Rand Paul's file:
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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

"Washington has incentivized the militarization of local police precincts."

"I haven’t really proposed (phasing out aid to Israel) in the past."

"It cost us more to shut the government down than to keep it open."

"For every Kentuckian that has enrolled in Obamacare, 40 have been dropped from their coverage."

40 percent of illegal immigrants "had a visa and then became illegal," mostly because "they changed jobs."

Recent stories featuring Rand Paul

Sarah Palin twice, the DA's vodka, Rand Paul on tanks: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

The former Alaska governor weighs in, with mixed results, on Gov. Rick Perry's indictment in Texas. Sen. Rand Paul, meanwhile, talks about the increasing militarization of America's civilian police forces -- all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

Rand Paul vs. Rand Paul, Harry Reid's 'do-nothing' Congress: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

Rand Paul's claims swing back and forth on the Truth-O-Meter in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup, while assertions about Harry Reid and college tuition levels also make an appearance. 

Fact-checking Rand Paul's Iowa trip:

On his 10-stop tour of Iowa this week, Sen. Rand Paul not-so-subtly tested the waters of a 2016 presidential run. We found some facts to check among his remarks and interviews -- one True and one Pants on Fire!

Rick Perry, Rand Paul and American interventionism:

Are Rick Perry, Rand Paul and Barack Obama on the same page on Iraq?

Are Rick Perry, Rand Paul and Barack Obama on the same page on Iraq?:

Perry and Paul have opposing views on whether America should intervene in other countries' conflicts, but their solutions for Iraq have similarities with each other -- and with President Barack Obama.

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