Rand Paul

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Rand Paul (R) faces Jack Conway (D) in the November election.
Rand Paul's references to opponent(s): 4 uses in the last 7 days (up 0%).

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Top This Week



  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (up 200% over last week)

Tea Party


  • Last 7 days: 2 uses (up 100% over last week)



  • Last 7 days: 1 uses (up 100% over last week)

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  • Overall: 232 uses since Aug. 30



  • Overall: 122 uses since Aug. 30



  • Overall: 19 uses since Aug. 30

Colors correspond to a word's relative popularity in the last 7 days. Words in orange are being used more frequently this week; gray, less frequently. 'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.

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...by the Obama Administration. Where Is Jack? Jack Conway supports the EPA’s, and President Obama and Nancy Pelosi’s attempts at forcing their job-killing agenda onto Kentucky–and our hardworking families will [...] Related posts:Obama Wants Cap and Trade Next Year: Where Is Jack? Where is...

— via RSS (October 19)

...to a crowd of supporters about the main issues of the campaign, cap and trade, Obamacare, and balancing the budget by law. Dr. Paul was joined by local Republican candidate Alan Brown and others. Next, the tour [...] Related posts:Rand Paul...

— via RSS (October 16)

...Daily News: Attacks By Conway Show Desperation Jack Conway Against Secret Ballot – Is he also for a new bailout? ...

— via RSS (October 16)

...distort Dr. Rand Paul’s position on Medicare,  Jack Conway is now silent about his support of President Obama’s national health care plan, which cuts $500 billion in benefits, increase deductibles, and raises out-of-pocket costs by nearly $1000 for current Medicare...

— via RSS (October 15)

...Conway Flip-Flops on Social Security Let seniors escape Medicare Jack Conway Against Secret Ballot – Is he also for a new bailout? ...

— via RSS (October 14)

...Paul’s visit to Henderson. HENDERSON, Ky. — Invoking the name of Ronald Reagan, another conservative leader seeking office during bad economic times, Rand Paul energized an already spirited crowd during a campaign stop Wednesday in downtown Henderson. “(Reagan) had that optimism and...

— via RSS (October 14)

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