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Rand Paul speaks at the CPAC on February 10, 2011 in Washington, DC.

If he runs for president, Sen. Rand Paul will not be your typical Republican candidate.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Breitbart.com

McConnell Submits Bill to Keep Harry Reid from Exploiting Israel's Iron Dome in Border Crisis Package

With the immigration issue raging on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made a little-noticed move that could help Republicans stop Democratic Leader Harry Reid from jamming the GOP on immigration with the politics of the Israel-Hamas conflict.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Strategic Defense Initiative, Barack Obama, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger

Cincinnati.com

Paul, McConnell show united front in Covington

Paul, McConnell show united front in Covington Paul, a tea party favorite, has often been portrayed as having a strained relationship with McConnell, an establishment figure Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1rGjNEh Senator Rand Paul talks with his director of veteran's affairs, Lloyd Rogers, before a Fourth Congressional GOP ... (more)

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Related Topix: Covington, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

The China Post

Senator urges Myanmar to reform constitution to allow Suu Kyi run

The top-ranking Republican senator issued a strong call for Myanmar to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule.

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Related Topix: Aung San Suu Kyi, World News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Harlan Daily Enterprise

News in brief2:44 pm

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes on Thursday night portrayed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as being out of touch with the struggles of Kentuckians, and said his partisanship has hurt the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Democrat

Independent

RONNIEa SELLIS: Fancy Farm only days away

We're just days away from the annual Fancy Farm Picnic and political free-for-all which used to be the "official" beginning of fall campaigns in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Fancy Farm, KY, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Agriculture, Science

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

GOP Wants to Fund Israeli 'Iron Dome', Smokers Live Longer Than...

Editor's Note : We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics

WAVE-TV Louisville

Grimes, Democrats blast McConnell at annual dinner

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes hammered Sen. Mitch McConnell over jobs and partisan politics Thursday during a fundraiser in Louisville.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Caller

Watch Out Senators, There's A Boyle That Needs Lancing

Today Breitbart News reporter Matthew Boyle took the ME-ification of journalism to new depths.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News

Roll Call

McConnell Seeks to Break Out Funding for Israel's Iron Dome From Border Bill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is introducing standalone legislation to provide funding for Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system.

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Sunherald.com

Obama wants to get tough on companies that flee U.S. taxes

The practice, called inversion, occurs when large U.S. corporations merge with smaller foreign companies, moving their headquarters to low-tax countries such as Ireland while making only minimal changes to their operations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Senator Bob Casey

The Wichita Eagle

Obama wants to get tough on companies that flee U.S. taxes

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Thomas Carper, Democrat, Senator Bob Casey

Roll Call

Coal Country Kentuckians Will Invade Washington, Mitch McConnell Says

The EPA plans four public hearings on its proposed "Clean Power Plan" for greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants, but none of them are in "coal country" - much to the chagrin of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roll Call, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Pennsylvania

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

In what Frank Luntz calls the worst political ad of this cycle , Republican senate candidate Terri Lynn Land of Michigan sits idly by for 12 seconds---robotically sipping from a prop coffee mug, shaking her head, making goofy faces and looking at her watch---after tasking the viewer to think about some mysterious thing her opponent said about the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Gay/Lesbian

News Max

Karl Rove Hails McConnell's Campaign as Lesson to GOP

Republican strategist Karl Rove praised Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as an example of how vulnerable GOP candidates can fight back against false advertising from Democratic opponents in midterm races.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Karl Rove, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

The Hill

Mitch McConnell's mythmaking on coal jobs

In this era of self-serving political myths, Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican minority leader, is perpetrating one of the most outrageous.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

News Max

For GOP, Odds of Senate Takeover Are Good - Or Not That Good

The odds of winning enough races to regain control of the Senate remain in Republicans' favor, but how favorable depends on whether you listen to The New York Times or The Washington Post or neither.

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Related Topix: US News, The Washington Post Company, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Donna Brazile: ACA working for millions

Please keep this quiet. I'm all for a more civil society, especially in Washington, and I don't want to anger people.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Lexington Herald-Leader

City, state, federal officials will fight plan to send Lexington mail to Louisville, Knoxville

Elected officials said Wednesday they will do what they can to keep regional mail-sorting operations at Lexington's Nandino Boulevard location.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Andy Barr, US House of Representatives, Kentucky, Walton, KY

ThinkProgress

Senate Republicans Advance Key Part Of Obama's Budget, Two Years Later

More than two years after President Obama called on Congress to curb corporate offshoring, the Bring Jobs Home Act will finally get a debate in Congress after the Senate voted 93-7 to advance the bill on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Liberal Political News

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