Republican from Kentucky
Rand Paul is a U.S. senator from Kentucky. A physician by trade, Paul defeated Democrat Jack Conway in 2010 for the seat formerly held by Sen. Jim Bunning.
Recent statements involving Rand Paul
Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs."
"There are many studies that indicate" that the longer people get unemployment insurance, "it provides some disincentive to work."
"Eighty-five percent of government's running right now. Only 15 percent of government spending is shut down."
Recent stories featuring Rand Paul
We can't fully explain why Paul's son was enrolled in Medicaid if he wasn't eligible. We suspect it gets complicated when parents buy insurance in one state and a child buys insurance in another.
As you prepare to break bread, we break down 10 statements from the past year that we found to be topical, entertaining or both. They all earned a True rating on the Truth-O-Meter.
Sen. Rand Paul went on The Daily Show and talked about health care for young people. Some of his comments, though, didn't paint an accurate picture of the federal health law and its costs.
What better way to welcome Obama to Central Texas than walking through the most popular PolitiFact fact checks of, or about, him this year--plus they include a 2012 check of Romney.
We look at claims that the government still funds goofy projects like fantasy football and research on duck penises. But not all of these claims are accurate.
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