Hours from a midnight deadline for contested anti-terror measures to expire, no solution was in sight as the Senate convened an extraordinary Sunday session to hash out a way forward. Intelligence officials warned the result would amount to a win…
By Gwen Ifill
The Republican race is taking shape! The latest poll conducted by Connecticut’s Quinnipiac University says so. But with so many numbers to digest, here’s why it’s all so ridiculous.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul commandeered the Senate floor Wednesday to deliver a nearly 11 hours-long protest against renewal of the Patriot Act, calling the post-Sept. 11 law government intrusion on Americans' privacy.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Republican presidential candidates and hopefuls were in New Hampshire this weekend for a party conference, the first gathering of its kind this year in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
By Associated Press
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is making it a family affair while campaigning in New Hampshire, while Mike Huckabee is still playing coy about his presidential ambitions.
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including whether cops should wear body cameras in the wake of the video of a police shooting in South Carolina,…
By Calvin Woodward, Philip Elliott, Associated Press
Sen. Rand Paul is campaigning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination as a man who wants to upend the ways of Washington. In one way, though, he's a creature of the nation's capital: He carries on a long tradition of…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, a judge in Pakistan ordered criminal charges be filed against the CIA’s former station chief in Pakistan and its one-time general counsel over an American drone strike in 2009 that killed two people. Also, jurors…
By Philip Elliott and Adam Beam, Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Sen. Rand Paul, a tea party favorite and frequent antagonist of leaders of his Republican Party, is ready to test how much change voters want, both for their government and for the GOP.
By Lisa Desjardins
Rand Paul is best known as a libertarian, Senate force-of-one and Kentucky Tea Party favorite. He is prolific (lead sponsor on 353 bills in four years) and the second generation in a father-son dynasty of doctors running for president. As…
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