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Ron Paul Leaves Politics, But His Legacy Growing

DES MOINES, Iowa | Ron Paul is exiting the political stage, but his legions of followers insist they are only getting started.

Libertarian-leaning loyalists of the two-time Republican presidential candidate have quietly taken over key-state GOP organizations, ensuring future fights with the GOP’s establishment and laying the groundwork for a future presidential candidate.

Their new relevance, especially in early caucus states Iowa and Nevada, could clear the way for such a candidate, perhaps Paul’s son, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul. It’s the next step in the group’s ongoing development, from rambunctious malcontents of just a few years ago into more serious party activists bent on reshaping a party they say has drifted from its conservative roots.

“It’s the maturation of the movement,” said Matt Strawn, a former Iowa Republican Party chairman not affiliated with Paul. “If you’re going to keep the franchise going, you need a candidate.”

Iowa’s state Republican governing body this month voted to re-elect as chairman and vice chairman two of Paul’s top 2012 Iowa caucus campaign aides. Last year, Nevada Republicans similarly elected top Paul supporters to its two spots on the Republican National Committee.

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MoneyBomb

...for the state parties we control?

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

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i am glad to see people taking Ron Paul's advice instead of rage quitting the party.

I Like Robert Paul,

Another of Ron Paul's sons, for Senator from Texas in 2014, and then a possible Presidential run in 2016.

beesting

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--for Liberty.

Where are the Mods?
Where are you Ron Paul supporters when a post needs to get
a comment from you?

A very important Ron PAUL oriented post.

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