Skip to comments.Rand Paul on Mississippi: ‘I’m for more people voting’
Posted on 06/25/2014 3:17:56 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a potential 2016 presidential contender, declined to support tea party critics of Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's efforts to mobilize non-GOP voters to win the Republican nomination.
"I'm for more people voting, not less people voting," Paul told reporters Wednesday.
Paul, an original tea party icon for his 2010 GOP primary win over the establishment, has worked assiduously the past year on broadening his party's appeal to minority voters, including negotiating with Democrats on efforts to rewrite the Voting Rights Act.
Cochran's vote total grew by almost 40,000 votes from the initial June 3 primary to Tuesday's runoff against state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R). Much of that growth has been credited to courting independent and Democratic voters on the state's Gulf Coast, where shipyard work has been supported by Cochran for decades, and also an aggressive effort to turn out black voters.
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Paul says nothing about the despicable tactics that were used against
conservatives. Paul is a nut case.
Rand is out of touch and does not understand the plight of real Americans nor the value of their vote.
Apparently, Rand is also trying to find a way to require the states to allow felons to vote in federal elections, despite the fact that this has always been a state issue. He is also trying to find a way to run for president and run for re-election to his Senate seat in 2016 - even though Kentucky law prohibits it.
> “ “I’m for more people voting, not less people voting,” Paul told reporters Wednesday. “
Yes...more people voting....riigghht...and multiple times too ...and for multiple parties!
Gimme that walkin’ ‘round money!
Paul and Cochran are keepers of odd knowledge.
Paul wants to be Hillary’s running mate. It’s the only way he’ll get on a ticket.
If someone still cares what this idiot has to say they may want to gag him for several months.....he can’t shut up.
My how Rand’s forgotten his own TEA party roots....
Libertarians are Democrats
so Mr Paul you like your party promoting people to vote twice to vote you out?
Rand Paul is no friend to conservatives. We were all duped by his early grandstanding against the NSA but he is kissing up to the establishment for his presidential run and sooner or later we’ll be thrown under the bus by him too. Actually he’s already done that, hasn’t he?
They had the right idea back in the early days when only property owners had the right to vote.
Can anybody really be that clueless, or that tone deaf, or that stupid? So, he has no problem with the methods used to get "more people voting".
The shame is that most potential Republican voters aren't paying attention, and this fraud will run for president and pull enough conservative votes to once again split the votes and make it very difficult for a real conservative to win primary races.
I’m getting about as sick of Rand Paul as I am of Karl Rove.
He’ll do what his nutcase father always did.
He’ll run on the Libertarian ticket and take votes away from true conservatives.
You are giving him way to much credit and disparaging nut cases at the same time.
Rand Paul is dead to me. Not only has he decided not to dance with the conservatives who elected him and sent him to Washington, he’s apparently decided to go to bed with the DemocRAT base. And his appetite is to expand that base with felons and, possibly, with illegal voters.
No, Progressive have taken over in the Libertaran party just as they have the Democrats and the Republican...its three version in three bodys of the same cancer
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