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Tea Party vs. Amnesty

Betsy Woodruff, National Review Online

Tea Party leaders are comparing the Gang of Eight bill to Obamacare in terms of federal overreach.

Rand Paul, Christianity, and War

Daniel Larison, American Conservative

At the Faith and Freedom Conference, he argued for religion's principles of peace, not pacifism.

Invisible Primary Already Underway

Reid Wilson, National Journal

Nothing’s official as of yet, but several possible 2016 contenders are scouting out a campaign.

The Rand Paul Moment

Rich Lowry, Politico

True, the issues seem to be breaking his way, but there’s also an “interesting” quality about him.

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Tea Partiers Rally in Washington

David Sherfinski, Washington Times

The Tea Party Patriots’ “Audit the IRS” rally drew thousands of conservatives to the Capitol.

CHQ GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Rubio Support Dropping Like A Stone

The CHQ straw poll is a sound indicator of where limited-government constitutional conservatives are looking for their next presidential nominee – and it is pretty obvious that it certainly won’t be Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

Senators Rand Paul And Ted Cruz May Save GOP From Itself

Senators Cruz and Paul aren’t going to let Capitol Hill’s Republican establishment continue to pretend that they have no responsibility for the results of the legislation they pass. The conservative Senators are going to get their establishment Republican colleagues on record on the issues that matter to Republican primary voters and the bracing thought of primary challenges from limited-government constitutional conservatives just might be what is necessary for the GOP establishment to save itself from itself.

Paul Aims to Alter Citizenship Path

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

Paul’s amendments to the amnesty bill would take DHS’ powers away & make citizenship hard to get.

Rand Paul Makes Immigration Move

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

The Kentucky Senator’s proposals take aim at three of the most controversial areas of the bill.

Rand Paul is Only Getting Better

Julia Ioffe, New Republic

Considering the liberal source, this is actually a well put-together presentation on Senator Paul.

A Libertarian Turn on Social Issues

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

Polls and elections show Americans are favoring individual choice, but is that a positive thing?

Don’t Tolerate Government Snooping

Sen. Rand Paul, Washington Times

The Kentucky Senator says we can’t take such gross infringement of our liberties sitting down.

Civil Liberties: A GOP Civil War?

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

As Repubs reject Obama's national-security state, neocons target the party's libertarian wing.

Big Difference Between Rubio & Paul

Aaron Blake, The Washington Post

Recent speeches to the same group highlighted a foreign policy gulf existing between the two.

Paul And Mulvaney: Government Must Err On The Side Of Privacy

We agree with Senator Rand Paul and Representative Mick Mulvaney and urge www.conservativehq.com readers to contact their Representative and Senators (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) to urge them to back efforts to enact strict, specific language in law that explicitly prevents the government from overreaching in matters of electronic surveillance in the guise of protecting national security -- such as Senator Paul's “Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013."

NSA Scandal Pits Patriots v. Poseurs

Steven Greenhut, Human Events

Rand Paul rebuked the Feds’ phone record scans as unconstitutional. Why aren’t more joining in?

Joe Biden: No More Cruzes or Pauls

Charlie Spiering, Washington Examiner

VP said he can no longer strong-arm Republicans because they’re afraid to go against the freshmen.

Paul Outlines Battle Plan in Cali

David Drucker, Washington Examiner

Sen. Rand Paul’s suggestions on how to woo the Golden State back to the GOP drew mixed reviews.

Big Brother Says Open Your Mouth

Sen. Rand Paul, American Conservative

Thanks to the Supreme Court, your DNA as well as your data is at risk from overreaching government.