Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a declaration that he’s running for the White House to “return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government.”
Here’s a look at the four stories you need to know for Tuesday, April 7, 2015.
Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson received a $25,000 check from a high-ranking official in Ron Paul’s presidential campaign days before ditching Michele Bachmann to back Paul, and eventually got $73,000 in suspicious payments that may be linked to Paul’s campaign, an investigator has found.
An Iowa state senator resigned Wednesday after a special investigator found it likely he violated ethics rules by taking money from political entities connected to former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and then denying he’d done so.
A former aide to Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has filed a second ethics complaint against an Iowa state senator, alleging the lawmaker broke Senate rules by seeking payment for political work.
Forget elections, conventions, debates, and television ads. This is my favorite political event of the year.
Minnesota Ron Paul supporters are planning their next move in state Republican politics after widespread losses on Election Day.
Delegates officially nominated Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan as the presidential ticket for the GOP Tuesday in Florida.
Ron Paul’s impact on the future of America and how the nation remembers his involvement with the GOP presidential campaign process of 2012 is his and his alone. By saying that he cannot fully support the Republican Party’s choice and raising the discontentment of his supporters, he is on the verge of being best remembered as the presidential election spoiler – or attempted spoiler – of 2012.
Rep. Ron Paul’s delegates are trying to mount a floor fight over new GOP rules designed to limit the ability of insurgent presidential candidates to amass delegates to future Republican conventions.
The woman who led Ron Paul’s campaign in Minnesota is predicting backlash in response to Republican Party efforts to limit Paul’s presence at the national convention in Tampa.
Republican Kurt Bills has won his party’s primary for the U.S. Senate.
Republican Senate candidate Kurt Bills is off to Washington on a trip that includes a fundraiser held by Texas Rep. Ron Paul and his son, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul.
Paul not only speaks to many people but also for many people. He has earned his right to speak – regardless of the rules and politics.
Supporters of maverick Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul are seizing control of Minnesota’s state Republican Convention.
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul got a very warm welcome at Minnesota’s Republican Convention even though he’s not the party’s presumed presidential nominee.
Texas Congressman Ron Paul is no longer actively campaigning for president, but his supporters are still expected to make some noise this weekend when Minnesota Republicans hold their state convention in St. Cloud.
Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is scheduled to speak at the Minnesota Republican Convention next week in St. Cloud.
The energy behind Ron Paul’s campaign is giving a boost to an unlikely Republican hoping to challenge Sen. Amy Klobuchar in November.
That’s the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party’s national convention this summer and can support any candidate they choose.
Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas plans to campaign in Madison next week.
A freshman Republican legislator says he hopes to tap into a robust Minnesota network for presidential candidate Ron Paul as part of a newly announced bid for U.S. Senate.
Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster says Mitt Romney has won the Maine caucuses by a slim margin, giving him a much needed boost following losses in three other contests in the past week.
Mitt Romney hoped to reinvigorate his presidential prospects with a victory in Maine’s GOP caucuses Saturday while Ron Paul reached for his first triumph in what shaped up as a two-man race because neither Newt Gingrich nor Rick Santorum actively competed in the state .
Resurgent Rick Santorum said his sweep of three GOP contests earned his shoestring campaign $250,000 overnight, cash he needs to take his upstart bid for the Republican presidential nomination to Mitt Romney’s turf.