Rand’s Paul foreign policy views are not like the other potential 2016 candidates. Does it matter?

(Mike Theiler / Reuters)

Unpacking how foreign policy could hurt or help the Tea Party favorite.

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Rand Paul builds 50-state network, courts mainstream support for presidential bid

(Ben Margot / AP)

The Kentucky senator is the first Republican to assemble a network in all 50 states as a precursor to a presidential run.

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Pace of presidential prep picks up

Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.

In New Hampshire, another tea party pratfall

The perils of inviting unserious people to a pre-presidential primary gathering.

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Paul Ryan looks to the future

(J. Scott Applewhite / AP)

With his term as house budget panel chairman expiring, Ryan must choose between running for president in 2016 or seeking to chair the Ways and Means Committee.

Why right-wing isolationists are losing

Rand Paul’s world view is out of step with his party.

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are the big draws at the Freedom Summit

The Freedom Summit in New Hampshire shows that excitement for 2016 is brewing strong in the Republican Party.