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Potential presidential candidate Rand Paul makes UI appearance

April 4, 2011
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Walking along the Pentacrest walkway on a cool April evening, flanked by a handful of staff, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said there’s a growing political force among young Americans. “I think young people are interested and hungry,” he told The Daily Iowan. The freshman senator and possible 2012...

Rand Paul stands alone at events

April 2, 2015
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When Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., graces the University of Iowa campus with his presence next week, he will stand alone, no other politicians present to take away the spotlight. The visit is expected to come as part of or in tandem a presidential-campaign announcement.  This is, however, how Iowans usually...

Iowans back voter ID

Voters wait in line outside of the Johnson County Administrative Building on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 in Iowa City. Monday was the last day of early voting before Tuesday's General Election for the 2016 presidential nomination. (File Photo/The Daily Iowan)

March 10, 2017
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By Kit Fitzgerald  [email protected] In a poll conducted by the Des Moines Register, 69 percent of respondents reported being in favor of Iowan Secretary of State Paul Pate’s voter-ID legislation. The legislation establishes the use of electronic poll books and a voter-ID sy...

Guest Opinion: Hawkeyes know the real Rand Paul

April 10, 2015
Filed under Opinions

This week, newly declared Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul will bring his announcement tour to the This week, newly declared Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul will bring his announcement tour to the University of Iowa. The stop is as much about Iowa’s status as the home of...

Ron Paul: education, abortion, marriage should be up to states

March 8, 2011
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The federal government is to blame for high tuition costs, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, said Monday in the IMU. As the value of the American dollar goes down because of government spending and debt, the price of education increases, the 2008 GOP presidential-nomination hopeful said. “It’s like a treadmill...

Korobov: Rand Paul could mobilize a disenchanted generation

April 13, 2015
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On April 9, I had the honor of not only attending but volunteering for Sen. Rand Paul’s visit in Iowa City. The event generated nearly 500 people at the IMU. I was impressed by both Paul’s presentation and the relevancy of his issues to students at Iowa. To those who missed it, I encourage...

Caucus 2012: Economists debate Paul’s gold standard policy

October 11, 2011
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Along with anti-corporate banners, "End the Fed" signs have begun sprouting up at protests in New York and across the country, pushing to get rid of the U.S. Federal Reserve. But long before anyone ever though to occupy Wall Street, one Iowa caucus candidate was railing against the U.S. central...

Rand Paul: the right ideas, but the wrong election

Rand Paul discusses political strategies he plans to take for the 2016 presidential race in front of The Old Capital in the center of campus on Monday, Oct. 12. (The Daily Iowan/Brooklynn Kascel)

October 14, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Jace Brady [email protected] Hi, my name is Jace, and I am recovering Rand Paul addict. The candidate visited the University of Iowa campus on Monday, and while I still agree with Rand on many issues, his campaign has a dearth of policy solutions. This, of course, is not uncommon for campaigns...

Paul’s Discount to close after 36 years of operation

Paul’s Discount to close after 36 years of operation

Paul Elwell, [email protected]
April 5, 2018
Filed under Downtown, News

Paul’s Discount, longtime resident of 424 IA-1, Iowa City, Iowa, will be closing their doors July 31 after over 36 years of business. The history of Paul’s began in Clinton, Iowa, in 1964. Paul Cassidy, along with his son, Bob, planned to open a store in Sterling, Illinois. However, after spending...

Ron Paul talks budget issues in Cedar Rapids

April 12, 2011
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CEDAR RAPIDS — In front of a crowd of Iowans, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, said emphasizing small and local governments is the path to solving national budget issues. He pointed specifically to the recent narrowly avoided government-shutdown scare as an example. During a lecture at Kirkwood Community ...

Paul, Santorum withdraw

Paul, Santorum withdraw

Rebecca Morin, [email protected]
February 4, 2016
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The Republican presidential field is down to nine. Two days after the Iowa caucuses, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced they will suspend their 2016 presidential campaigns. In an interview Wednesday evening on Fox News’ “On the Record,” Santorum —...

Housing official: Ron Paul’s plan could spell trouble for Iowa City

October 24, 2011
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Iowa caucus hopeful Ron Paul's proposal to eliminate the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as part of a $1 trillion federal budget cut could have a "huge impact" on Iowa City, one local housing official said. And an urban-development expert said doing away with the department...