Rand Paul: ‘Hillary Clinton’s as Bad or Worse’ Than Obama on Privacy Issues

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_f90193917e.jpgTom Pennington/Getty Images (DOVER, N.H.) -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told New Hampshire Republicans Friday night that winning the youth vote could come by appealing to them on privacy issues, arguing that one of his potential rivals -- former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- is vulnerable on the topic. “They’ve all got a cell phone and they all think the government shouldn’t be looking at their cell phone or listening to their cell phone without a warrant. We get to the young people with privacy,” Paul said.

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GOP Senators Pushing Again for Joint Committee on Benghazi

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_f7604f5e07.jpgSTR/AFP/GettyImages (WASHINGTON) -- Republicans are again calling for a joint committee to investigate the Obama administration's handling of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, 2012 that left four Americans dead, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire say that there are still no clear answers as to what happened on the night of the siege that was initially blamed on a mob protesting an anti-Islam film produced in the U.S.

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Senate GOP Blocks Debate on Equal Pay Bill

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_a4c1528f8c.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republicans blocked an equal pay bill from moving forward in the Senate Wednesday, one day after President Obama took executive action to try to narrow the gender pay gap. The Senate failed to reach the 60 votes needed to move forward to debate on the Paycheck Fairness Act.  The Senate voted 53-44 on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure.

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George H.W. Bush Greets Obama in Houston

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_b58a9a8546.jpgBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images (HOUSTON) -- When Air Force One touched down in Houston Wednesday, there was a special visitor awaiting President Obama at the airport. Sitting in a wheelchair at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, President George H.W. Bush greeted the president and First Lady Michelle Obama. Bush was seen wearing patriotic red, white and blue socks, while the Obamas stood next to him speaking for several minutes.

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Pentagon Announces US Destroyer Will Enter Black Sea by Thursday

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_5330919679.jpgGOGO LOBATO/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) will enter the Black Sea "on or about April 10," or Thursday, Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren announced Wednesday.  The ship will transit the Strait of Bosporus on Thursday and head to the Black Sea for unspecified training with partner nations. The likelihood that another U.S. Navy ship was headed to the Black Sea emerged last week, but the name of the ship wasn’t fully defined because of potential schedule conflicts.

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