In Kentucky, Tea Party star Rand Paul won a Republican primary for a US Senate

Republicans Stirring the Pot   Chris Goldstein Wednesday, 02 June 2010 09:34 America’s new crop of Republicans is showing support for medical and legal marijuana. The issue touches on state’s rights, personal freedom and government interference with healthcare. Though not on the national platform, conservative politicians are using cannabis for positive political capital. Last week, … Continue reading In Kentucky, Tea Party star Rand Paul won a Republican primary for a US Senate

In Kentucky’s Senate race, ties to Mitch McConnell could be helpful or harmful

By Amy Gardner Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, May 13, 2010     MONTICELLO, KY. -- When Senate candidate Rand Paul told a lunchtime crowd at Shearer's Buffet that "we have to do things differently" in Washington and "bring 'em home and send some different Republicans," it wasn't hard to make the jump from this … Continue reading In Kentucky’s Senate race, ties to Mitch McConnell could be helpful or harmful