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Piers Morgan asks Ron Paul why he is still in the race

CNN host Piers Morgan on Monday night asked Texas Rep. Ron Paul why he was still in the Republican presidential race when his situation seemed “terminal.” He noted that Paul had obtained only 71 delegates, far behind former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. But Paul…

Ron Paul tops list of House members whose campaigns paid families $3.1 million

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) emerged this week atop a list of congressional representatives who’ve paid family members fees and salaries from their campaign war chests, congressional offices and political action committees, with one ethics advocacy group highlighting him for paying more of his relatives over the last two election cycles…

Ron Paul: Secret Service protection ‘is a form of welfare’

Unlike the other GOP presidential candidates remaining in the race, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) explained Monday on NBC’s The Tonight Show why he doesn’t want Secret Service protection. “It’s a form of welfare, having tax payers pay to take care of somebody,” he said. “I’m an ordinary citizen and I…

Fred Karger beats Ron Paul in Puerto Rico primary

Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger received at least 250 more votes in the Puerto Rico Republican primary on Sunday than Texas Rep. Ron Paul. “We spent the past 6 days campaigning hard in Puerto Rico and it worked. Ron Paul has been in all 20 debates, raised $35 million, and…

GOP Rep. Tim Johnson blasts U.S. involvement in ‘senseless, silly wars’

While introducing Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul at the University of Illinois on Wednesday, Rep. Tim Johnson (R) said the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wasted too many lives and too much money. Paul has “led the crusade for limited government, constitutional principles, individual liberties, fiscal sanity and restraint, and…

Ron Paul: GOP going to be the John McCain party in 2012

Texas Rep. Ron Paul warned his fellow Republican presidential candidates on Tuesday that they risked losing to President Barack Obama if they did not reconsider their foreign policy. “They want more war than Obama,” he said on CNBC. “I think Obama wants way too much. He’s ready to go into…

Judge denies Ron Paul’s request to unmask anonymous YouTube user

A judge has rejected the motion of presidential candidate Ron Paul to unmask an anonymous YouTube user who made a video trashing his former rival Jon Huntsman. The Public Citizen Litigation Group, American Civil Liberties Union, Foundation, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Digital Media Law Project had urged the court to…

Ron Paul: Limbaugh apologized so he wouldn’t lose more sponsors

There was no sincerity in Rush Limbaugh’s apology to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke, according to the perspective shared by Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) Sunday morning. Appearing on CBS’ Face The Nation, Paul again called Limbaugh’s comments towards Fluke as “crude” and expressed that the controversial radio host became nervous…

Ron Paul denies secret alliance with Romney campaign

During an appearance on CNN on Tuesday, Texas Rep. Ron Paul denied teaming up with Mitt Romney to take down Rick Santorum. “If that’s all he has to talk about, that means he doesn’t have much of a platform to talk about. I would think we’re supposed to be talking…

Author: Pro-choice Ayn Rand ‘would have hated Ron Paul’

Gary Weiss, the author of Ayn Rand Nation, said Tuesday that despite some overlap between their political philosophies, the novelist Ayn Rand would have hated Texas Rep. Ron Paul. Many conservatives, most notably Glenn Beck, have renewed interest in the novels and philosophy of Rand. The Russian-born atheist author espoused…

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