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Politics
2:13 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Senator Rand Paul Proposes Economic 'Freedom Zones' for Detroit, Other Depressed Areas

Saying Detroit residents deserve a chance to "bail themselves out" U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., is unveiling a recovery plan for the troubled city and other economically depressed areas.

The proposal is being viewed as another part of the libertarian-leaning Kentuckian's outreach to minority voters in urban centers, constituents the GOP has traditionally struggled to attract.

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