The Emergence of Rand Paul

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Jon Lowenstein / Noor for TIME

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Positioning himself as a Tea Party candidate, Rand Paul, an opthalmologist from Bowling Green, Kentucky won the Republican Senate primary in the state by nearly 24 points, despite the fact that his opponent, Trey Grayson, had received the support of powerful GOP figures like Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell and former Vice President Dick Cheney.

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