WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Rand Paul today introduced the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act. This is companion legislation to Congressman Ted Yoho’s bill (H.R. 5759) that passed the House of Representatives on December 4, 2014 on a 219-197 vote.This legislation would end President Obama’s executive action on immigration and restore the Congress’ constitutional role as the body to craft […]Read More
Originally posted at the Paducah Sun For most of the past two decades, Rand Paul spent his days peering into patients’ eyes as an ophthalmologist in Bowling Green. He didn’t decide to run for public office until 2009 and was elected to the U.S. Senate the following year. Now, incredibly, he’s not just a legitimate […]Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Rand Paul yesterday joined Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and retired Air Force Chief Prosecutor Colonel Don Christensen to renew the push for passage of the Military Justice Improvement Act at a press conference. […]Read More
Sen. Mitch McConnell, Every GOP Member of Kentucky Congressional Delegation Endorse Campaign Republican Leaders Comer, Stivers, Hoover Back Re-election Effort BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Sen. Rand Paul today announced that he would seek re-election to the United States Senate in 2016. “I ran for office because, like many Kentuckians, I was alarmed at the problems facing our […]Read More
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WASHINGTON, D.C. –Senator Rand Paul tonight gave a foreign policy address at the Center for the National Interest dinner in New York City and was the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Service Award. Sen. Paul presented a national security strategy based on strength and action. The address outlined a broad agenda to advance security, peace […]Read More
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has a harsh message for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and any other potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates: Support Common Core? You won’t win the presidential primary.
“I don’t see Common Core being—if you’re for Common Core and you’re for a national curriculum, I don’t see it being a winning message in a Republican primary,” Paul said in an interview backstage at an event where he endorsed Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) for reelection. “If there’s a Republican candidate out there—let’s just say there’s a hypothetical one that’s for Common Core. I’m saying that that hypothetical candidate that’s for Common Core probably doesn’t have much chance of winning in a Republican primary.”Read More