Post-election conspiracy-mongering demonstrates the limits of "libertarian populism."
Rand Paul, Tulsi Gabbard, Thomas Massie, Ron Wyden Join Forces To Unplug the President's 'Internet Kill Switch'
Under the broad terms of a 1934 federal law, the president has the authority to seize emergency control of almost any electronic device in the country.
The notion that the violent protests cropping up in U.S. cities are funded by a secret, shadowy cabal is a myth.
Protesters Tell Rand Paul, Who Wrote the Justice for Breonna Taylor Act, To Say Breonna Taylor's Name
Screaming "say her name" at the senator who sponsored a police accountability act named for Breonna Taylor
Rand Paul on Republican Plans for Another Coronavirus Stimulus Bill: 'They Simply Don't Care About the Debt'
Congress is currently debating what should be included in the next trillion-dollar (and counting) stimulus bill, but nothing is likely to pass this week.
Federal civil asset forfeiture bill reintroduced as police reform efforts hit a partisan wall.
In the name of fighting lynching, the bipartisan bill authorizes 10-year sentences for minor crimes like vandalism.
The Wyden-Daines Amendment would've prohibited warrantless monitoring of web activity, but it lost by one vote in the Senate. Will Nancy Pelosi bring it back in the House?
An effort by Sen. Rand Paul to forbid warrantless investigation of citizens was soundly defeated.
An amendment to a FISA renewal bill would let the FBI snoop on your online browser history.
The USA Freedom Act expired in March. Some senators are pushing for better privacy protections before the renewal vote.
Plus: Who's using Clearview AI?, court rules against Joe Arpaio, and more...
"Most of the [indicators] of measuring success are now classified, or we don't collect it," the special inspector general for the Afghanistan reconstruction told a Senate committee.
Talking congressional oversight, the Bernie resurgence, and the death of Neil Peart on the Reason Roundtable podcast
Rand Paul, Mike Lee Are 'Empowering the Enemy' By Wanting To Debate War With Iran, Says Lindsey Graham
The Senate is preparing to vote on a War Powers Resolution that would move to curtail President Trump's military actions abroad.
A range of libertarian-world approaches to the impending trial of Donald Trump
Plus: Trump might send 14,000 more troops to the Middle East, Pelosi wants to take free speech out of a trade deal, and more...
But at least they had enough tax dollars left over to buy a Bob Dylan-made sculpture for the U.S. embassy in Mozambique, and to get zebrafish addicted to nicotine in London.
Plus: Jeff Sessions and Michael Bloomberg won't go quietly, Facebook's forbidden emojis, a win for raw milk sellers, and more...
Yes, Trump (and everybody else) has a right to face their accusers when they’re charged with crimes. But that hasn’t actually happened.
Plus: Intent "doesn't matter" on social media?, an interesting productivity experiment, prostitution arrests, PragerU's lawsuit, internet access progress, and more...
The senator took a lot of heat five years ago for being anti-interventionist in Syria yet pro-war against ISIS.
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.
Plus: Trump drops Census citizenship quest, veterans says wars weren't worth it, millennials make good nuns, and more...
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.
Also: Listen to Daniel Drezner talk World War III, and Nomiki Konst, Ben Dreyfuss, and Harry Enten discuss Joe Biden.
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.