Stories tagged: Rand Paul
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
Republican senators fail in bid to repeal Obamacare
After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated Wednesday they don’t have the stomach to repeal “Obamacare” when it really counts, as the Senate voted 55-45 to reject …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
Trump takes up health care with Rand Paul, on golf course
President Donald Trump brought Sen. Rand Paul to his Virginia golf course on Sunday, planning to discuss health care with the outspoken critic of the failed plan to repeal and …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 9 p.m.
At rally, Trump urges Congress to deal with health care so he can take up taxes, trade
With a key vote expected this week on the Republican plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump sought Monday to bring a heightened urgency to the task: …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
GOP Sen. Paul calls colleague McCain ‘a little bit unhinged’
The discord between two senators from the same party – Rand Paul of Kentucky and John McCain of Arizona – is remarkable even in the current political environment.
Sun., March 12, 2017
Avik Roy: Hard-liners incoherent on AHCA
The AHCA isn’t flawed because it offers financial assistance to the uninsured. It’s flawed because it doesn’t provide enough assistance to them, making premiums unaffordable for many poor people.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
Mischief in the Capitol as GOP rebels stir up trouble
The Capitol is suddenly awash with trouble-makers and rebels – and that’s just the Republicans. Whatever GOP unity was produced by Donald Trump’s victory in November has all but disappeared, …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quits 2016 GOP presidential race
Republican Sen. Rand Paul dropped his 2016 campaign for president Wednesday, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support from growing into a viable force in the crowded …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
Trump says Cruz’s win was fraudulent; Paul drops out of race
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is taking issue with the results of Monday’s Iowa caucuses, accusing contest winner Ted Cruz of fraud.
Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 8:12 p.m.
Rand Paul: ‘If you are gay, there are plenty of places that will hire you’
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, when asked by a college student whether employers ought to be allowed to fire workers because they are gay, said the government should not get …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015
GOP Sen. Rand Paul gives Spokane his presidential pitch
Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul told a packed room of Spokane supporters on Wednesday he believes the GOP could capture Washington’s electoral votes in 2016, if they supported a candidate …
Sat., April 18, 2015, 6 p.m.
As hopefuls campaign in New Hampshire, Paul slams GOP rivals’ foreign policy positions
NASHUA, N.H. — Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GOP presidential field.
Tue., April 7, 2015, 9:34 a.m.
Kentucky’s Rand Paul: ’I am running for president’
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a declaration that he’s running for the White House to “return …
Sat., May 17, 2014
Froma Harrop: Bundy bandwagon results mixed for Republicans, Fox News
The curtain has dropped on the tale of Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher famous for refusing to pay grazing fees for use of public land. He became a hero to …
Sun., June 6, 2010
Tea party candidates giving GOP a headache
WASHINGTON – The Republican Party is enjoying a burst of raw enthusiasm among rank-and-file conservatives that has shot some relatively little-known candidates straight into the national spotlight – stirring concern …
Fri., May 21, 2010
Paul explains comments on Civil Rights Act
WASHINGTON – A tea party conservative on a national stage, Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul of Kentucky labored Thursday to explain remarks suggesting businesses be allowed to deny service to …