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3:01 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Conway Offers Help For Pilot Hemp Project

Kentucky's attorney general is offering to assist hemp supporters as the state prepares for the start of a hemp-growing pilot program this year.

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Local/Regional News
12:32 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

McConnell, Paul Offer Bill Aimed At Rural Lending

Kentucky U-S Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul
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Kentucky's Republican U.S. senators say they have introduced legislation aimed at helping rural counties being hurt by restrictive lending practices.

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Local/Regional News
5:15 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Paul Sets Citation Rules Amid Plagiarism Claims

Rand Paul is instituting new approval and citation rules for his staffers and researchers.

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Local/Regional News
8:23 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Sen. Paul's Son Cited At Kentucky Racetrack

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Kentucky authorities say they have cited U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's 20-year-old son on alcohol possession by a minor at a Kentucky racetrack.

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WUKY In Depth
10:13 am
Fri October 18, 2013

In Depth: Could Shutdown Affect Paul's Presidential Ambitions In 2016?

Kentucky U-S Senator Rand Paul
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Could the recently concluded government shutdown have any effect on the 2016 presidential election?

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Local/Regional News
4:21 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

McConnell Campaign Manager Taking Heat Over Recorded Phone Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager, Jesse Benton, is under fire for comments made in a phone call posted by the libertarian-leaning Economic Policy Journal blog. The former Ron Paul campaign manager is heard saying he is “holding his nose for two years” while heading up the McConnell reelection effort.

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Local/Regional News
2:00 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Gov. Christie, Sen. Paul's War Of Words Continues

Republican Kentucky U-S Senator Rand Paul and New Jersey GOP Governor Chris Christie continue to clash over NSA surveillance and now federal disaster spending
Credit Associated Press

LITTLE FERRY, N.J. — New Jersey's pugnacious Republican governor doesn't appear to want his war of words with fellow GOP'er Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul to end anytime soon.

Gov. Chris Christie fired back at Paul on Tuesday for Paul's remark that New Jersey has a "Gimme, gimme gimme" attitude about federal aid for Superstorm Sandy.

The spat began when the two differed over warrantless surveillance programs. Paul is against them, while Christie says they are needed for national security.

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Local/Regional News
2:30 pm
Thu July 11, 2013

Sen. Rand Paul Staffer Comes Under Fire For Secessionist Associations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following reports that one of Senator Rand Paul’s staffers once belonged to a group that advocates for Southern secession, Kentucky Democratic party Chairman Dan Logsdon is urging the state’s senior senator to condemn the hire.

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Local/Regional News
2:53 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Paul Raises Questions About NSA Programs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is calling into question the effectiveness of the government's sweeping surveillance of U.S. communications to thwart terror plots.

The Kentucky Republican said Friday he believes the government can be effective in catching would-be terrorists by obtaining warrants to review records.

Paul says he doubts that tracking programs by the National Security Agency have been responsible for catching terrorists.

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Local/Regional News
3:25 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Paul Introduces Bill On NSA Surveillance

WASHINGTON -- Senator Rand Paul has introduced legislation that would require a warrant before any government agency could search the phone records of Americans.

Responding to the furor over the disclosure of the National Security Agency program, Paul says the bill introduced Friday is intended to stop the NSA from spying on U.S. citizens.

The bill says the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution cannot be misconstrued to allow an unreasonable search and seizure by any agency without a warrant based on probable cause.

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