Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is sorry for the plagiarized material in his speeches and op-eds. And he thinks some journalists are just plain sorry. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption toggle caption Jose Luis Magana/AP It's All Politics How Long Must Rand Paul Stay In 'Detention' For Plagiarism? November 6, 2013 That's what the Kentucky Republican wants to know, after being criticized for using the work of others without attribution. Paul, who appears to be preparing for a run at the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, is now on the offensive.