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Ron Paul: A serious contender in 2012?updated: Sun Sep 11 2011 11:39:00

Presidential candidate Ron Paul says people used to laugh at his foreign and monetary policies, but not anymore.

Paul sounds off on his own leadershipupdated: Thu May 26 2011 20:33:00

Rand Paul says it's the leadership of his own party that's holding up the Patriot Act.

Rand Paul: Cut $500 billion in spendingupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 06:15:00

Sen. Rand Paul discusses his proposal to cut federal spending, which includes wiping out three cabinet departments.

CNNMoney: What a Tea Party budget looks likeupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 09:44:00

The Tea Party campaigned on scaling back the size of government, and now we know how they want to do it.

Rift looming on the right over need to cut defense budgetupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 17:14:00

There is a looming rift on the right as many newly elected Republican congressional members want defense spending on the chopping block as they head to Capitol Hill, a position not shared by some of the old school Republicans in Congress.

Ten most memorable political adsupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 10:56:00

Billions of dollars poured into political ads this election cycle, and they weren't just negative commercials, or attack ads, but messages of searing personal indictment. The question is: Did they work?

Jack Conway: 'Aquabuddha' ad is OKupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 10:56:00

Democratic Senate nominee Jack Conway defends his religion-themed ad against his opponent, GOP Senate nominee Rand Paul.

Paul volunteer receives summons in stomping outside Kentucky debateupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 09:06:00

A campaign volunteer for Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul was identified by police Tuesday as a suspect in the stomping of a woman outside the venue of a televised debate Monday night.

Woman stomped at Kentucky debateupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 09:06:00

Outside the Kentucky Senate debate, a woman representing liberal group was pushed to the ground and stomped.

Tea Party must get real to have lasting powerupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 07:29:00

Sarah Palin thinks that if the Republican Party doesn't totally embrace the Tea Party movement, it might as well consider itself "through" as an organizing entity.

Loesh to GOP: Follow Tea Party agendaupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 07:29:00

Conservative radio host Dana Loesh says mainstream Republicans should follow the Tea Party agenda.

Paul: Send less money to DCupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 06:14:00

Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul criticizes stimulus spending in his debate with Democratic opponent Jack Conway.

Candidates spar over policy in Kentucky Senate debateupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 06:14:00

The candidates in Kentucky's final Senate debate wasted no time in getting down to business, parsing through policy differences and touting their respective credentials.

Kentucky Senate race gets dirtyupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 14:51:00

Campaigns get personal between Republican senate candidate Rand Paul and Democrat Jack Conway. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

Senate candidates want to give 'Aqua Buddha' a rest in Kentuckyupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 14:51:00

There's one thing Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul and his Democratic opponent Jack Conway have in common: They're both finished talking about "Aqua Buddha."

Senate debate in Kentucky devolves into a name-calling sessionupdated: Sun Oct 17 2010 20:42:00

An ugly Senate campaign in Kentucky grew even uglier Sunday as Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul faced off in a debate that devolved into a name-calling session rather than a give-and-take on the issues facing the state's voters.

Obama is the main theme of Kentucky Senate debateupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 12:23:00

President Barack Obama was a central theme of a televised debate Sunday between Kentucky's two U.S. Senate candidates.

Obama: 'We cannot sit this out'updated: Sun Oct 03 2010 12:23:00

President Obama speaks to supporters at the DNC Gen44 event in Washington.

Coming up, not your average midtermsupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 09:34:00

Not all midterm election years are created equal. They are, after all, typically low-turnout and high-intensity affairs, where little changes. But this fall is set to be high stakes and high drama, with great stories dotting the political landscape and control of Congress hanging in the balance.

Voters backing the 'other' candidateupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 07:49:00

CNN's Candy Crowley talks to two senators about how Tea Partiers are impacting the GOP Senate races.

Positions meet practicality for Tea Party candidatesupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 07:49:00

The handful of Tea Party-backed candidates who've had successful primary wins now face an ideological dilemma -- and potential backlash -- as they retool for a general election campaign.

Ron Paul hits government oil spill efforts; defends GOP chairmanupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 07:19:00

With the first tar balls from the Gulf oil spill now washing ashore in Galveston, Texas, Rep. Ron Paul, whose district includes the affected area, said Monday the federal government is not doing enough in the recovery effort.

Democrats shouldn't be so blue anymoreupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 16:39:00

For several weeks, Democrats have been feeling blue about the 2010 midterm elections. Many have been worried about the possibility of a precipitous decline in the size of their majority in the House and Senate, or even about Republicans retaking control of Congress.

Top issues: Budget deficitupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 11:18:00

In the wake of Congress' $787 billion economic stimulus bill and $700 billion TARP bailout legislation, fiscal conservatives are ringing alarm bells over how much Washington is spending beyond incoming revenue. The federal budget deficit is expected to reach $1.56 trillion this fiscal year, up from a record $1.41 trillion in fiscal 2009, according to the Treasury Department.

Exploding deficitupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 11:18:00

CNN's Dan Lothian reports on the growing deficit and the Obama administration's reaction to it.

Fortune: What the Tea Party means for the health care industryupdated: Tue May 25 2010 13:44:00

With Rand Paul's victory last week in the Republican primary in Kentucky, the Tea Party has instantly earned, if not mainstream status, at least a seat at the table of national discussion. Paul galvanized that in his victory speech when he said, "I have a message, a message from the Tea Party, a message that is loud and clear and does not mince words: We have come to take our government back."

Rand Paul withdraws from appearance, but dominates discussionupdated: Mon May 24 2010 11:49:00

Rand Paul backed out of his Sunday morning talk show appearance, but that didn't stop people from talking about him.

What's behind Rand Paul's confusionupdated: Mon May 24 2010 11:09:00

The caricatures have been flying from left and right since Tea Party Senate candidate Rand Paul started talking about the 1964 Civil Rights Act. That Rand Paul is a racist. That his nomination proves the Republican Party is, too. That MSNBC host Rachel Maddow is a man-eating sorceress. That the liberal media ... you get the idea.

Rand Paul to Dems: 'Bring it on'updated: Thu May 20 2010 07:38:00

Republican and U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul discusses the November midterm elections with CNN's John King.

Rand Paul celebrates his Tea Party-fueled winupdated: Thu May 20 2010 07:38:00

Rand Paul, a first time political candidate and beloved figure among Tea Party activists, captured the Republican nomination for Senate in Kentucky on Tuesday night.

Things to watch as primary results roll inupdated: Tue May 18 2010 19:35:00

Tuesday's primaries and a special election to fill an open congressional seat will be the best sign yet of how the political balance of power could change in November's midterm elections

Ron Paul's son and the Senateupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 12:30:00

Dr. Rand Paul says he wants to follow his father, Rep. Ron Paul, into politics. He spoke on American Morning.

Ron Paul's son following in father's footstepsupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 12:30:00

The phrase "like father, like son" is ringing true for Texas Rep. Ron Paul.

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