Will Flight 17 Sober Us Up?

Will Flight 17 Sober Us Up?

WASHINGTON -- Tragedies concentrate the mind. American politics was trundling along on its usual unserious and trivial trajectory when news of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Fligh ...

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Rand Paul Faces Challenge In Opposing GOP War Hawks

Rand Paul Faces Challenge In Opposing GOP War Hawks

Kentucky senator Rand Paul is a curious vehicle for reformation of the Republican Party. He's not a font of creative ideas; he's hobbled by intellectual contradictions; he's viewe ...

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From ‘Grand Old’ To ‘Shameless New’ — Trading National Security For Political Gain

From ‘Grand Old’ To ‘Shameless New’ — Trading National Security For Political Gain

One would think that on the weekend of the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy – a day on which almost 10,000 fathers, brothers, and sons of our greatest generation were ...

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Outreach, Rand Paul Style: Senator Joins Event With Tea Party Extremist E.W. Jackson

Outreach, Rand Paul Style: Senator Joins Event With Tea Party Extremist E.W. Jackson

Unlike many of his fellow Republicans, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has refused to give up on his party's wildly unsuccessful plan to reach out to women, minorities, and other voters ...

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Rand Paul Can Try To Be His Party’s Bill Clinton, But He’ll Never Be President

Rand Paul Can Try To Be His Party’s Bill Clinton, But He’ll Never Be President

This post originally appeared at Eclectablog.com. Rand Paul continues to fling any turd he can find at the Clintons for pretty obvious reasons. The first-term senator from Kentuck ...

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Poll: Less Than 20 Percent Of Conservatives Want Jeb Bush As President

Poll: Less Than 20 Percent Of Conservatives Want Jeb Bush As President

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday that he is "thinking about running for president." According to a new Economist/YouGov poll, however, ...

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WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better For Economy Than Ronald Reagan

WATCH: Rand Paul Says Jimmy Carter Was Better For Economy Than Ronald Reagan

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), a likely 2016 presidential candidate, has some explaining -- and penance -- to do. On Wednesday, Mother Jones dug up some old videos of the self-proclaim ...

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Sen. Paul Says Lack Of Experience Should Not Be A Hindrance To Presidential Run

Sen. Paul Says Lack Of Experience Should Not Be A Hindrance To Presidential Run

By Rick Pearson, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO—First-term Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that lack of experience can sometimes ...

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