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5 Things You Should Know About Sen. Rand Paul

The 52-year-old ophthalmologist has founded an eye clinic for low-income patients and once stood on the Senate floor for nearly 13 hours. Here's what else you might not know or remember.

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Sen. Rand Paul Announces 2016 Presidential Run

The Republican senator from Kentucky is getting a jump on what is likely to be a crowded GOP field in 2016. Polls show him in a three-way tie for third place for his party's nomination.
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Can Libertarian Rand Paul Win A Republican Primary?

As Paul embarks on a presidential campaign, he doesn't fit into the mold of either party neatly. Especially on foreign policy, the Kentucky senator faces a challenge.
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Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

The president tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that the U.S. and other countries have a solid plan to keep Iran's nuclear program under control.
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Emanuel, Garcia Face-Off In Chicago's First Mayoral Runoff

Chicago voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide if Mayor Rahm Emanuel will get another term in office. He faces Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy " Garcia in a closely watched runoff.
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In NPR Interview, Obama Answers Critics Of Iran Nuclear Framework

Critics of an agreement on Iran's nuclear plan say it would make the world a more dangerous place. President Obama sat down with Steve Inskeep to lay out his argument against those skeptics.
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Busy Chef Strives For Balanced Mix Of Home Life, Culinary Ambitions

Restaurant owner and Top Chef finalist Bryan Voltaggio tries to find the right recipe for blending work, family duties and the pressures of being on the road.
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Rand Paul To Follow Father's Lead; Run For GOP Presidential Nomination

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is expected to throw his hat in the presidential ring on Tuesday. His father Ron Paul ran for the nomination as the standard-bearer for the Libertarian wing of the party.
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Breast Milk Sold Online Contaminated With Cow's Milk

We're not talking about just a smidge. Roughly 10 percent of samples tested contained at least 10 percent cow's milk. Doctors say the diluted milk could be dangerous for babies for several reasons.
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Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

The president weighed in on the 2016 presidential race in an interview with NPR, taking aim at GOP upstart Scott Walker for saying he would revoke any Iran deal on Day 1 of his presidency.

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