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Rand Paul

Rand Paul
United States Senator for Kentucky

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  • An abbreviated work period this month produced mixed results at best— Congress exited Washington without acting on funding the battle against the Zika virus, for starters— and a full plate awaits when lawmakers return next month from a weeklong Memorial Day recess for a six-week sprint to political convention season and the traditional August vacation.

  • WASHINGTON— A bipartisan group of senators took a first step Thursday to blocking a Justice Department proposal that they say would make it too easy for the government to hack into computers during investigations. Justice Department officials say that requirement is not practical in complex computer crime cases where investigators don't know the...

  • Titan Pharmaceuticals Inc and privately owned Braeburn Pharmaceuticals have together developed a matchstick-sized implant that analysts expect will be approved next month, despite mixed reviews. The market for the implant could also be much bigger than first envisaged should a bill gaining bipartisan support on Capitol Hill become law.

  • Corey Young, a founder of courier service CannaRabbit LLC, delivers bags of marijuana to a dispensary in in Louisville, Colorado, U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2015. CannaRabbit and peers are rushing in as regional truckers and nationwide haulers United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp. steer clear of transporting marijuana on concerns over the lack of nationwide clearance of a practice that is still illegal in most states.

    As more and more states legalize marijuana, banks are caught between serving pot businesses and federal law.

  • Ron Paul supporters holler during the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

    Four years after its political awakening, the Ron Paul coalition is diffuse, conflicted and confused — but not dead.

  • April 7- Three of the five candidates running for U.S. president- Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders- have said they supported initiatives that would subject the Federal Reserve's policymaking to greater scrutiny or change its policy framework. *DONALD TRUMP, the Republican front-runner, tweeted in February, "It is so important to audit The Federal Reserve"-...

  • Janet Yellen

    The "economy is rigged," says futurist George Gilder. Here's what he thinks needs to happen to break the cycle.

  • Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve.

    This just may be the worst idea about the Fed that has been presented yet, says Robert R. Johnson.

  • WASHINGTON, March 10- The U.S. Senate on Thursday blocked an effort to prevent the $700 million sale of Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan, although a key lawmaker said he would not allow the use of U.S. funds to finance it. President Barack Obama's administration announced on Feb. 12 that it had approved the sale to Pakistan of the aircraft, as well as...

  • WASHINGTON, March 10- The U.S. Senate on Thursday blocked an effort to prevent the $700 million sale of Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. President Barack Obama's administration announced on Feb. 12 that it had approved the sale to Pakistan of the aircraft, as well as radars and other equipment. Paul had called Pakistan "an uncertain ally" and other...

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