Randal Howard “Rand” Paul (born January 7, 1963) is the junior United States Senator for Kentucky. He describes himself as a “constitutional conservative” and a libertarian. He is the son of Congressman and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul of Texas. Paul first received national attention in 2008 when making political speeches on behalf of his father. Rand Paul is the first United States Senator in history to serve simultaneously with a parent in the United States House of Representatives.
Rand Paul is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Carol Wells Paul and Dr. Ron Paul, a physician and 10-term congressman from Texas’ 14th District. He is the middle child of five.
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