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$100,000 for a website domain name? Rand Paul pays up
$100,000 for a website domain name? Rand Paul pays up

A tip for people thinking of running for president: Get the rights to your name on the Internet early; failure to do so just cost Sen. Rand Paul $100,000. Paul, the Republican from Kentucky who is vying for his party's presidential nomination, shelled out the sum earlier this spring, paying a third-party firm to purchase randpaul.com. The purchase, first reported by the National Journal, is outlined in the Federal Election Commission disclosure report filed by Paul's Senate reelection campaign. In late March, ahead of the formal announcement that he was running for the nomination, Paul's campaign paid the money to Escrow.com, a company based in Rancho Santa...

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