Rand Paul set to announce Presidential run

Paul will also have to cobble together the tens of millions in campaign donations that the nomination will cost.

Rand Paul set to announce Presidential run

Sen. Rand Paul is set to make official a presidential bid that has long been expected, a senior adviser to the Kentucky Republican said Tuesday, pointing to April 7 as the kickoff date. Paul’s political team has invited backers to a midday event in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The tea party hero was then set to […]

Rand Paul: Hiillary Clinton is ‘a war hawk’

'You know what? We are tired of war,' Paul said

Rand Paul: Hiillary Clinton is ‘a war hawk’

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. Paul is a leading anti-interventionist in the GOP and is considering running for president. Last year he opposed President […]

Paul backing Raul Labrador for Majority Leader

Paul backing Raul Labrador for Majority Leader

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is offering words of support for Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador, who has announced a longshot bid to become U.S. House majority leader. Paul was the keynote speaker at Idaho’s Republican Convention on Friday. The 2016 GOP presidential prospect was joined by Labrador and said, “I think Labrador would be a great […]

Rand Paul: GOP must be more diverse, inclusive

'We have to show concern for those who aren't doing very well'

Rand Paul: GOP must be more diverse, inclusive

The Republican Party must become a bigger coalition that welcomes diverse ideas to win national elections, Sen. Rand Paul said Saturday at the Maine Republican Party convention. Paul’s speech comes as the Kentucky Republican weighs a possible run for the White House in 2016 and pushes to strengthen his appeal beyond his father’s passionate supporters […]

Rand Paul, like his father, is a loser

Rand Paul, like his father, is a loser

Rand Paul, the tea party U.S. Senator from Kentucky, said Sunday that — like his father who tried and failed three times in runs for President — he may also run for the job but won’t make up his mind until after the mid-term Congressional elections later this year. If he decidea to run, Paul […]

CPAC: More focus on liberties than social issues

a new generation of libertarian-minded Republicans is less likely to oppose gay marriage or embrace laws allowing the government to affect people's private lives

CPAC: More focus on liberties than social issues

The nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists comes to a finish Saturday but not before a final group of Republican all-stars takes the stage. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin headline the third and final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference, which brings thousands of activists, opinion leaders […]

Rand Paul resurrects Clinton’s Monica Lewinsky affair

Paul, rejecting the criticism of the GOP and trying to turn the tables, said Democrats should examine their former president and his infidelity.

Rand Paul resurrects Clinton’s Monica Lewinsky affair

Sen. Rand Paul is defending his fellow Republicans against criticism that the party is out-of-touch on women’s issues by reminding voters that the Democrats’ last president had an affair with a White House intern. The Kentucky Republican’s Sunday mention of President Bill Clinton’s relationship with Monica Lewinsky comes as Democrats have been redoubling their efforts […]

GOP thinks it can remake itself into a party that helps the poor

The effort aims to offer an alternative to President Barack Obama's economic agenda and shed the baggage of Mitt Romney.

GOP thinks it can remake itself into a party that helps the poor

Faced with an empathy gap before the 2014 midterm elections, Republicans are trying to forge a new image as a party that helps the poor and lifts struggling workers into the middle class. GOP leaders are using the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson‘s War on Poverty to offer a series of policy proposals […]

Rand Paul’s latest fantasy: A lawsuit over NSA spying

His lead lawyer on the case is another right-wing reactionary -- tea party favorite Ken Cuccinelli.

Rand Paul’s latest fantasy: A lawsuit over NSA spying

Republican Sen. Rand Paul, the rabid right-winger who thinks he could be the next President of the United States, is filing suit against the Obama administration over the data-collection policies of the National Security Agency. And his lead lawyer on the case is another right-wing reactionary — tea party favorite Ken Cuccinelli, the Virginia Attorney […]

Presidential sweepstates: Who will challenge Hillary?

Republicans have no clear front-runner.

Presidential sweepstates: Who will challenge Hillary?

For Democrats and Republicans, the early stages of the 2016 presidential contest are worlds apart. Many Democrats already view Hillary Rodham Clinton as a quasi-incumbent, someone who could take the reins from President Barack Obama. The former secretary of state has made no decisions about her political future but has done little to dampen enthusiasm […]

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