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  Paul, Rand
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2011-01-03  
 
NameRand Paul
Address200 Lakeside Way
Bowling Green, Kentucky , United States
EmailNone
Websitehttp://www.randpaul.com/
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Born January 07, 1963 (53 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 30, 2016 11:34pm
Tags Caucasian - German - Very Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Married - Christian - Presbyterian - Protestant - Straight -
InfoRand Paul is the third of five children. He grew up in a small town in Texas and attended Baylor University before leaving to go to Duke Medical School. Dr. Paul completed a General Surgery Internship at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta and earned his ophthalmology residency at Duke University.

Dr. Paul is married to his loving wife, Kelley Ashby, of Russellville, KY. They have been married for 18 years and have three boys: Will 16, Duncan 13, and Robert 10.

Dr. Paul has owned his own business, performing eye surgery in Bowling Green, KY, for 18 years. He is also the founder of the Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic, an organization that performs eye exams and surgery for less fortunate patients.

Additionally, Dr. Rand Paul founded the Kentucky Taxpayers United (KTU) in 1994. KTU rates the state legislature’s tax honesty and helps promote the Americans for Tax Reform taxpayer pledge, to oppose any and all marginal income tax increases and any reduction in tax deductions.

Dr. Rand Paul delivered his first public speech in a debate with Senator Phil Gramm at the age of 21 in San Antonio. For his father's Presidential campaign, Dr. Rand Paul traveled throughout ten different states. In December of 2007, he spoke to thousands of supporters at the historic Fanueil Hall in Boston on the day his father’s campaign set the record for most online donations in a single day.

Rand Paul is a career doctor, not a politician. His entrance into politics is indicative of his life’s work: a desire to diagnose problems, and provide practical solutions.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
06/18/2015-06/21/2015 Public Policy Polling (D) 43.00% ( 1.0) 42.00% ( 2.0) 15.00% ( 1.0)
08/25/2011-08/28/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 42.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0) 14.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
10/06/2014-10/19/2014 Western Kentucky University 50.00% ( 0.0) 37.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
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The Tea Party Goes to Washington  Purchase Craverguy 

EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 20, 2016 09:20am Statement Rand Paul calls Donald Trump 'Gollum'  Article RP 
Nov 18, 2015 05:30pm Statement Rand Paul: Pause on French citizens, too  Article RP 
Aug 17, 2015 01:00pm Event Rand Paul makes $250,000 down payment for GOP presidential caucus in Kentucky  Article RP 
Apr 06, 2015 06:25am Commentary Rand Paul Is Not A Libertarian  Article RP 
Mar 26, 2015 01:15am Strategy Rand Paul Proposes Boosting Defense Spending  Article RP 
Jul 09, 2013 08:00am Profile Rebel Yell - Rand Paul aide has history of neo-Confederate sympathies, inflammatory statements  Article RP 

TWITTER
Mon Dec 05 14:47:33 +0000 2016 - Congratulations to Dr. Ben Carson on being nominated for secretary of Department of Housing and Development.

Fri Dec 02 23:16:05 +0000 2016 - RT @RedAlert: .@RandPaul wants Sen. Bob Corker for Secretary of State https://t.co/4A6DBvgqYP https://t.co/uT5WzkYqAN

Fri Dec 02 19:43:10 +0000 2016 - RT @YALiberty: We are so thankful for how far we have come. The principles of Liberty are more popular than ever. Thank you! Here's to many…

Thu Dec 01 19:05:00 +0000 2016 - A great afternoon with @Nigel_Farage and @RepThomasMassie #Liberty https://t.co/VyC6zgkqid

Thu Dec 01 17:14:37 +0000 2016 - Keeping Christians in the Middle East in my thoughts and prayers. #WeAreN https://t.co/NJpzsD7Sq4

Thu Dec 01 02:20:41 +0000 2016 - This seems like a bad idea: https://t.co/UJIJkNXxHw

Wed Nov 30 02:21:44 +0000 2016 - Everybody on the planet is more likely to advocate for war being the last resort except John Bolton! https://t.co/nDMJeh5vxR

Wed Nov 30 00:42:59 +0000 2016 - RT @FoxNews: .@RandPaul: "You can’t do nation building abroad and at home. We don't have enough money for that." #Tucker https://t.co/PCXHn…

Wed Nov 30 00:42:56 +0000 2016 - RT @FoxNews: .@RandPaul: I would call [Giuliani & Bolton] unrepentant advocates of Iraq War. They haven’t learned any of the lessons in the…

Tue Nov 29 23:18:12 +0000 2016 - Looking forward to joining @TuckerCarlson on @FoxNews in the 7pm ET hour today. Tune in! https://t.co/2CNI0fKtwF

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FAMILY
Wife Kelley Paul Oct 20, 1990-
Father Ron Paul 1935-
Brother Ronald "Ronnie" Paul, Jr. 0000-
Sister Lori Paul Pyeatt 0000-
Brother Robert Paul 0000-
Sister Joy Paul-LeBlanc 0000-
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FL District 19 - Special R Primary - Apr 22, 2014 R Curt Clawson
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VA Governor - R Convention - May 18, 2013 R Ken Cuccinelli
US Secretary of the Treasury - Feb 27, 2013 D Jacob J. "Jack" Lew
US Secretary of Defense - Feb 26, 2013 R Chuck Hagel
US Secretary of State - Jan 29, 2013 D John Kerry
WI US Senate - R Primary - Aug 14, 2012 R Mark Neumann
FL US Senate - R Primary - Aug 14, 2012 R Connie Mack IV
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MI District 11 - R Primary - Aug 07, 2012 NPA Kerry Bentivolio
NM US Senate - R Primary - Jun 05, 2012 R John Sanchez
NM US Senate - R Primary - Jun 05, 2012 R Greg Sowards
TX US Senate - R Primary - May 29, 2012 R Ted Cruz
KY US President - R Primary - May 22, 2012 R Ron Paul
KY District 4 - R Primary - May 22, 2012 R Thomas Massie
NE US Senate - R Primary - May 15, 2012 R Don Stenberg
PA District 18- R Primary - Apr 24, 2012 R Evan Feinberg
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Ron Paul
US Senate Republican Conference Vice Chairman - Dec 13, 2011 R Ron Johnson
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CT US Senate - R Primary - Aug 10, 2010 R Peter Schiff
OK District 4 - R Primary - Jul 27, 2010 D R. J. Harris
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