CALIFORNIA
Coastal Commission fires executive director over objection of hundreds of supporters
Topics

Ron Paul

Republican Rand Paul drops out of presidential race

Republican Rand Paul drops out of presidential race

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), whose libertarian message was once seen as a powerful match for voter unrest, is dropping out of the presidential race, his spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

Paul built a grass-roots base stemming from the legacy of his father, former Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, but failed to gain traction. He languished in the polls and placed far behind front-runners Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)  and billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa.

Paul also faces a home state challenge from Democrats in his Senate reelection bid. He is expected to shift his attention to that race....

Loading
62°