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The U.S. Senate has blocked a measure that would have halted the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Kentucky Republican Rand Paul was one of four lawmakers who forced a vote on the issue.

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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.

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Riding a wave of notoriety from his failed presidential campaign, Sen. Rand Paul has returned to Kentucky, relatively unscathed, to run for re-election to his U.S. Senate seat.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will be in Murray Friday ahead of next Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat currently held by Rand Paul.

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President Barack Obama is calling on Senator Rand Paul to drop his objections to pending international tax treaties so they can move forward in Congress. 

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Both Republican Senator Rand Paul and one of his Democratic challengers offered April Fools jokes Friday.

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Voters will head to the polls in Christian and Trigg counties Tuesday in the special election for the currently vacant 8th District Kentucky House seat. The election is one of four next week that could shift power in the Kentucky Legislature.

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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says that the Senate shouldn’t confirm an appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Obama because it amounts to a “conflict of interest.”

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is reportedly considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Rand Paul.  The news received a mixed reaction Friday in the state capitol.

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Thanks to the Republican Party of Kentucky approving a caucus instead of its usual primary next year, Kentucky’s junior U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is running for both president and a second term in Washington.

Paul concluded a two-day tour of the commonwealth Tuesday with a town hall-style event in Fulton County. Paul told a crowd at Fulton’s Pontotoc Community Center that he is opposed to sending ground troops to the Middle East to fight ISIS.

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