By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
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Iranian dissidents in the U.S. are preparing for the Persian New Year with a major push in Washington for the removal of the brutal, theocratic regime in Iran and for the relocation of 3,000 Iranian refugees confined to a squalid camp in Iraq where they are targeted by pro-Iranian terrorists.
Former top U.S. officials denounced the State Department, the United Nations and Iraq for failing to protect unarmed Iranian dissidents in a camp near Baghdad and blamed Iran for a weekend rocket attack that killed six refugees and wounded 50.
Not all Coloradans appreciated former Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy harshing their buzz Wednesday with his anti-marijuana effort.
A new poll shows that Congress is less popular than root canals and colonoscopies, but more popular than the Ebola virus, meth labs and gonorrhea.
For three days in Charlotte, a parade of prominent Democrats — including former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and President Obama himself — will try to rev up the base with live speeches. But one voice that dominated party politics for decades will be notably absent: the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
Massachusetts Sen. Scott P. Brown says he won't be pressured by the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's son to stop running a radio ad claiming the elder Kennedy's position is similar to Mr. Brown's in the fight over whether religious employers should have to provide birth-control coverage.
The Capitol's Kennedy drought may not last long.
Former Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, son of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, is engaged to be married.
Two years ago, it would have been unthinkable that both seats held by Kennedy family members could be won by Republicans.
Just three of the 535 members of Congress are openly gay, but two candidates hope to inch that number up to five this year.
Republican candidate Dino Rossi now leads incumbent Sen. Patty Murray, a Democrat, in the Senate race in Washington, according to a poll released Monday by the University of Washington.
He urged the resistance supporters to image a democratic Iran, free of the religious extremism of the ruling mullahs, as they celebrate the Persian New Year on March 20.
"We can begin to think about what a new year would look like in a country that is the birthplace of civilization but still is governed in a way that relegates it to the Stone Age," he said.