Rand Paul Says He is "Seriously Thinking About" Running For President

Adds that he is "also very serious about the family consideration"



Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said yesterday that he is "seriously thinking about" running for president in 2016, but added that "I'm also very serious about the family considerations."

The news comes a few days after Paul said that his wife opposes him running.

From Reuters:

(Reuters) - Republican Senator Rand Paul said on Sunday he is giving serious thought to a run for the presidency in 2016 but might decide against it because of the burden a campaign would cause for his family.

"Well, you know, the thought has crossed my mind," the Kentucky senator said on "Fox News Sunday." "And I am seriously thinking about it.

"But I'm also very serious about the family considerations."

Paul, a favorite of the conservative Tea Party movement, said politics had become "uncivil" and that sometimes "you have a good week" and other times "the haters and the hacks go after you."

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