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By Judy Aron On Friday, March 8th, 2013
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Rand Paul filibusters, quotes circulating on Facebook

He was brilliant! Sen. Rand Paul filibustered in the Senate somewhere shy of 13 hours. He blocked the nomination of John O. Brennan, on Wednesday, to the post of CIA director. This was not so much about Brennan More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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John McCain attacks Rand Paul on filibuster, drones saying he needs to ‘calm down’

U.S. Sen. John McCain slammed fellow Republican Rand Paul on the Senate floor Thursday morning for his 13-hour filibuster to block John Brennan’s confirmation as CIA Director. Caricature by donkeyhotey, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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Rand Paul filibusters Brennan nomination: “I will speak until I can no longer speak. I will speak as long as it takes”

Since 11:47 am today, the junior Senator from Kentucky, Rand Paul (R) has been talking and talking. An old-fashioned filibuster in the Senate chamber is happening as I type in an effort to stall a confirmation More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Obama White House adopts portions of Rand Paul’s ‘A Sequester Without Layoffs’

In response to the sequestration order Mar. 1, the White House, in a letter to Executive Departments and Agencies, wrote that they are directing all federal agencies to freeze new hires and curtail travel as part More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Rand Paul sends third letter to John Brennan, threatens filibuster

Senator Rand PaulImage/Video Screen Shot Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), not being pleased with previous responses of “has not carried out” such strikes and “has no intention of doing so”, from More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Senator Rand Paul introduces ‘Audit the Fed’ bill

Following in the footsteps of his father, retired Congressman Ron Paul, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has introduced the bipartisan Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2013, (S.209) aka the “Audit the Fed” More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 27th, 2013
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Rand Paul tells Cincinnati Republicans, ‘We’d attract more young people if we didn’t seem so eager to go to war’

Republican Kentucky Senator Rand Paul continued to distinguish himself from the ‘hawkishness” of his fellow Senate republicans as he spoke to hundreds of  Cincinnati-area Republicans Saturday, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 28th, 2012
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Ron and Rand Paul among most conservative in 112th Congress according to the ‘DW-NOMINATE’ statistical method

Photo/US Congress Texas Congressman Ron Paul (R) and his son, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) were ranked as two of the most conservative members of the 112th Congress based on data from statistical method known More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 12th, 2012
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Romney supporter, Sen. Rand Paul criticizes the Republican presidential contender’s foreign policy speech

Soon after Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered his forceful foreign policy speech to the cadets at the Virginia Military Institute’s Hall of Valor, Romney supporter and Kentucky Republican More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 21st, 2012
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Senator Rand Paul filibuster brings S. 3576 bill to debate and vote

Senator Rand Paul Photo/United States Senate After a long and steadfast battle, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul finally gets his bill, which aims to cut foreign aid to Libya, Egypt and Pakistan, to the Senate floor for More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
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Radio blowhard, Mark Levin, threatens the Paul’s

That tough guy behind the radio microphone and neoconservative mouthpiece Mark Levin came out earlier in the week making the following threat: “If Ron Paul decides that he is going to go third-party, which is More...


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