The 2016 Republican Frontrunner Is Rand Paul

By: Thursday July 17, 2014 9:52 am

A series of polls out today makes it clear the frontrunner in the 2016 Republicans presidential primary is actually Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). The latest Marist-NBC polls in the early primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire have Paul in the top spot. In New Hampshire Paul is winning 14 percent of potential Republican electorate, [...]

How Rand Paul Could Pull a Thad Cochran

By: Wednesday July 9, 2014 11:51 am

The surprise victory of Senator Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) may have provided some of the best evidence for how Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) could gain a big advantage in the 2016 Republican presidential primary.

Rand Paul’s Secret Weapon: Hillary Clinton

By: Wednesday March 19, 2014 11:37 am

One of the big advantages Rand Paul has in the Republicans primary could be Hillary Clinton. Paul isn’t an across-the-board dogmatic Republican. There are at least a few issues like government spying, drug policy reform, military action where Paul clearly stands apart from the rest of the potential 2016 Republican field. From a liberal perspective [...]

Ron Paul Thinks His Son Will Run for President in 2016

By: Tuesday December 10, 2013 10:33 am

No one probably has a better sense of Rand Paul’s future political plans than his father and Ron Paul is fairly convincde his son is going to run for President.

Rep. King Is Running for President

By: Monday September 9, 2013 11:08 am

While the next presidential election is more than three years away, we already have our first real candidate. Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is running. From the New York Daily News: Rep. Peter King won’t be the best known Republican presidential candidate in 2016, but he is the first. King, making his second of four scheduled [...]

Get Ready to Hear A Lot More About Rand Paul

By: Wednesday April 17, 2013 12:22 pm

If you think there isn’t enough Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on your TV, then today is your lucky day. Paul has recently publicly said he is considering a 2016 Presidential run. From The Hill: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a star among Tea Party voters, said Wednesday that he is considering a presidential bid in 2016 [...]

“A Republican Actually Chose to Speak to Black People!”

By: Thursday April 11, 2013 11:58 am

I found the coverage yesterday of Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) speech at Howard University, a historic African-American college, to be truly fascinating. There was basically nothing in Paul’s statements that were particularly newsworthy. He did not outline a new policy, announce a political move, experience a huge gaffe or endorse a piece of controversial legislation. [...]

The Five Leaders of the GOP

By: Wednesday April 3, 2013 11:42 am

Currently the top four choices by Republicans to carry the party banner in 2016 are Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Rand Paul, Gov. Chris Christie, and Former Gov. Jeb Bush. The following are findings from a new national Quinnipiac poll: There is no front-runner now for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, leaving a [...]

Rand Paul Endorses Mitch McConnell

By: Thursday March 28, 2013 11:28 am

It is shaping up to be a very good day for Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Ashley Judd decided not to run and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has endorsed his re-election effort. From the Daily Caller: The Daily Caller has learned that Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul is endorsing Sen. Mitch McConnell for re-election [...]

Why Rand Paul’s Endorsement of Pathway to Citizenship Is So Important

By: Tuesday March 19, 2013 12:11 pm

A possible immigration reform measure got a very important boost this morning when Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) endorsed the idea of a pathway to citizenship. To begin with, Paul is a senator and every senator who supports the idea gets the chamber one vote closer to passing a bill. More importantly, this endorsement by Paul [...]

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