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By Nasir Saeed On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Human Rights Day: Pakistan should challenge the blasphemy laws, not entrench them

The Centre for Legal Aid, Assistance and Settlement (CLAAS-UK) is calling upon the Pakistani Government to take steps to end the misuse of the Blasphemy Laws. The Pakistani Government should use Human Rights Day More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 18th, 2018
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Rand Paul and Kirsten Gillibrand introduce the Pregnant Women in Custody Act of 2018

Of the 200,000 Women in Custody Each Year, About 12,000 Were Pregnant at the Time of Incarceration U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) will introduce the Pregnant Women in Custody Act of More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Support and Disdain for Kavanaugh’s confirmation: Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Jon Favreau, Kathy Griffin

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released the following statement in support of Judge Brett Kavanaugh prior to the vote: “Having looked at the totality of Brett Kavanaugh’s life and career, I am persuaded to vote More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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Sen Rand Paul calls for investigation into ‘House of Representives’ doxxing of Mike Lee, Orrin Hatch and Lindsey Graham

Sen. Rand Paul called for an investigation Friday to identify and punish who published the personal information (slang: doxxing) of three Republican senators during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Supreme More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Senate passes massive $854 billion spending bill with no funding for Trump’s ‘wall’

There will be no government shutdown, or even talk of one headed into the midterm elections. The Senate, by a 93-7 vote, passed an $854 billion spending bill, the bulk of the funding going to the departments of More...

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...


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