Know Who Your Choices Are Part II – Rand Paul

Rand Paul

On April 17, 2015, Senator Rand Paul announced his bid for President of the United States for the 2016 election. I have placed below his political history.

Age: 52

Place of Birth:    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Political Party:    Republican

Current Political Office: U.S Senator for the state of Kentucky

Office Terms:     2010 – Present

Political & Medical History:

1993       –              Completed Regency

1995       –              Passed ABO (American Board of Ophlalmogoly)

  • Private practice for 10 years

2009       –              Ran for U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Senator Bunnery

2010- Present    –              Became U.S. Senate for the state of Kentucky

2013-2015            –              Added to the Foreign Relations committee

Committees:

2011       –              Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension

2011       –              Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

2011       –              Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

2011-2013            –              Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

2013       –              Committee on Foreign Relations

Standings on Topics:

  • Pro-Life
  • 2009 –              Opposes same-sex marriage

Voting Record as Senator:

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/rand_paul/412492

https://votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/117285/rand-paul#.VXj6U89Viko

References:

Official Website – http://www.paul.senate.gov/

https://www.randpaul.com/

General info – http://www.biography.com/people/rand-paul-588472#early-life

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rand_Paul

http://www.ontheissues.org/senate/Rand_Paul.htm

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/rand_paul/412492

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