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Sen. Rand Paul urged members of the Kentucky Legislature on Wednesday to restore the voting rights of some nonviolent felons and said it is time for the nation to rethink the "war on drugs" — putting him in the middle of a couple of thorny debates that put him at odds with many traditional conservatives.
Sen. Rand Paul's scramble this week to clarify his remarks on whether drone killings should be allowed on American soil underscores a key challenge facing the ambitious Kentucky politician: translating his libertarian principles into clear policy positions.
In light of the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., partisan voices are only getting louder on the issue of gun control.
Could President Obama's re-election campaign be overmarketed and overpackaged in the trite era of political "likability"?
For conservatives, the notion of appearing on Bill Maher's popular weekly politics and comedy program can seem one step removed from entering the Roman Coliseum via underground trapdoor, circa 80 A.D. After all, Mr. Maher — who will be performing standup at Strathmore this Sunday — unapologetically leans left, his studio audience tends to follow suit, and the show's three-person panel discussion format typically leaves solo right-wing guests outnumbered. That said, conservatives who have appeared on "Real Time" insist that the experience can be both beneficial and enjoyable — provided guests follow a few simple guidelines.
Ron Paul supporters know he has little chance of becoming the next president, but they say his third bid for the job is about more than winning the GOP nomination or the White House — it's about guiding the political landscape beyond the Republican-Democrat duopoly that's controlled Washington for more than a century.
Opinions from around the web on the death of Sen. Robert Byrd.