Rand Paul – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Candidate for US Senator, Kentucky

November 8, 2016 Kentucky General Election

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Websiterandpaul.com
200 Lakeside WayBowling Green, KY 42103
(202) 224-3121
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Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Achievements If Elected
Immigration
Immigration, a General Statement
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
Dream Act
Border Security
Federal Enforcement of Immigration Laws
State Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws
Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws
Securing Our Borders
Visa Enforcement
English-Only Laws
Americanization
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
Immigrant Birthright Citizenship
Trade
Trade
Trade Policy Priorities
Trade with China
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
National Security & Terrorism
NSA Surveillance of Citizens
Radical Islam
National Security Agency (NSA)
USA Patriot Act
Al-Qaeda
War on Terror
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
Trials of Terrorist and Combantant Detainees
Government
Government
Special Interests
Government Reform
Lobbying Reform
Government Ethics
Term Limits for US Representatives and Senators
American Minorities
Latino Americans
African Americans
Native Americans
Racism and Race Relations
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay Marriage
Business Owners Refusing to Serve Gay Weddings
Prohibiting Same Sex Marriage Recognition between States (Defense of Marriage Act)
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Marriage Left Solely to the States
Sexual Orientation in Anti-Discrimination Laws
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion, a General Statement
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Planned Parenthood
Life Beginning at Conception
Right to Life Constitutional Amendment
Federal Funding for Abortion
Iran
Iran, a General Statement
Iran Nuclear Deal
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe
Cuba, a General Statement
United Nations (UN)
US Treaties
Unilateralism
Middle East
Middle East
ISIS
Israel
Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
Syria
Palestinian West Bank and Gaza
Hizbullah and Hamas
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Iraq, a General Statement
Iraq Policy
Iraq War
Cutting Off War Funding
Military & Defense
Military
Use of Military Force
Defense
Defense Spending
Jobs
Jobs
Affirmative Action
Guns
Guns
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Control Legislation
High Capacity Magazines, Gun Locks and Ammunition
Economy
Economy
Wealth Inequality
Business
Wall Street
Banking
Labor Wages & Unions
Wage Gap between Rich and Poor
Taxes
Taxes
Tax Proposals
Tax Code
Tax Reform
Income Tax Rates
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Taxes Policy
Flat Tax
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Corporate Tax Loopholes
Education
Education
Common Core Education
Improving Education
Department of Education
Parental Involvement
Home Schooling
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Illegal Drugs
Legalization of Marijuana
War on Drugs
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Marijuana, a General Statement
Elections & Politics
Campaign Contribution Limits (Citizens United)
Koch Brothers
Campaign Spending Limits
Election Reform
Campaign Finance Reform
Lobbyist Campaign Contributions
Environment
Global Warming, Climate Change
Keystone XL Pipeline
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Cap-and-Trade System to Reduce Carbon Emissions
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet, a General Statement
Internet Neutrality
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy, a General Statement
Reducing the Deficit
Debt Limit
Government Shut Down
Federal Budget & Debt
Deficit Spending
Entitlements
Balanced Budget & Constitutional Amendment
Spending Limits
Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Rule for Tax Cuts or New Spending
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General Statement
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Universal Medical Care / Insurance
Employers vs Employees As Chief Health Care Buyer
Free Market Health Care
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
Crime
Police & FBI Agents
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care, a General Statement
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Immunizations and Vaccinations
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy, a General Statement
Energy Independence from Foreign Oil
Nuclear Power
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Energy Research and Development
Domestic Energy Production
Gas & Oil, a General Statement
Values, Religion & Family
Family
Family Values
American Values
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
GI Bill & Veterans' Benefits
Retired Veterans Benefits and Health Care
Vetreran Job Retraining
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Veterans Funding
Civil Rights
Civil Rights, a General Statement
USA Patriot Act
Gender Equality & Women's Issues
Human Rights
Privacy
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security, a General Statement
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Social Security Trust Fund
Raising the Retirement Age or Reducing Payment Levels
Means Testing for Social Security Payments
Financial Crisis
Financial Crisis
Banks too Big to Fail
$700 Billion Troubled Asset Relief Bailout
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