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By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Rand Paul slams Senate for tabling rescissions package

In May, President Trump proposed the rescission of budget authority to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money. While mostly symbolic, $15 billion is still $15 billion! Image/Sen Rand Paul Earlier this More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Senators plan to investigate National Science Foundation climate change grants

A group of senators is calling for an investigation into National Science Foundation (NSF) grants designed to educate meteorologists about climate change, saying the $4 million program has moved beyond science More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Free market health care: Association Health Plan Reform implemented

The Department of Labor finalized its rule expanding access to Association Health Plans (AHPs) this week, a reform that will help millions of working Americans gain access to quality, affordable health insurance More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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AUMF hearing: Senators, Constitutional scholars discuss war powers

In what was perhaps the most important thing and consequential that happened in Washington this week that got so little coverage was the hearing on “War Powers and the Effects of Unauthorized Military Engagements More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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THR’s Tim Goodman proves why Trump won, attacking ‘Roseanne’ viewers and ‘ignorant’ Trump voters

So many on the left bemoan the results of the 2016 election, clinging to Russian scandals and beliefs in a stolen election, blinded by their own hatred, snobbery and elitism for “fly over country.” The More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Rand Paul casts key vote, Mike Pompeo moves towards confirmation as Secretary of State

CIA Director Mike Pompeo has been approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to be secretary of state in a party line vote. Rand Paul switched his vote late in the day, enabling Pompeo’s nomination More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Rand Paul grills Mike Pompeo on Constitutional authority of President to make war

During the confirmation hearing of Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul asked some very important question to Mr. Pompeo concerning More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 24th, 2018
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Rand Paul Quotes: $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending bill

“Republicans control the government, yet Congress still follows the Democrats’ playbook. Time and again, spending skyrockets, and conservatives are expected to fall in line to praise the party for making More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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Rand Paul: Larry Kudlow gets a thumbs up, Not so much for Mike Pompeo, Gina Haspel

President Trump announced some important cabinet and administration moves this week to include Larry Kudlow as Gary Cohn’s replacement as Director of the National Economic Council and after the firing of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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‘Audit the Fed’ to be introduced as amendment to Senate Banking Bill

With the U.S. Senate expected to vote on S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, this week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)  announced he will introduce his “Audit the Fed” More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Republicans are the OTHER big government party: Shame on John Cornyn, John Thune

When the vast majority of the US Senate, including “fiscal hawk” Republicans, was wanting to vote for a bipartisan budget bill that would put annual deficits in the ballpark of $1.2 trillion and get More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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Bette Midler’s tasteless tweet about Rand Paul

While Kentucky Senator Rand Paul challenged his big spending colleagues in the Senate last night, one “celebrity” thought it would be funny to tweet about advocating violence against the eye surgeon. I More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act fails to pass cloture

On Monday, the US Senate voted on S. 2311, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation, which passed the House of Representatives last October, would have protected the lives of unborn children More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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Rand Paul introduces bill to redirect funds for Pakistan to fund infrastructure

Senator (Dr.) Rand Paul of Kentucky, a long time foe of foreign aid, introduced legislation to prohibit the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) from sending American More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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Kentucky man, Rene Boucher, charged with assaulting Sen. Rand Paul, faces 10 years in prison

On Friday, Rene A. Boucher, 58, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, was charged with assaulting a member of Congress resulting in personal injury, a felony under federal law. Rene Boucher photo/ Facebook “Assaulting More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Dr. Rand Paul: Statement honoring the annual March for Life

On Friday, Senator and Dr. Rand Paul of Kentucky released the following statement honoring the annual March for Life: “Each life comes to us fragile, a precious gift from our Creator we are entrusted with protecting. More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Rand Paul assaulted in home, Rene Boucher arrested

Police detailed an assault case and arrest as Kentucky Senator Rand Paul was assaulted inside his own home in Bowling Green, Kentucky on Friday afternoon. The former presidential candidate suffered only minor injuries. Kentucky More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Whoopi Goldberg shows her ignorance about automatic weapons…more than once

Good evening, Gramps here, I can honestly say that I’ve never watched a complete episode of The View, you know that daytime talk show with Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, et al. However, I’ve seen enough More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Rand Paul speech on government spending most important this year: Must Watch!

On Tuesday, Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul took to the Senate floor discussing government spending, wasteful spending and pointing at both parties as being guilty for the runaway deficits and $20 trillion More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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USA RIGHTS Act introduced in the Senate to protect Americans’ security and liberties

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and a total of 11 senators today introduced the USA RIGHTS Act, which reforms a sweeping, secretive government spying program to protect the Constitutional rights of More...


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