Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, speaks during a discussion by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of legislation for the Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, speaks during a discussion by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions of legislation for the Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)