New leader of the GOP: Rand Paul
Rand Paul, a Republican, is a U.S. senator from Kentucky. If I had planned to speak for 13 hours when I took the Senate floor Wednesday, I would've worn more comfortable shoes. I started my filibuster with the words, “I rise today to begin to
Did you know the Republican Party harbored deep civil libertarian objections to the use of drone strikes against Al Qaeda? I didn't know that. I don't think anybody knew that until Rand Paul launched a surprise talking filibuster Tuesday night and his
Though foes of drones on the right and left cheered Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster this week, with the tea partier delaying confirmation of CIA director John Brennan for a day, Paul's rant targeted a nonexistent dispute: whether or
Rand Paul's questions have been proper and necessary. This letter is a toehold of constitutionality, but it shouldn't be the last one.
Rand Paul's 13-hour filibuster on the Obama administration's policy on drone strikes was a remarkable display of staying power that has focused new attention on the controversial attacks and turned the usual partisanship of