Rand Paul

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Rand Paul told Kentucky farm leaders Thursday he supports federal crop insurance programs but did not say whether he would support the next federal farm bill if he is re-elected to the U.S. Senate. 

Ryland Barton, WFPL

Lexington Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray says the Kentucky Farm Bureau should change its policies that oppose same-sex marriage and other LGBTQ issues.

Lisa Autry, WKYU

U.S. Senator Rand Paul says a more hybrid approach is needed in providing health care to the nation’s veterans.  He told a veterans group in Bowling Green on Wednesday that they should be able to get more care locally. 

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The 136th Fancy Farm Picnic, a fundraiser for St. Jerome Catholic Church, will take place this weekend in Graves County.

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul is holding events in far western Kentucky this week, ahead of the Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County on Saturday.

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul admits his philosophy on expanding the Republican Party differs from its presidential nominee Donald Trump.  Paul held a town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon in downtown Lexington. 

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Both of Kentucky’s U.S. Senate candidates are campaigning in eastern Kentucky today as the race picks up steam heading into the annual Fancy Farm picnic on August 6. 


Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul has raised more than $1.2 million in the latest fundraising quarter for his reelection campaign.

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul talked the need for reducing the country’s debt and the tense relationship between police and the public Wednesday during a series of town hall events in western Kentucky.


U.S. Senator Rand Paul is skipping the Republican National Convention next week and is instead hosting a series of town hall meetings in far western Kentucky and performing eye surgeries in Paducah.