October 17, 2011 GOP presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul says he would end not only the Education Department, but also the Departments of Commerce, Interior, Energy and Housing and Urban Development. Furthermore, Paul is promising to balance the federal budget in the third year of his presidency.
October 5, 2011 After the killing of al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, the Republican presidential contender says the nation may be "slipping and sliding" toward other targeted assassinations.
October 5, 2011 Rep. Ron Paul continues to collect impressive sums of campaign cash, a testament to the enthusiasm he spurs in many voters who have rallied to his libertarian ideas.The congressman started off his speech at the National Press Club in Washington Wednesday by saying his campaign raised more than $8 million during the third quarter which ended on September 30.
September 30, 2011 The Republican presidential candidate said the action amounted to the assassination of an American citizen "without charges." "We should think very seriously about this," he said.
September 14, 2011 A story getting much attention Wednesday is the tale carried by Gawker of Rep. Ron Paul's 2008 campaign manager who didn't have health insurance or much money when he died of pneumonia three years ago. Snyder's mother received a $400,000 hospital bill after her son's death.
September 1, 2011 "Look in the eyes of Vermonters who've lost their homes, who've lost their businesses, who've seen their husbands and children killed by the storm and see the kind of response that FEMA is giving us," says Democrat Peter Shumlin.
August 29, 2011 "It's a system of bureaucratic central economic planning, which is a policy that is deeply flawed," the congressman and Republican presidential candidate says.
August 19, 2011 During the last presidential race, the Texas congressman had some of the most fervent supporters in the Republican field, but that didn't translate to electoral success. This year, Paul supporters are disappointed in the lack of coverage after he finished second in the Iowa straw poll.
August 16, 2011 Fresh off his strong second place finish in Iowa's Ames Straw Poll, Ron Paul has a new campaign ad called "The One" in which he is portrayed as an entirely different type of leader than the"smooth-talking politicians" he's competing against for the presidency.
July 12, 2011 Rep. Ron Paul, one of the best-known U.S. House members, also one of the nation's most famous libertarians, let it be known Tuesday he won't run for re-election to focus on what is largely considered by many to be a quixotic run for the White House.