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8:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Michigan Republican Strategist Hired to Lead Rand Paul's Political Action Committee

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John Yob also worked for Republican John McCain in 2007 and 2008
Lansing Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is hiring a top Michigan Republican political strategist to help steer his national political action committee the precursor of a likely 2016 presidential campaign. Paul on Monday is expected to name John Yob national political director of RANDPAC, a political operation thats already establishing ties in early 2016 primary states and helping conservative Republicans get elected to public office.
4:25 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul wins straw poll at Michigan Republican conference

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Poll also shows support for Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley ahead of possible challenge at next year's Republican state convention
MACKINAC ISLAND, MI -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky won a presidential preference straw poll this weekend at the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference in Michigan, burnishing his credentials as a potential candidate for the 2016 nomination. Paul topped a long list of potential Republican candidates, pulling in 36 percent of the total vote.