Politics February 3, 2016: Rand Paul drops out of Republican presidential race

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Rand Paul drops out of Republican presidential race

By Bonnie K. Goodman

February 3, 2016 8:50 AM MST

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is suspending his presidential campaign after a poor finish in Iowa, becoming another casualty of the 2016 race, Feb. 3, 2016
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is suspending his presidential campaign after a poor finish in Iowa, becoming another casualty of the 2016 race, Feb. 3, 2016
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