Controversial Former Shock Jock

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10:24 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Former Controversial 'Shock Jock' Resigns From Sen. Rand Paul's Staff

Jack Hunter at one time was a radio shock jock working under the title of the "Southern Avenger"

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An aide to U.S. Sen. Rand Paul who spent years working as a radio shock jock has resigned because of some of his past comments, including one that President Abraham Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth's heart was "in the right place."

Paul, a Kentucky Republican and potential presidential candidate in 2016, told reporters on Monday that Jack Hunter's departure from his staff was a mutual decision.

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