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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...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tim Kaine, Rand Paul, Jeff Flake push for Congress to address ‘illegal war’ in Syria

With the escalating situation unfolding overseas, an old debate was rearing up capitol hill — is the intervention in the Syrian civil war legal or illegal. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has once again pushed More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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US Senate release Obamacare replacement plan, immediately attacked by critics

Setting the headlines on fire, the U.S. Senate Republicans finally rolled out their “Obamacare” package, garnering immediate attacks from critics. The 142-page bill would create a new system of federal More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Virginia shooting: Republican House Whip Steve Scalise, staffers, police shot

Rep. Steve Scalise, as well as a congressional staffer and members of congressional police, was shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, in what police are calling an apparent “deliberate attack.” Scalise More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Rand Paul blasts ‘mass extinction’ and climate hysteria, Jake Tapper ‘It’s not an exact science’

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke Thursday with CNN’s Jake Tapper about the U.S. leaving the Paris Climate Agreement and ended up debating the extent of the threat of climate change as well as arguing that the agreement More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Rand Paul: Money for universities with ‘one set of speech’ and ‘Dystopian Visions’

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has been making some news when it comes to higher education, one is linked to recent comments influenced by the horrible events at UC Berkeley and another is due to a class he is scheduled More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Rand Paul testifies on FATCA: ‘Abusive law’, ‘Correct this injustice and repeal’

On Wednesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul testified before the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Government Operations Subcommittee regarding the damage done by the Foreign Account Tax Compliance More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Rand Paul: ‘We can better protect endangered species by empowering state leaders’

On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Dean Heller (R-NV) reintroduced the Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act to restore power to states to manage endangered and threatened species found More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Tax return drama: Who committed the felony of releasing Trump’s return, Rand Paul attacks Bernie Sanders

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) talked with Bill Hemmer this morning about the release by MSNBC of a few pages of President Trump’s 2005 tax return. The tax documents showed Trump made $153 million in 2005 and paid More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Rand Paul denied House Obamacare repeal bill; lack of transparency

On Wednesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul learned that the U.S. House’s Obamacare repeal-and-replace draft legislation is being hidden away in a “secure location” and was denied in the U.S. Capitol building More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Rand Paul: Working to keep neocons out of the State Department

Libertarian-leaning Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has been vocal on his opposition to talk of some possible Donald Trump State Department appointees in recent months for their uber-hawk, neoconservative foreign policy More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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FreedomWorks supports GOP’s first move to repeal Obamacare as US Senate divides

Following the passage of the FY 2017 budget resolution to begin the process of ObamaCare repeal, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon commented: “One of the reasons voters gave Republicans a unified government was because More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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Rand Paul says no to John Bolton, a bomb now & think later leader

President-elect Donald Trump often spoke during the primaries and the general election as a man who wants a more restrained foreign policy; however, with the name of flaming neocon, John Bolton, floating out there More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Rand Paul receives award from National Taxpayers Union

The National Taxpayers Union (NTU) this week honored U.S. Senator Rand Paul with its 2015 “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” for his commitment to fiscal responsibility, limited government, and lower taxes in the first More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Pakistani superhero cartoon to cost US taxpayers $1.25 million

In the latest edition of ‘The Waste Report,’ Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul highlights the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), a State Department agency, advertising a grant of $1.25 More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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Rand Paul finds billions in waste in ‘climate change research’

U.S. Senator Rand Paul last week released the latest edition of ‘The Waste Report,’ which is an ongoing project cataloging egregious examples of waste within the U.S. government. photo: TaxRebate.org.uk As More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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Rand Paul: ‘Economic Freedom Zones would be the largest anti-poverty initiative since the War on Poverty’

U.S. Senator Rand Paul announced Monday plans for the Senate to vote this week on his legislation, known as the Economic Freedom Zones Act of 2015. The legislation, S.790, will be voted on as an amendment to H.R. More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 6th, 2016
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Donald Trump takes aim at Rand Paul, ‘made a fool of himself’

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump sent the following two tweets Saturday morning, ahead of the Kentucky caucus, taking aim at Rand Paul. “Why would anyone in Kentucky listen to failed presidential candidate Rand Paul More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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Justin Amash praises Rand Paul, endorses Ted Cruz

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) has consistently been in Sen. Rand Paul’s corner both in Congress and during the senator’s run for president. Now that Paul’s out of the running, Amash urges libertarian More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 14th, 2016
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Rand Paul introduces amendment to North Korea Sanctions Enforcement bill: ‘I propose that Congress not cede more power to the presidency’

On the U.S. Senate floor last week, Senator Rand Paul introduced amendment #3301 to the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement bill, which calls to end abuse of sanction waivers by the President: “For some time More...


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