republican party http://wfpl.org en At Louisville Republican Gathering, Rand Paul Talks Inclusiveness With Minorities http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-republican-gathering-rand-paul-talks-inclusiveness-minorities <p>U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he wants the Republican Party to become more inclusive toward minorities and the poor.</p><p class="c2"><span class="c0">He spoke Friday before a gathering of state Republicans in downtown Louisville.&nbsp;Paul—who just a few years ago voiced his displeasure with the 1964 Civil Rights Act—said the GOP needs to change is collective voice. &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 11:42:00 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8676 at http://wfpl.org At Louisville Republican Gathering, Rand Paul Talks Inclusiveness With Minorities Paul Says GOP Should Tone Down Hawkishness on War http://wfpl.org/post/paul-says-gop-should-tone-down-hawkishness-war <p>Senator Rand Paul says his party needs to break away from its base when it comes to war.</p><p>In the past, politicians have had a tough time breaking from the base to change party opinion. Think Bill Clinton and welfare reforms.</p><p>But Rand Paul says Republicans need to take a similar step on war, and tone down the hawkishness of recent years.</p><p>“Well one issue I’ve sided with President Obama on is that I think the war in Afghanistan should end," says Paul. There aren’t many other Republicans saying that, but I think it is time to come home.”</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:55:54 +0000 Kenny Colston 1906 at http://wfpl.org Paul Says GOP Should Tone Down Hawkishness on War