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Today, the Senate named their representatives to the House/Senate conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill

August 2, 2018

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Today, the Senate named their representatives to the House/Senate conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill.  Here’s the full list of House and Senate conferees. In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell named himself to the conference committee – meaning he will be in the room when the permanent fate of hemp is […]

“$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)

July 4, 2018

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by KRISTINE FRAZAO, Sinclair Broadcast Group You 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 […]

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

June 1, 2015

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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 […]