Libertarian-leaning legislators have markedly different ideas about the I-word. What say the Reason editors?
Rand Paul Says Feds Blew Millions Supporting Tunisian Political Parties, Subsidizing Pakistani Films, and More
No single spending item is going to solve America's $22 trillion national debt, but every little bit of wasteful spending makes the tough problems more difficult to solve.
The Republican senator has increasingly aligned himself with President Trump.
The Kentucky senator wants the Senate to consider offsetting spending cuts before approving limitless, automatic spending for the rest of the century.
Serving as an alternative voice to the likes of Lindsey Graham and John Bolton could keep the U.S. out of unnecessary wars.
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Ron Wyden and Rand Paul team up to stop Border Patrol from snooping in your stuff without good reason.
The United States is currently operating under 32 different national emergencies. This proposal would require Congress approve those declarations within 72 hours, and again after 90 days.
Paul's proposal to cut 2 percent from the federal budget for the next five years was predictably opposed by both Democrats and most Republicans
Justin Amash and Rand Paul Disagree About Impeachment, but Fight Together for Federal Surveillance Reform
Both still see surveillance abuse that needs fixing. They’re pursuing different paths to get there.
Rand Paul, on a Prospective Justin Amash Presidential Run: 'The Electoral Prospects Don't Look That Good'
The libertarian-leaning senator also discusses his long, uphill fight to get U.S. troops out of Afghanistan.
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Does the Trump administration think it can wage war in Iran without congressional approval? Mike Pompeo won't say.
Both the libertarian-leaning Republican and the democratic socialist want Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
USA Today investigation finds that over 1 million men have faced the consequences of not applying to Jimmy Carter's sham draft.
The feds have allegedly abandoned the program. These four want to make sure it stays dead.
Politicizing transparency is not a way to help Americans understand Russia investigation.
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Paul says benefits outweigh risks, but he unfortunately didn't leave it at that.
The AFGHAN Service Act would bring U.S. troops home from Afghanistan and repeal the legal justification for much of the war on terror.
The Kentucky senator's opposition appears to be the critical 51st vote in opposition to the president's executive power grab.
There is no good justification for what the president is doing. Republicans and conservatives need to call him out on it.
Paul cited Barr's past support for warrantless surveillance. He's right to be worried.
The Senate is set to pass a new Middle East policy bill with overwhelming support.
When it comes to foreign policy and criminal justice reform, Paul claims that "it's not so much me pushing [Trump] in one direction as that we see eye-to-eye."
Such fear is a sign of an exhausted establishment that can't justify decades of expensive failure.
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Senate Republicans are torn between their hatred of voting on bills, their fear of poking the bear, and their love of confirming judges.
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"It could very well be that the Crown Prince had knowledge of this tragic event-maybe he did and maybe he didn't!" Trump said earlier.
The new official story is "not even close to credible," says Paul, who is calling for an end to arms sales and military cooperation with the Saudis.
Libertarian haul is still dwarfed by the Democrat's, though a Rand Paul-friendly PAC is kicking in $2 million.
Paul has long opposed U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Technically he's been yelling it at all of us for years now.
Rand Paul betrays his civil libertarian principles when he calls for using junk science to ferret out disloyalty.
The "libertarianish" Republican becomes first major GOP figure to bypass his own party and back the Libertarian challenger to New Mexico's Democratic incumbent.
The Kentucky Republican is glad Trump stripped ex-CIA Director John Brennan of his security clearance. But Trump shouldn't stop there, Paul says.
"Diplomatic isolationists" who want to quash any dialog with Russia for partisan reasons are missing out on chances for progress on nuclear weapons and terrorism, the Senator believes.
"After meeting Judge Kavanaugh and reviewing his record, I have decided to support his nomination."
The Republican senator questions the record of the SCOTUS nominee.
"I didn't come to Washington to make friends."
This will have potentially serious consequences for those investigating election meddling.
Paul defends Trump's conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in the name of diplomacy.