Rand Paul

When Ron Paul ran for president in 2008 and 2012, his rallies were decidedly unpretentious affairs, appropriately suited to the scrappy outsider nature of his campaign. His son is trying things a little differently.

In a ranking of the Politico 50, the online political magazine says Kentucky's junior U.S. Senator--and possible 2016 presidential candidate--is scrambling the way we think about terms like "conservative."

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and the libertarian movement seem to have political momentum on their side and could win young voters for the Republican Party — if it doesn’t shut them down. Ron Draper, writing for The New York Times Magazine, explores Paul's role in the current movement, and his expected bid for the White House in 2016.

Senator Rand Paul Serves up Cornbread, Politics

Nov 6, 2012

Republicans in the U.S. Senate are just as anxious to know the outcome of their races as they are for the White House. A Senate takeover is highly important to conservatives who want to repeal the federal health care law.