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MILBANK: Rand Paul’s rough day at Howard University

April 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON — Tea party titan Rand Paul, visiting Howard University on Wednesday, told students that he had been called “either brave or crazy to be here” at the historically black college.
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Ron Paul, son return to Iowa, energizing crowds of supporters

January 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Monday stoked big crowds packed with younger supporters on a five-city air tour of Iowa, re-emerging in the state he’d left for two days as a leader in state polls but with his support leveling. Traveling with son Sen. Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican and tea party favorite, the libertarian-leaning Texas congressman railed equally against Democrat-backed programs and typically Republican priorities such as the USA Patriot Act. Continue Reading

Franken, Rand Paul form unlikely Senate duo

March 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A 30-minute phone call that Republican Rand Paul received after Election Day – the only one from a Democrat – has sparked an unlikely friendship between the Kentucky Tea Party conservative and an unapologetic Minnesota liberal, Sen. Al Franken. Continue Reading

Al Franken mentoring Rand Paul

March 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Sen. Al Franken kicked off his mentorship of freshman Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday as the pair met for their first official mentoring session. Continue Reading

Rand Paul, Marco Rubio hand tea party early victories

November 2, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The tea party sent two of its favorite sons to the Senate with decisive victories for Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, stoking hopes that their strong conservative and anti-government views will help lead a shake-up on Capitol Hill.
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Rand Paul coasts to victory in Kentucky as Republican gain momentum

November 2, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Republicans gained a Senate seat in Indiana and tea party favorite Rand Paul coasted to victory in Kentucky in midterm elections tonight, first fruits of a drive to break the Democrats’ grip on power in Congress. Continue Reading

Ran Paul supporters push Kentucky protester to the ground, step on her

October 26, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Supporters of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul wrestled a woman to the ground and one stepped on her head after she tried to confront the candidate in Kentucky.
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