Rand Paul

The Republican Party's Wacko Birds are Also Its Policy Wonks
September 23, 2013

Frank Rich has a somewhat surprising essay in New York magazine in which he makes the case that Rand Paul has been an important and valuable presence in the Senate.

Rand Paul's Syria Bible Thumping
Why does he only seem to care about the country's Christians?
September 04, 2013

"I have nothing good to say about Assad," Kentucky Senator Rand Paul made sure to stipulate on a hurried conference call after the marathon Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing on Syria yesterday.

Rand Paul's Dangerous Lasik Obsession
August 27, 2013

Senator Rand Paul has spent much of the August recess engaged in typical political activities—attending a roundtable on school reform, participating in a fundraiser for a fellow Republican, and speaking at a local ham breakfast.

Even Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Can't Stand Him
August 08, 2013

It’s not easy for many coastal liberals to understand how it can be that Mitch McConnell is facing a conservative challenge in the Republican primary for his Senate re-election.

The Chris Christie-Rand Paul War That Wasn't
August 01, 2013

We think of the days when the Hearsts and Pulitzers of this country fanned the flames of war to sell newspapers as long behind us, but as it turns out, it’s an impulse that’s alive and well in certain newsrooms.Did that strike you as needlessly hyper

John McCain, Undecided 2016 Voter
An exclusive interview on Fox News, Tea Party nihilism, and Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul in 2016
July 30, 2013

John McCain on Fox's schizophrenia, the Tea Party's nihilism, and the difficulty of choosing between Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton in 2016. 

What the Chris Christie-Rand Paul Ruckus Really Means
July 26, 2013

The political press is abuzz over what sure looks like one of the first clashes of the Republican Party's 2016 primary season.

The 2016 Republican Primary is Going to be Awesome
July 19, 2013

That does it. With Rep. Peter King’s announcement that he’s interested in running for president in 2016, I want to enter for the record my unseemly, unabashed excitement for the 2016 Republican primaries.

Why Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Are Taking on Military Sex Assault
July 16, 2013

Kirsten Gillibrand has made two unlikely allies in her efforts to address the military’s endemic problems with sexual abuse: Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas.

Rand Paul's Not Worried About His Neo-Confederate Co-Author
July 11, 2013

A couple days ago, news broke that Rand Paul's co-author and social media director Jack Hunter was once the Southern Avenger, a shock-jock radio personality who wore a red mask with the stars and bars criss-crossing his face.

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