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Rand Paul Owes $300,000 after Failed Presidential Bid

The Lexington Herald Leader [1] did not waste time in criticizing libertarian Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul over not paying bills and paying down his debt, not realizing that campaigns take time to do so. It also buried the fact that he returned $2.5 million taxpayer dollars from his office back to taxpayers further down the article:

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, a self-described fiscal conservative [2] who calls debt “the greatest threat to our national security,” [3] has more than $300,000 in unpaid bills from his failed presidential run last winter.

Photo by Gage Skidmore [4] [5]