“$356,000 was spent of your money studying whether or not Japanese quail are more sexually promiscuous on cocaine,” said Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

by KRISTINE FRAZAO, Sinclair Broadcast GroupYou can learn a lot from studying birds and every year government funded research does just that.But it’s one study in particular Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has been railing against for years.“$356,000 was spent of your money studying whether or not Japanese quail are more sexually promiscuous on cocaine,” said …

“He told me he would have some respect for states’ right on these things,”

“He told me he would have some respect for states’ right on these things,” Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), told Politico. “And so I’ll be very unhappy if the federal government decides to go into Colorado and Washington and all of these places. And that’s not [what] my interpretation of my conversation with him was. That …

In chaotic scene, Rand Paul demands to see the House GOP’s Obamacare repeal bill

By Lauren Fox and Phil Mattingly, CNN Updated 3:25 PM ET, Thu March 2, 2017 Senator demands to see 'secret' Obamacare bill 01:59 Story highlights Some House Republicans were being granted a chance to review an Obamacare repeal draft GOP leadership has taken a new level of caution with their Obamacare legislation (CNN)  Kentucky Republican …

The Kentucky GOP has some good news for Rand Paul

The Kentucky GOP has some good news for Rand Paul. The Kentucky Republican Party has agreed to hold a presidential caucus for Rand Paul – but only if he shows them the money. The party’s executive committee approved a proposal on Saturday to hold a presidential caucus on March 5. The plan would let Paul run …

Rand Paul gets highest marks in Marijuana Policy Project’s presidential voter guide

    By David Sherfinski - The Washington Times - Friday, June 26, 2015 Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky received the highest grade among more than 20 declared and potential 2016 presidential candidates in a voter guide released Friday by a marijuana policy group, while New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Sen. Rick Santorum …

Rand Paul set to raise money from marijuana industry

By Sam Youngman [email protected] 26, 2015 Updated 2 hours ago U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is looking for big green from the marijuana industry. Paul, Kentucky's junior senator and a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, is scheduled to attend a fundraising reception next week at the National Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in Denver. …

“Little by little, we’ve allowed our freedom to slip away,” Mr. Paul said

WASHINGTON — The government’s authority to sweep up vast quantities of phone records in the hunt for terrorists was set to expire at 12:01 a.m. Monday after Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, blocked an extension of the program during an extraordinary and at times caustic Sunday session of the Senate. Still, the Senate signaled …

Paul vows to return to Capitol Hill on Sunday to block bill, end NSA spying

Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul says he’ll try to block last-ditch efforts Sunday to renew NSA and other anti-terrorist and surveillance programs. “I will force the expiration of the NSA illegal spy program,” Paul, also a 2016 presidential candidate, said Saturday. “I am ready and willing to start the debate on how we fight terrorism …

A new Senate bill maps out how weed will eventually become legal in the U.S.

  A trio of high-profile senators this week unveiled a package of drug reforms that would effectively end the federal war on medical marijuana once and for all. The bill, from Republican Rand Paul and Democrats Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand, wouldn’t legalize medical weed across the country, but it would remove the threat of …

When States Dare to Decide on Medical Marijuana

Three senators want to stop federal law enforcement from interfering with legal pot. Conor Friedersdorf Mar 10 2015, 8:30 AM ET     Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states, but the drug remains illegal under federal law. Imagine a retired grandmother who is suffering terribly with a serious illness. Her doctor believes that marijuana …