James R. Carroll, The Courier-Journal

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The Courier-Journal

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Past articles by James:

C-J’s Washington reporter bids adieu

Courier-Journal Washington reporter writes final column, tells people to keep reading the paper. → Read More

Manufacturer says Rand-glasses were not cool, were used without OK

Rand-glasses not cool with Ray-Ban, which gets Kentucky senator's campaign to ditch the product → Read More

Hillary Clinton campaigns like it's 1999

Clinton was first lady at the time, wife of President Bill Clinton, and a known commodity, or so it seemed, not only to New Yorkers but also to rest of the nation. → Read More

Rand Paul re-introduction meets media buzzsaw

Courier-Journal political writer Joe Gerth offers some quick analysis and context to the remarks Sen. Rand Paul made in Louisville while announcing his run for President. Michael Clevenger / The Courier-Journal AMHERST, N.H. – There were two goals behind the week-long presidential campaign roll-out Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul staged last week. They are the same two goals of any starting presidential… → Read More

Rand Paul exclusive: ‘We have to do very well’ in New Hampshire

In exclusive interview, Rand Paul says campaign fits New Hampshire’s independent streak → Read More


Aide: President Obama's visit to Indatus will underscore link between job training, economy → Read More

Obama to visit Louisville this week

President Barack Obama will visit Louisville this week, according to the White House. Read or Share this story: http://cjky.it/1CpompC → Read More

Brewing federal budget battle, trips and more

GOP proposals offer good clues; Paul plans books, tours; Russia says nyet to Coats → Read More

A political fantasy, in one act

The scene: an ornate meeting room off the floor of the United States Senate. The doors are closed. Dramatis personae: the Republican senators. The following is a complete dramatization. No animals were harmed in the making of this column. → Read More

Rand Paul presidential bid topic of poll today

Bluegrass Poll examines what people think about Rand Paul possibly running for president → Read More

In open letter, Kentucky's Mitch McConnell and GOP senators kick Iran strategy up a notch

In an open letter to Tehran leaders, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell & Republicans take on Obama Iran talks → Read More

Nationwide, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul stuck in second tier of 2016 presidential candidates

Kentucky's Rand Paul trails in 5th place among potential 2016 White House candidates, poll says → Read More

Paul seeks to replace old GOP brand with his

Rand Paul was the only potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate at the Conservative Political Action Conference who got a question about his hair. → Read More

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's stops this week include Ohio and Alabama speeches

Ohio and Alabama are on Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's itinerary this week → Read More

Abraham Lincoln assassination coverage revisited

New York Herald extras on display at Newseum 150 years after Lincoln's murder → Read More

Citing politics, Louisville Rep. John Yarmuth to skip Israeli leader's speech to Congress

Israel's Netanyahu should not be addressing Congress, Rep. John Yarmuth says - and he's going to skip it → Read More

Rand Paul well-traveled ahead of presidential decision

Sen. Rand Paul in good position, but could face pitfalls in presidential bid, analysts say → Read More

Kentucky's Rand Paul places second in New Hampshire 2016 GOP presidential primary poll

New 2016 poll of New Hampshire voters puts Rand Paul second among GOP contenders → Read More

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul tries to clarify his comment on vaccines, gets one, too

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul tries to clear up controversy over his vaccines comment - and he gets a shot → Read More

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul tangles with CNBC anchor Kelly Evans over shots, taxes, his board

A bit of heat: Kentucky's Rand Paul visibly upset with CNBC's Kelly Evans over questions about vaccines, taxes, his board → Read More