August 1, 2011 - 5:56pm
"This plan does not solve our problem. Not even close. I cannot abide the destruction of our economy, therefore I vigorously oppose this deal and I urge my colleagues and the American people to do the same."
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, announced today that he would not be voting in favor of the debt ceiling compromise pending in the Senate.  In an “open letter,” sent to the press and posted on his web page, he characterized the proposal with a paraphrased...