By Manu Raju (Politico) –
Rand Paul, trying to head off a rebellion back home, promised Monday to fully pay for changes to his state’s presidential nominating process that would allow him to seek two different offices in 2016.
The Kentucky GOP freshman is trying to convince his state’s central GOP committee to change Kentucky’s presidential primary to a caucus system instead. By holding a caucus, in which voters organize by local precinct and choose their preferred candidate, Paul believes he can circumvent the state’s prohibition that candidates cannot appear on the ballot for two offices at the same time. The senator is running for reelection to his Senate seat in 2016, as well.
Read more HERE