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Rand Paul and his Democratic buds

Washington (CNN) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul teamed up with a Democrat once again Tuesday in his effort to restore voting rights for convicted criminals who’ve served time in prison. 1,010 more words

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Sen. Rand Paul Is Killing It On Twitter: 10 Tweets You Should See

Presidential candidates simply need to tweet, but there has never really been one who knows how to do it well. Enter Kentucky’s Rand Paul, a United States Senator who calls himself #DJRandPaul on Twitter, who is already way ahead of the other prospective 2016 contenders in the Twitter primary. 577 more words

US Sentencing Commission votes unanimously to reduce sentences of nonviolent drug offenders retroactively

The U.S. Sentencing Commission has passed a measure that will reduce sentences for nonviolent drug offenders in federal prisons.  These reductions will be applied retroactively.  As the Wall Street Journal… 376 more words

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Social Media Today: Selfie Senator, Google+ Ends "Real Names," New App

By Melony Roy

Booker to become “Selfie Senator”

New Jersey’s Cory Booker is on a congressional quest to become the “Selfie Senator.”

The freshman senator has snapped 11 selfies with U.S. 262 more words


Cory Booker snapping selfies with his fellow senators

Cory Booker is a senator on a mission, trying to snap selfies with all 99 of his colleagues before the chamber’s summer break begins in August. 190 more words


Two Senate spotlights; important issues

Finally, some real bipartisanship displayed in Washington D.C. If you haven’t heard, Democratic Senator Cory Booker and Republican Senator Rand Paul have introduced a joint bill called the REDEEM Act that reforms aspects of the criminal justice system. 299 more words


Booker, Paul take a selfie; talk criminal justice reform, technology and show tunes

(CNN) — An unlikely political duo, Sens. Rand Paul and Cory Booker have teamed up in a bid to reform the criminal justice system for non-violent offenders. 386 more words

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