WashPo: Rand Paul is not a Ron Paul RepublicanSubmitted by P. Nicholson on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:07
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is playing nice with the GOP establishment. Kind of.
The Kentucky Republican has offered his support to three Republican incumbents vulnerable to conservative primary challenges, something that would have been unimaginable for his father, but could yield long-term political benefits for the younger Paul.
Paul’s lone-wolf Senate efforts and activity in the early presidential nominating states grab the most attention. But his positioning across the 2014 Senate campaign landscape is just as revealing.