will be Sen. Rand Paul’s campaign manager in 2016 UP: A delay in announcing the president’s unilateral power grab on immigration DOWN: Candor with voters about what the president is up to (e.g. Keystone XL pipeline decision) UP: Number of potential […]
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) over the weekend seized on President Obama's admission that he was unsure what to do to confront ISIS, saying it was a sign Washington needed a drastic change. "If the president has no strategy, maybe it's time for a new president," he said at the annual Americans for Prosperity summit in Dallas. Show More Summary
Remember earlier this year, around the time news of the ACA roll-out's success were starting to trickle in, when Republicans finally started revealing their true fears about it? Rand Paul summed it up nicely: "People get assumed and accustomed to receiving things, particularly things that they get for free." Or, to paraphrase: "We're terrified people will…
Friday and the Americans for Prosperity “Defending the Dream” summit, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) went on the offensive against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is said to be the frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. Show More Summary
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, already sounding like announced presidential candidates, appeared before several thousand conservative activists in Dallas on Friday to attack President Obama and Hillary Clinton while laying out their respective platforms.
Rand Paul is clearly getting a kick out of going after Hillary Clinton. At a Dallas Republican event today, Paul did it again, this time taking a shot at Hillary in contrast with her husband, suggesting she would have been fired had she been in the Bill Clinton cabinet.
(CNN) - Sen. Rand Paul on Friday defended his criticism of Hillary Clinton over the 2012 attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The Kentucky Republican, rebutting claims that Benghazi criticism is "politically motivated," said Clinton's handling of the attack was a legitimate topic of discussion as she considers a presidential bid. "There will […]
(CNN) - Two potential Republican presidential candidates didn't hold back Friday when railing against President Barack Obama for saying he and his advisers "don't have a strategy yet" for dealing with ISIS in Syria. At a Dallas event hosted by the conservative group Americans for Prosperity, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of […]
DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq — but other potential Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls laid off as they wowed the crowd at an influential conservative gathering.
In a speech Friday, the likely 2016 Presidential hopeful also took a jab at Barack Obama
Hey, remember when Paul Waldman in The Washington Post wondered where the libertarians were on Michael Brown's killing in Ferguson, Missouri, and then Sen. Rand Paul wrote a big op-ed in Time the next day denouncing both the militarization...Show More Summary
Authored by Dr. Rand Paul, originally posted at The Wall Street Journal, As the murderous, terrorist Islamic State continues to threaten Iraq, the region and potentially the United States, it is vitally important that we examine how this problem arose. Show More Summary
Ezra Klein derides the DNC’s response to a recent Rand Paul op-ed …
(CNN) – Sen. Rand Paul continued his recent blitz against Hillary Clinton as a “war hawk,” blasting the former secretary of state for having a “shoot first” foreign policy. In an opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal, the Kentucky Republican highlighted Clinton’s advocacy to arm Syrian rebels when she was the nation’s top diplomat. […]
OF COURSE IT’S THE DEMOCRATS. HE’S A REPUBLICAN. Guess Which Party Says Rand Paul ‘Blames America’ (Seriously, Guess).
Rand Paul will probably run for president in 2016. Hillary Clinton is pretty much running already. And one of the former's strategies to hit the latter, it seems, is taking shots at her hawkish foreign policy. And Paul did it again in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.
Pop quiz: Which political party's press secretary put out a press release today that criticizes Sen. Rand Paul because he "blames America... on foreign soil," and subscribes to a radical isolationist policy that would "make AmericanShow More Summary