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Populist Dr. Paul: Build bridges here at home

Analysis by Kay B. Day Dr. Rand Paul, US senator from Kentucky, launched his presidential campaign today in his home state city of Louisville with a heavy dose of populism and government reform. Perhaps no other candidate, presumed or declared … Continue reading

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Rand’s ‘pre-nouncement’ punctuated by snark from Graham

Profiles of 2016 Presidential Contenders Commentary by Kay B. Day Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is expected to formally announce a bid for the White House on Tuesday, and ‘pre-nouncements’ abound across cyberspace. Paul enjoys general tolerance from old guard GOP, … Continue reading

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Cruz announces 2016 bid, gets endorsement of sorts from Gov. Moonbeam

Profiles of 2016 presidential contenders Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) announced his presidential bid as Monday began, opting to ask for support via Twitter [@tedcruz] around midnight. His declaration was simple; it was accompanied by a video: “I’m running for … Continue reading

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Not-Hillary, Obama-lite candidate O’Malley emerges for Democrats

Profiles of 2016 presidential contenders Analysis by Kay B. Day The Republican field of potential presidential nominees includes a number of former governors who are proven capable leaders. As Democrats maneuver to come up with Not-Hillary candidates who have gubernatorial … Continue reading

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