rand paul filibuster

Rand Paul was always an unlikely contender for the GOP presidential nomination. But the decline of his campaign has been astonishing. As Politico recently chronicled, it's close to ending practically before it started. Recall that before Trump, it was Paul who was briefly a media darling.
"There's not a shred of evidence that anybody's civil liberties have been violated by it. Not a shred," the former Florida
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who took to the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon to demand a halt to National Security
“The takeaway is that even House members who voted against USA Freedom strongly oppose mass surveillance. The House has spoken
Democratic aides in the Senate said it was unclear whether a vote could be held before the recess, but that if not, it would
Paul's comments came in advance of a major speech he is set to deliver Wednesday afternoon to students and faculty at the
"If he can find the time to go to Junior's Cheesecake with Bill de Blasio, he can find time to go to Fort Meade and stand
UPDATE: 2:50 p.m. -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters aboard Air Force One on Friday afternoon that formal
Paul famously filibustered the nomination of CIA Director John Brennan for 13 hours in a protest over President Barack Obama's
Broun and several other lawmakers on both sides of the aisle had tried to add a provision to the act to end the AUMF, but
In fact, Paul's comments to Fox Business host Cavuto on Monday represented a marked shift in tone from his March filibuster
The White House released a photo of Obama participating in skeet shooting at Camp David in January amid skepticism surrounding
UPDATE: 4:45 p.m. -- Cruz revived his threat Thursday to use "any procedural means necessary" to block gun control legislation
Rand Paul has a new filibuster in the works. The Kentucky Republican recently galvanized the nation's attention with a nearly 13-hour stand against the unchecked use of drones by the Obama administration. When it comes to weapons a bit smaller than unmanned aerial vehicles, however, Paul is less passionate about government oversight.
Dear Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, We, the undersigned, intend to oppose any legislation that would infringe on the
WASHINGTON -- The White House officially withdrew President Barack Obama's nomination of Caitlin Halligan to serve on the
The poll found that 38 percent of respondents think the filibuster was a good way to make an important point about the drone
"There was an exchange, but I don't want to get into the specifics," said Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.). The American public is