Ron Paul’s farewell speech (VIDEO)

The Texas Congressman -- and three-time presidential candidate -- said goodbye in farewell remarks on the House floor Wednesday.  

He spoke for a LONG time -- 48 minutes -- but those who follow the man they call "Dr. Paul" likely consumed (and re-consumed) every word.

Given Paul's surprising influence on the GOP in recent years -- particularly on fiscal matters -- and the likelihood that Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (his son) will run for president, it's worth checking out. (And yes, there are gold standard and raw milk references.)

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Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.



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