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

"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."

Says Marco Rubio believes the earth is 9,000 years old and that humans hunted dinosaurs to extinction; says  Rand Paul believes the earth is 10,000 years old and God removed dinosaurs "to make space for humans."

"The president won the youth vote 3 to 1, but his numbers have dropped 20, 30 percent among the youth."

Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs."

Recent stories featuring Rand Paul

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.

Rand Paul's numbers stumble, Nancy Pelosi and Mike Simpson not yet quite best friends: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup:

Rand Paul stumbles on his numbers, while Mike Simpson and Nancy Pelosi aren't nearly as close as portrayed, all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

The story behind Rand Paul's son, Medicaid and Kentucky's marketplace:

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.

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