Tags: paul | first | primary | states

Rand Paul First to Visit All 3 Early Primary States

Sunday, 07 Apr 2013 04:38 PM

By Greg Richter

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s itinerary has him visiting all three of the early primary states before any other GOP presidential contenders, the National Journal reports.

Paul visited South Carolina in January and is set to return in the summer.
But before that: New Hampshire and Iowa in May.

The son of 2012 GOP hopeful Ron Paul of Texas is taking a more traditional route than his father, though perhaps less traditional than most Republican candidates.

In a break with his father, a former Libertarian Party candidate, Rand Paul has been more open to meeting with GOP leadership. And as opposed to more conservative Republicans, he has spoken to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce about his support for legalizing current illegal immigrants. He will speak at the historically black Howard College on April 10.

Some of his father’s supporters don’t like his cozying up to party leadership, but GOP strategist Jesse Benton, who was on Rand Paul’s team when he won his Senate race in 2010 tells National Journal it is vital.

“Early investments in time and attention to the activists and grassroots leaders and other folks crucial to winning early primaries are going to pay big dividends,” Benton said.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Karl Rove: Money Main Reason GOP Senate Majority Still in Doubt

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 07:55 AM

The substantial gap between how much Democrats have on hand to spend for television campaign ads versus how much cash is . . .

Senate Candidates Unite over Arming Syrian Rebels

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 06:37 AM

Candidates in some of the most contested Senate races have found something to agree on - giving President Barack Obama t . . .

Iowa Democrats Say There's Room for a Non-Clinton

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 06:29 AM

Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for some . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved