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‘Enough is enough’: Rand Paul suggests cutting benefits for unwed mothers with too many kids

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) suggested the possibility of cutting government benefits for unwed mothers who have multiple children. “Maybe we have to say ‘enough’s enough, you shouldn’t be having kids after a certain amount,’” said Paul, who opposes legal abortion and has criticized the federal health care law’s contraception mandate…

Rand Paul: ‘We haven’t had a big debate about Obamacare’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) asserted on Tuesday that shutting down the government over President Barack Obama’s health care reform law was a productive exercise “because we haven’t had a big debate about Obamacare, really, since it passed.” Speaking to CNN host Kate Bolduan, Paul declared that Republicans had attempted to…

Rand Paul won’t be a ‘birther for Republicans’ over Ted Cruz presidential run

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) says he won’t be a “birther for Republicans” so he’s “staying out” of the debate over whether Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is eligible to run for president. During an interview on Tuesday, CNN’s Erin Burnett asked Paul if Cruz should be allowed to run for president…

Rand Paul slams Clinton during tour of GOP hot spots

Rand Paul for president? Why else is he in Iowa? (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., greats supporters after speaking at the Iowa GOP Lincoln Dinner event Friday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Sen. Paul opened his presidential exploration tour with a splashy set…

Mitt Romney wins the Nevada caucus by a wide margin

Former governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) scored his most decisive win to date in the Nevada Republican caucus tonight, winning the race by more than 15 percent and leaving former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) to battle for second place again with former Sen. Rick Santorum…

Paul: Gingrich ‘chickened out’ of military service

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Wednesday said that a draft dodger like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich had no business sending kids to war. In his speech following finishing fourth in the Iowa caucuses Tuesday night, Gingrich had said that Paul’s “views on foreign policy I think are stunningly…

Influential U.S. jazz player Motian dies

The influential US jazz drummer and composer, Paul Motian, died Tuesday at the age of 80 in New York, a close friend said. “Paul did pass away early this morning,” Carole d’Inverno, a painter, told AFP. Jazz producer Hans Wendl said Motian had died from complications from Myelodisplastic Syndrome, a bone disorder. In the latter…

Sarah Palin: ‘I didn’t mess up about Paul Revere’

Failed former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin insists that she didn’t flub the history of Paul Revere. The former Alaska governor was widely mocked last week when she offered a skewed version of the Revere story. “He who warned, uh, the British that they weren’t going to be taking…

Glenn Beck: Fox News ‘one of the only places you’ll find truth’

Conservative conspiracy host Glenn Beck compared himself to American icon Paul Revere on Wednesday after announcing that he’s leaving Fox News. “When I took this job, I didn’t take it because it was going to be a career for me,” Beck said. “Paul Revere did not get up on that…

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