Topic - Doug Stafford

Subscribe to this topic via RSS or ATOM
Related Stories
  • Iowa Republican Party chairman A.J. Spiker.

    Former Iowa GOP chief takes post with Rand Paul PAC

    The former head of the Iowa Republican Party has taken a job with Sen. Rand Paul's political action committee — providing more evidence that the Kentucky Republican is laying the foundation for a 2016 presidential bid.

  • ** FILE ** Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) greets supporters after speaking at a tea party rally on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Rand Paul to Chris Christie: You need to talk to more real Americans

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, leading the opposition to drone killing of U.S. citizens and to massive government surveillance of U.S. citizens email and phone records, fired back at fellow Republican Christie Christie, the New Jersey governor, who had attacked the Kentucky Republican for opposing massive government surveillance of U.S. citizens.

  • ** FILE ** Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, gavels open the abbreviated first session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Sen. Rand Paul, Newt Gingrich deny plot to oust Priebus

    Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, two of the Republican Party's big guns, are sticking by Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and rejecting rumors that they have joined a group trying to block Mr. Priebus from another two-year term as head of the party.

More Stories →

Quotations
  • Paul chief strategist Doug Stafford has said Kentucky law barring simultaneous runs for two federal offices is unconstitutional and therefore not a serious impediment to a presidential bid even if the state legislature doesn't recast — or reinterpret — the law in Mr. Paul's favor.

    Rand Paul experiences first speed bumps as 2016 front-runner →

  • "We thank the Kentucky Senate for recognizing the need to clarify the law to avoid a conflict with the U.S. Constitution," he said. "Federal law governs federal elections, and the Supreme Court has made it clear that states cannot impose additional qualifications beyond those in the Constitution."

    News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT →

Happening Now