By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/05/13 05:32 PM
A year out from Election Day 2014, national Republicans are vowing to do whatever is necessary to retake control of the Senate, even it means fighting outside conservative groups or taking sides against other Republicans in primary races.
By Philip Klein | 11/07/13 06:13 PM
Sen. Rand Paul was supposed to be a more politically savvy version of his father, former Texas congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul. The senior Paul energized a subset of the Republican Party, but the younger Paul was supposed to be a more mainstream advocate for limited government...
By Ashe Schow | 11/07/13 12:02 PM
Sen. Mike Lee is frustrated with Republicans who are criticizing each other and not President Obama, saying the GOP needs to be “focusing our arrows” on the chief executive. The Utah Republican's comment to Fox News host Sean Hannity came in response to a question about New Jersey Gov....
By Joel Gehrke | 11/06/13 03:43 PM
Senate Intelligence Committee lawmakers voted to have an independent "red team" panel review presidential decisions to target overseas Americans suspected of terrorism for drone strikes. “This common sense legislation also improves accountability and oversight of counterterrorism policy by...
By Paul Bedard | 11/05/13 09:09 AM
The 2016 GOP pre-primary is turning to battleground state South Carolina, with Tea Party favorites Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz attending major events to draw attention to their goal of trimming the size of the government. Cruz went first, on Monday appearing at a “Pastors and Pews” event...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/03/13 04:50 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., reacted Sunday to a New York Times report that his colleague Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, had privately dismissed him as a presidential candidate. According to the report, Cruz told donors in New York that Paul would have difficulties running for president because he could...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/31/13 06:32 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein and the Senate Intelligence Committee voted to impose some restrictions on the National Security Agency's phone surveillance program, but Sen. Rand Paul regards that bill as "window-dressing." "I think Feinstein's bill is window-dressing," the Kentucky Republican told the...
By John Stossel | 10/30/13 01:36 PM
I've always avoided reporting on the Federal Reserve. I know it's more important than much of the stuff I cover, but it's so boring. How can I succeed on TV reporting on the Fed? Fed chairs even work at being dull. Alan Greenspan said he tried to be obscure because he didn't want to spook...
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 09:26 AM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will place a "hold" on President Obama's Federal Reserve chair nominee until the Senate is permitted to vote on a bill to audit the Fed.
By Charlie Spiering | 10/29/13 02:00 PM
After Sen. Rand Paul's staff put up a picture of the senator eating a candy bar, one of his fans suggested that it should be turned into a Snickers commercial meme featuring John McCain.
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