Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) announced Wednesday that he is suspending his presidential campaign, bringing an end to a bid that began with aspirations of expanding the libertarian base that his father, Ron Paul, built into a powerful national coalition.
"It's been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House," Paul said in a statement. "Today, I will end where I began, ready and willing to fight for the cause of Liberty."
The low-key senator, as apt to quote a philosopher as to [...]
For much of 2014, I told anyone who would listen — so not that many people — that Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) was a strong dark horse to be the Republican presidential nominee and may even wind up in the top tier when the 2016 race actually started in earnest after the midterm elections.
Then the Islamic State emerged on the world stage. And Paul went from real contender to fringe player.
Paul formally ended his campaign for president Wednesday, saying in a statement that despite the fact that "tho [...]
Paul is using Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to push for criminal justice reform. [...]
Rand Paul was thought by many to be a top contender for the Republican presidential nomination. He's not. What happened to the "libertarian moment" he was supposed to lead? [...]
Now here is my snap analysis: I think that of those on stage, there were 10 winners in the sense that they either helped themselves or held serve. There was one loser, and I'll start with him. The one loser on stage was Rand Paul. [...]
Republicans in the Bluegrass State will allow Rand Paul to both seek reelection and run for president. [...]
"We have to decide whether we want sort of empty platitudes," Paul said.
“His message is empty anger,” Paul told NBC anchor Chris Jansing during a humanitarian visit to Haiti. “It’s an anger without substance.” [...]
Hi and thank you for spending a bit of your time with us today.
We are starting a series to take a look at all of the folks who have thrown their hat into the ring to become Americas Next President.
First up, we'll have Rand Paul explain his stance on taxes in America. Here is a video from Rand, with his idea of a Fair and Flat tax, both on Corporations and Individuals.
Enjoy the video and be sure to leave a comment below, let us know what you think. [...]
The Kentucky Republican is pushing an amendment to declassify 28 pages from the congressional report—and exactly zero of his GOP colleagues are behind him. [...]
Coming off the Patriot Act fight, the presidential hopeful is sponsoring a bill to declassify 28 pages of a 9/11 report that may blame Saudi Arabia. [...]
Posing as defender of the Bill of Rights, the presidential hopeful steers clear of grandstanding on popular measures he deems unconstitutional. [...]
The Kentucky senator launches his 2016 campaign by striking a blow against the establishment - and his own party is not spared. [...]
U.S. Senator Rand Paul promised to be a different kind of Republican on Tuesday, launching a 2016 White House bid by saying he would stand up for individual freedoms that are being trampled by “the Washington machine.” [...]
When he announced his candidacy for president this week, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, made a strenuous bid for support from Christian conservatives. But one of Cruz's rivals, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is taking a different route to court the same constituency – waging an aggressive behind-the-scenes campaign rather than emphasizing a dramatic public appeal, and his aides say it will eventually pay big dividends. [...]
In short remarks at the BeanTowne cafe on Saturday, surrounded by Republican voters and legislators, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul hyper-charged his attack on the Clinton Foundation's tens of millions of dollars in donations from foreign countries. [...]