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  Paul, Rand
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NameRand Paul
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Born January 07, 1963
Died Still Living (52 years)
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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
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)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 26, 2015 01:15am Strategy New! 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 
Jun 09, 2013 10:30am News Sen. Rand Paul eyes lawsuit, Supreme Court action over surveillance  Article Homegrown Democrat 
May 26, 2013 05:00pm Statement Sen. Paul On Scandals: Obama "Losing The Moral Authority To Lead This Nation"  Article Scott³ 
May 14, 2013 01:00pm News Rand Paul: AP Phone Spying Proves Obama is “Drunk on Power”  Article Scott³ 
Apr 17, 2013 08:00am News Rand Paul’s favorite Democratic president: Grover Cleveland  Article Brandonius Maximus 

TWITTER
Sun Mar 29 00:28:26 +0000 2015 - Who is ready for this Midwest Regional Final? #GoCats #BBN

Sat Mar 28 01:46:58 +0000 2015 - RT @ESPNAndyKatz: The season of the Commonwealth continues. Louisville joining Kentucky in the Elite Eight.

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Wed Mar 25 12:55:59 +0000 2015 - ICYMI: Last night, I joined @seanhannity on @FoxNews to discuss #ClintonHypocrisy, the future of #GOP & more. WATCH: https://t.co/6Qd4tOLHpY

Wed Mar 25 11:45:38 +0000 2015 - RT @seanhannity: .@SenRandPaul: Based on current polling, “nobody in the Republican Party does better against Hillary Clinton than myself.”…

Tue Mar 24 23:00:21 +0000 2015 - When it comes to the issues, Loretta Lynch is even worse than Eric Holder. RETWEET to help #StopLynch http://t.co/87mrvw0tcZ

Tue Mar 24 01:23:10 +0000 2015 - ICYMI: I joined @megynkelly ​ on @FoxNews to discuss the future of the #GOP & more. Watch: https://t.co/INAYQ5Gw6w

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