Rand Paul heads for speech date in New Hampshire
By The Associated Press
Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 8:12 p.m.
BOSTON — Republican Sen. Rand Paul is set to appear in New Hampshire next month, becoming the first potential 2016 presidential candidate to deliver a formal speech in the state likely to host the nation's first presidential primary.
The New Hampshire Republican Party confirmed on Wednesday that the first-term senator from Kentucky will deliver the keynote address at its first Liberty Dinner on May 20. The location has yet to be determined.
“Sen. Rand Paul has been a leader in the fight for smaller government, lower taxes and fiscal responsibility in Washington,” said state GOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. “I am honored that Sen. Paul has agreed to address our party and I look forward to welcoming him to the Granite State.”
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is also scheduled to attend the New Hampshire event.
Paul, the son of former Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, himself a veteran of presidential campaigns, has said he's “seriously considering” running for the White House.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Fannie, Freddie profits surprise
- Senate OKs bill scrapping ‘good soldier defense’
- White House advises teaching students about money
- Snowden captivates tech crowd
- Lanza’s father says he wishes son was never born
- General’s court-martial is thrown into jeopardy
- D.C. mayor denies he knew of illegal ‘shadow campaign’
- Depth, distance reduce impact of quake off California’s northern coast
- Changes to Medicare drug coverage scrapped
- Poll: Uninsured rate drops, but Hispanics lag in sign-ups
- Deaths from heroin, pain pills called ‘urgent,’ growing’ crisis