• PAUL, RAND
Candidate for KY, U.S. Senate
Experience: Senate: 2011-Present
Campaign Status: Running
Home State: Kentucky
Total Raised: $1,933,055Coverage End: Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Personal

    Full Name: Rand Paul
    Gender: Male
    Family: Wife: Kelley; 3 Children: William, Duncan, Robert
    Birth Date: 01/07/1963
    Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
    Home City: Bowling Green, KY
    Religion: Christian - Presbyterian

Education

    MD, Ophthalmology, Duke University Medical Center, 1988
    Attended, Baylor University, 1981-1984

Political Experience

    Senator, United States Senate, 2010-present

Current Legislative Committees

    Foreign Relations, Member
    Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Member
    Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Member
    Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Member
    Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Member
    Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy, Member
    Subcommittee on Children and Families, Chair
    Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia, Ranking Member
    Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety, Member
    Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, Member
    Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, Chair
    Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues, Ranking Member
    Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism, Member
    Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development, Member
    Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce, Member

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

    Member, Senate Tea Party Caucus, 2011-present

Professional Experience

    Ophthalmologist, Private Practice, present
    Intern, General Surgery, Georgia Baptist Medical Center
    Resident, Ophthalmology, Duke University Medical Center

Religious, Civic, and other Memberships

    Founder, Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic, 1995-present
    Founder, Kentucky Taxpayers United, 1993-present
    Participating Physician, Children of the Americas Program, present
    Member, Lions Club International, present
    Former President, Lions Club International

Additional Information

Awards:

    Outstanding Service and Commitment to Seniors, Twilight Wish Foundation, 2002
Total: 4
Rand Paul Pushes Bill to Block Obama's Social Security Gun Ban

Senator 

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)cr.94% has introduced legislation to stop President Barack Obama from imposing a stealthy gun ban on an estimated 75,000 Social Security beneficiaries.

04/19/2016
AWR HAWKINS | breitbart
Total: 16
Issue Title Candidate's Answers
1. Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right

Strongly Oppose
2. Stricter punishment reduces crime

Strongly Oppose
4. Higher taxes on the wealthy

Strongly Oppose
5. Stimulus better than market-led recovery

Oppose
6. Vouchers for school choice

Strongly Support
8. Prioritize green energy

Oppose
10. Expand the military

Oppose
11. Support & expand free trade

Support
13. Absolute right to gun ownership

Strongly Support
14. Expand ObamaCare

Strongly Oppose
15. Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens

Support
16. EPA regulations are too restrictive

Strongly Support
17. Keep God in the public sphere

Strongly Support
18. Legally require hiring more women & minorities

Oppose
19. Comfortable with same-sex marriage

Oppose
20. Privatize Social Security

Support
Total: 392
Introduced Date Bill Number Bill Title Last Action
06/15/2015 S.1575 Write the Laws Act 06/15/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
06/15/2015 S.1572 One Subject at a Time Act 06/15/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
06/15/2015 S.1571 Read the Bills Act 06/15/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
06/01/2015 S.1471 Transparency for the Families of 9/11 Victims and Survivors Act of 2015 06/01/2015 Read twice and referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence.
05/21/2015 S.1441 Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act 05/21/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
05/19/2015 S.1378 Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2015 05/19/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
04/29/2015 S.1138 RESET Act 04/29/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
04/28/2015 S.J.Res.14 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission regulating broadband Internet... 04/28/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
04/23/2015 S.J.Res.13 A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to applying laws equally to the citizens of the United States and the Federal Government. 04/23/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
04/21/2015 S.1019 Freedom from Over-Criminalization and Unjust Seizures Act of 2015 04/21/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
04/16/2015 S.981 Invest In Transportation Act 04/16/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
04/16/2015 S.980 Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2015 04/16/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
03/26/2015 S.889 Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2015 03/26/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
03/24/2015 S.855 Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act 05/06/2015 Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
03/23/2015 S.837 A bill to modify the criteria used by the Corps of Engineers to dredge small ports. 03/23/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
03/19/2015 S.813 Military Sequester Flexibility Act 03/19/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
03/18/2015 S.790 Economic Freedom Zones Act of 2015 03/18/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
03/12/2015 S.Res.100 A resolution to provide sufficient time for legislation to be read. 03/12/2015 Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1497)
03/09/2015 S.675 REDEEM Act 03/09/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
03/04/2015 S.663 A bill to repeal the violation of sovereign nations' laws and privacy matters. 03/04/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Total: 68
Date Bill Number Bill Title Result Vote
06/10/2015 S.Amdt.1987 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 71 Yeas - 25 Nays Nay
06/09/2015 S.Amdt.1889 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 71 Yeas - 25 Nays Nay
06/08/2015 S.Amdt.1853 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 71 Yeas - 25 Nays Nay
06/03/2015 S.Amdt.1578 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 71 Yeas - 25 Nays Nay
06/01/2015 S.Amdt.1455 USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 67 Yeas - 32 Nays Nay
06/01/2015 S.Amdt.1454 USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 67 Yeas - 32 Nays Nay
03/25/2015 S.Amdt.950 An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017... 51 Yeas - 48 Nays Nay
03/25/2015 S.Amdt.836 An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2016 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2017... 51 Yeas - 48 Nays Nay
12/10/2014 S.Amdt.3996 Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 89 Yeas - 11 Nays Nay
11/18/2014 S.Amdt.3947 USA FREEDOM Act of 2014 58 Yeas - 42 Nays Nay
07/07/2014 S.Amdt.3451 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 41 Yeas - 56 Nays Nay
06/26/2014 S.Amdt.3412 Carl Levin National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 0 Yeas - 0 Nays Not Voting
05/06/2014 S.Amdt.2991 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014 55 Yeas - 36 Nays Nay
04/01/2014 S.Amdt.2910 Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 89 Yeas - 11 Nays Nay
03/24/2014 S.Amdt.2853 Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 78 Yeas - 17 Nays Nay
02/10/2014 S.Amdt.2732 A bill to repeal section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013. 94 Yeas - 0 Nays Yea
12/16/2013 S.Amdt.2579 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 84 Yeas - 15 Nays Nay
11/20/2013 S.Amdt.2400 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 51 Yeas - 44 Nays Nay
11/19/2013 S.Amdt.2343 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 51 Yeas - 44 Nays Nay
11/19/2013 S.Amdt.2155 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 51 Yeas - 44 Nays Nay
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