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Rand Paul’s ‘Festivus’ Twitter rant targets Trump, federal waste

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Rand Paul spent most of Wednesday marking Festivus, the unofficial and unconventional holiday popularized by the classic sitcom “Seinfeld.” In keeping with the tradition of Festivus, Paul tweeted out his “airing of grievances,” many of which took aim at Paul’s favorite target: his fellow Republicans. Paul first took aim at Donald Trump, with a rather hilarious slam aimed at his ... Read More »

GOP Debate: Donald Trump had twice the talk time as Rand Paul

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Domenico Montanaro of National Public Radio has revealed via Twitter which Presidential candidates had the most face-time at last night’s GOP Presidential debate. Donald Trump, not surprisingly, ran away with the top spot, with ten and a half minutes of screen time. Rand Paul didn’t even get half of that time, clocking in with under five minutes of screen time. ... Read More »

Winners and Losers: The First GOP Presidential Debate

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With the first primetime GOP Presidential debate now in the books, here’s a quick analysis of how each candidate did. This applies to the primetime debate only, with the top ten candidates. We want your feedback as well, so feel free to comment below. WINNERS (in alphabetical order) Jeb Bush: Bush had a lot to lose if he stumbled, but ... Read More »

Rand Paul to Shelf Decision on 2016 Presidential Bid Until After Mid-Terms

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Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday he will not decide whether to run for president until after the mid-term elections, noting he still has to poll his family before he builds on straw poll victories and launches an earnest bid.

In a wide-ranging interview with ABC’s Jonathan Karl, the Kentucky Republican said the GOP needs to “evolve, change and grow” if it wants to win again, and that he wants to be a part of that...

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Ted Cruz Extends Olive Branch to Rand Paul After Foreign Policy Dig

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) on Monday night sought to put to bed an emerging rift with his tea party compatriot Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), issuing a statement saying he will "stand with Rand." Cruz on Sunday differentiated himself from Paul on foreign policy and likened himself more to Ronald Reagan. Paul appeared to take exception to that Monday and, in an op-ed in Time magazine, attacked those who misappropriate and misunderstand Reagan's legacy. Cruz's office declined to comment earlier Monday, but in a just-released statement, Cruz praises Paul effusively while also emphasizing they do have differences...

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Nugent Apologizes For Calling Obama ‘Subhuman Mongrel’

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Singer Ted Nugent apologized on Friday for calling President Obama a “subhuman mongrel” last month. 

“I do apologize, not necessarily to the president, but on behalf of much better men than myself,” Nugent said in a radio interview on the "Ben Ferguson Show."

The rocker said he was sorry for using “street fighter terminology of subhuman mongrel,’ ” and admitted, "I did cross the line.”

Nugent said he should have used a term such as “violator of his oath, the Constitution” instead...

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Rand Paul Suing Obama!

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Rand Paul’s political action committee just announced that the Kentucky senator is suing President Obama.

Paul will file his lawsuit on Wednesday morning at the U.S. District Court in D.C., joined by former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and FreedomWorks president Matt Kibbe.

The class-action lawsuit will be filed against Obama, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Director of the National Security Agency Keith Alexander and FBI Director James Comey.

The complaint? “I am filing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama because he has publicly refused to stop a clear and continuing violation of the 4th Amendment,” Paul said in a statement. “The Bill of Rights protects all citizens from general warrants. I expect this case to go all the way to the Supreme Court and I predict the American people will win.”...

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Sen. Rand Paul Slams Gov. Christie For Embracing Obamacare

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Stepping up his attacks on Chris Christie, Sen. Rand Paul questioned the conservative bona fides of the New Jersey governor for expanding Medicaid and “embracing Obamacare.”

The Kentucky Republican and potential 2016 presidential candidate was asked Tuesday whether possible 2016 hopefuls Christie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush could be considered conservatives...

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