Tea Party Goes to Washington: Rand Paul

We talk to Rand Paul, the first American Senator to win as a Tea Party candidate. He weighs in on his historic victory and his new book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington.


Tea Party Goes to Washington - Rand Paul

We started this segment with a clip from Rand Paul, giving his victory speech on the night he became the first United States Senator to be elected as a Tea Party candidate. It was a historic victory ... one that shook Democrats and Republicans alike and a victory that has had a significant effect on the way politics is done in Washington.

Rand Paul is now a Republican Senator for Kentucky. His new book is called The Tea Party Goes to Washington. He was in New York City.

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Cd: Le Fabuleux Destin D'Amelie Poulain Film
Cut: # 10, Pas Si Simple
Label: Virgin
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