Let Me Start: GOP civil war

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a news conference June 13, 2013 at the Capitol Hill Club on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a news conference June 13, 2013 at the Capitol Hill Club on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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The Republican civil war heats up: Sen. Rand Paul – the only “no” vote on confirming James Comey to head the FBI – is under fire by another New York Republican. This time, Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm doesn’t want to see Paul head to New York for a fundraiser after his comments about Hurricane Sandy relief aid. Meanwhile Sen. Paul is hitting back against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying the governor is hiding behind the 9/11 attacks. Folks, this has become a shooting war on the Republican side – and the top target happens to be the guy leading the early polls for the 2016 GOP nomination. Sit back and enjoy this one…

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Let Me Start: GOP civil war

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