Rand Paul Took Aim at His Fellow Republicans as He launched His 2016 Bid

POLITICO - 04/07/2015

Rand Paul took aim at his fellow Republicans as he officially launched his presidential play in Louisville, railing against his party on Tuesday for succumbing to special interests and framing himself as a fiercely anti-establishment figure who'd attract a wide swath of the electorate. Paul's statement makes him the second official nominee in the Republican area. Fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz started his effort last month, and a third Republican senator, Marco Rubio of Florida, is expected to announce his bid next week. Up to now, Paul is trailing in the polls behind both establishment nominees and those considered long shots. Read more.

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