Great news! Let's carry this momentum into 2010 and 2012!Right Now - Rand Paul wins, and libertarians rejoice
By David Weigel | May 18, 2010; 8:00 PM ET
Two years ago, Rand Paul was a harried campaign surrogate, trying desperately to get Republicans interested in supporting -- and big media interested in covering -- the quixotic presidential campaign of his father, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.).
Tonight, Rand Paul is the Republican Party's nominee for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky, after clobbering former front-runner Trey Grayson. Paul is set to carry even Boone County, where Grayson lives. When the Associated Press called the race, Paul was winning by 22 points with about a third of precincts in.
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