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Sen. Rand Paul 'considering' presidential bid; no decision before next year

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Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said Wednesday that he is “considering” running for president in the 2016 election, but he won’t make a decision before next year.

Mr. Paul, a tea party favorite, told reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor that he wants to be “part of the national debate” and that he will continue to travel to the early primary states.


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He has appearances already penciled next month in Iowa and New Hampshire, and another in South Carolina this summer.

“We are considering it,” Mr. Paul said. “We won’t make a decision before 2014.”

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