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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 Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Gina Haspel confirmed as the new CIA director

President Trump’s new appointee for CIA director, Gina Haspel, has been confirmed by the Senate as several Democrats crossed party lines, giving Haspel a 54-45 vote. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) 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 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 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 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 Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 6th, 2018
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Trump takes aim at Obamacare with insurance marketplaces, praised by Rand Paul

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed new rules to let certain small businesses and trade groups band together to buy health care, in its latest move that could weaken Obamacare’s insurance marketplaces. The 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 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...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Barbara Lee: ‘Members of Congress did not even know’ there were troops in Niger

Americans may be scratching their heads over the recent news from Washington as senior senators in both parties, including Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), said on Sunday that they were unaware More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Rand Paul wants to save tax dollars, getting scientific types unwound

Good afternoon, Gramps here, Did you know that the US government, through the National Science Foundation (NSF), spent $30,000 of yours and mine hard earned tax dollars to study the gambling habits of people in More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Rand Paul, Ron Wyden and Brian Schatz reintroduce the Stop Militarizing Our Law Enforcement Act

This week, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Brian Schatz (D-HI), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) reintroduced the Stop Militarizing Our Law Enforcement Act (S. 1856) to establish limitations and create greater transparency More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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New President Trump executive order on Obamacare will allow policies across state lines, group associations to lower costs

As Congress failed to repeal and replace Obamacare, ending funding to Planned Parenthood and allow the massive insurance rate hikes from the Affordable Care Act to move ahead, impacting millions in 2018, President More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Republicans failed their constituents as Obamacare repeal falls apart, Senate cancels vote on defunding Planned Parenthood

Senate Republicans decided today to scrap a vote on a proposed bill to repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. Siding with Democrats, GOP members Susan Collins of Maine and Arizona’s John McCain joined More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Rand Paul’s ‘America First’ amendment tabled by Senate

On Thursday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul introduced the “America First” amendment to the hurricane relief legislation that would provide assistance while preventing the federal government from further running More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Rand Paul on Afghanistan: ‘I think it is a terrible idea to send any more troops into that war’

As President Trump prepares for his speech about an hour from now, which he is expected to unveil a plan for a “strategy in Afghanistan” that will undoubtedly include increases in US troops to the country, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Hugh Hewitt blames failed Obamacare bill on Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Susan Collins, Jerry Moran, Dean Heller, Ron Johnson

Conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt placed all of the blame for the delayed Obamacare reform on U.S. Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Susan Collins, Jerry Moran, Dean Heller and Ron Johnson. Hewitt blasted More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Mitch McConnell announces delay on health care vote, ‘still working toward getting at least 50 people in a comfortable place’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell(R-Ky.) told senators on Tuesday that he will delay a vote on the Senate GOP health care bill until after the July Fourth recess. “We will not be on the bill this week. But More...


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