Volume 127, Part II. "Paul Sees Top-Two Finish in Iowa while Wary of Backing Rivals", "Ron Paul Talks Presidential Politics, Policy", "Ideological Locations of 2012 Republican Presidential Candidates (Updated January 5, 2012)", "The Most Conservative Members of the House: Each is a Confirmed Budget Hawk and as a Group They are not above Being a Little Strident", "Vote Ratings 2010: How Did Your Member of Congress Vote? Native American activist Russell Means, Paul's rival for the nomination, emphasized that he was in favor of abortion rights. 28: "I believe such a standard to be not only desirable and feasible, but absolutely necessary if we aim to avoid the very real possibility of hyperinflation in the near future, and economic collapse. It Could Be Worse: Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Wants a National Mask Mandate. Ronald Ernest Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American author, physician, and retired politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1976 to 1977 and again from 1979 to 1985, and for Texas's 14th congressional district from 1997 to 2013. On February 4, Paul finished third in Nevada with 18.8% of the vote. Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney finished in a virtual tie for first place with 25% each,[110] although Ron Paul had ultimately won[111] Iowa at the Republican National Convention gathering 22 delegates to Mitt Romney's 5. [131] He was one of the first elected officials in the nation to support Ronald Reagan's presidential campaign,[132] and he actively campaigned for Reagan in 1976 and 1980. [146] Other analyses have judged Paul much more moderate. There were only two obstetricians in the county, and the other one was his partner. [192][193] In 2001, he joined with Democratic Congressman Barney Frank in helping pass the States' Rights to Medical Marijuana Act (H.R. For many years, former Rep. Ron Paul was the most prominent libertarian in Congress — often frustrating fellow Republicans by voting against their spending bills. Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. On May 14, Paul's campaign announced that due to lack of funds (though despite financial backing from financiers Peter Thiel and Mark Spitznagel)[121] he would no longer actively campaign for votes in the 11 remaining primary states, including Texas and California, that had not yet voted. [238], On September 25, 2020, Paul was hospitalized after appearing to slur his words while speaking during a livestream event. In April 2011 Paul, who was popular within the Tea Party movement, formed an exploratory committee to assess the viability of a third presidential run. Paul served as the U.S. representative for Texas' 14th and 22nd Congressional Districts. List of federal political scandals in the United States, List of politicians affiliated with the Tea Party movement, "Ron Paul Attacks Libertarian Leadership in Response to Controversy", "Before he delivered for voters, Paul delivered babies", "Father watches with pride as Rand Paul becomes U.S. senator", "Retiring Ron Paul to make his case for liberty on college campuses next year", "Ron Paul slams Boston police response to blasts", "The Antiwar, Anti-Abortion, Anti-Drug-Enforcement-Administration, Anti-Medicare Candidacy of Dr. Ron Paul", "Presidential candidate Ron Paul drawing diverse crowds", "5 Things You May Not Know About Ron Paul", "Ron Paul's Flinty Worldview Was Forged in Early Family Life", "Taylor Interview with Ron Paul. On April 15, 2011, Paul was one of four Republican members of Congress to vote against Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal, known as "The Path to Prosperity."[161]. [9] Finishing in the top four with delegates in both races (while winning four states in the 2012 primaries), he refused to endorse the Republican nominations of John McCain and Mitt Romney during their respective 2008 and 2012 campaigns, and on May 14, 2012, Paul announced that he would not be competing in any other presidential primaries but that he would still compete for delegates in states where the primary elections had already been held. They were living in a storybook land. [49] Paul was kept off the ballot in Missouri, due to what the St. Louis Post-Dispatch termed a "technicality," and received votes there only when written in,[50] just as he did in North Carolina. [citation needed] Paul has also called for Trump to bring American troops back from Syria in April 2018, on the grounds that the threat from ISIS has been eliminated. President Donald Trump is continuing his legal challenges to the vote counts in some key states. The whole country would be better off if individuals made those decisions and it was a private matter.”[186] He endorsed revising the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy to concern mainly disruptive sexual behavior (whether heterosexual or homosexual). The situation, however, may serve particularly well as vindication for the often criticized foreign policy positions of Congressman Ron Paul, whose recent fund raising successes and gains in early-state polls have vaulted the candidate into top-tier status on the Republican side. It's difficult for one who loves true liberty and utterly detests the power of the state to come to Washington for a period of time and not leave a true cynic. Colleague Lee Ross rpts fmr GOP TX Rep & GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is hospitalized for “precautionary” reasons. [14][31] Paul argued for a return to the gold standard maintained by the U.S. from 1873 to 1933, and with Senator Jesse Helms convinced the Congress to study the issue. In April 2013, Paul founded the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, a foreign policy think tank that seeks to promote his non-interventionist views. He fared better in Minnesota[120] with 27%, finishing second to Rick Santorum. [235] Since 1995, Carol Paul has published the Ron Paul Family Cookbook, a collection of recipes she and her friends contributed, and which was sold in part to support Ron Paul's political campaigns. Bush.[53]. If you plan to vote for Ron Paul in the 2020 Presidential Election then this '20 campaign apparel is for you. In April 2013, Paul founded the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, a foreign policy think tank that seeks to promote his non-interventionist views. This is an original SUCKERHUG design and makes a great gift. He joined the third party after leaving the Republican Party over the … The mainstream media has declared former Vice President Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 presidential election. He had fourth-place finishes in the next two primaries, on January 21 in South Carolina (with 13% of the vote)[113] and on January 31 in Florida (where he received 7% of the vote).[114][115][116]. He lost the seat in the subsequent general election, only to regain it two years later. Paul also said that under no circumstances would he be endorsing either of the two main parties' candidates (McCain—Republican Party, or Obama—Democratic Party) because there were no real differences between them, and because neither of them, if elected, would seek to make the fundamental changes in governance that were necessary. I'm just using it as a pun, but there's a bit of truth to this. It focused on free-market economics, a radical reduction in the size of government, increased privacy protections for individuals, and a reduction of U.S. participation in international organizations. Raised a Lutheran, Paul later became a Baptist. Distrust in America's foreign and monetary policies, unrelieved by the election of Donald Trump, is going to be a "big opening" for libertarians in 2020, … He has also called for shutting down the TSA and moving matters of airline security to private businesses. The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity is a special project of the Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, a non-profit established by Ron Paul … Richard M. Nixon abolished the Bretton Woods exchange system. Paul did not endorse the Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, and said on the night of the general election that he believed the only winner would be the status quo. "[222] Speaking about the channel, Paul said, "I was at a debate one time a couple years ago, where I didn't think I got a fair shake. Ron Paul, byname of Ronald Ernest Paul, (born August 20, 1935, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.), American politician, who served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1976–77, 1979–85, 1997–2013) and who unsuccessfully ran as the 1988 Libertarian presidential candidate. [67] Few major politicians endorsed him, and his campaign was largely ignored by traditional media. [16] Paul went to Gettysburg College, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. [171], Paul has stated that "The government shouldn't be in the medical business." [153], Paul endorses constitutional rights, such as the right to keep and bear arms, and habeas corpus for political detainees. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. [102] Paul indicated in a June 2011 interview that if nominated, he would consider former New Jersey Superior Court judge Andrew Napolitano as his running mate. That is the message of the Reagan years. Ron Paul - Biography Ron Paul is a physician, author, and former Republican congressman. However, he has frequently taken positions in direct opposition to the other members and the leadership of the party, and he has sometimes publicly questioned whether he really belonged in the party. [209][210], On March 16, 2020, Ron Paul criticized the government, media, and public responses to the coronavirus pandemic in a column for his website. "[150], He has been nicknamed "Dr. No," reflecting both his medical degree and his insistence that he will "never vote for legislation unless the proposed measure is expressly authorized by the Constitution. NOW 50% OFF! [123] Paul himself told CNN that although the lawsuit was not a part of his campaign's strategy and that he had not been advising his supporters to sue, he was not going to tell his supporters not to sue, if they had a legitimate argument. [219] He continues to voice his disagreements regarding foreign policy, and more recently, regarding the events involving America and Iran. [10] At both the 2008 and 2012 Republican National Conventions, Paul received the second-highest amount of delegates behind only McCain and Romney respectively. Paul formally declared his candidacy for the 2008 Republican nomination on March 12, 2007, on C-SPAN. "[168], As a free-market environmentalist, he asserts private property rights in relation to environmental protection and pollution prevention. I don't want to wall people in and wall people out. Thus, there is an avenue for Trump to win the presidential election even if his recount and court efforts are not successful. [21][200][201][202], In a 1996 interview, Paul did not deny writing the newsletters and defended some of their contents, but specified that he opposes racism. In 1981, Reagan proposed a budget with a $45 billion deficit—which turned out to be $113 billion—and Republicans were cheering his great victory. [42], A number of the newsletters, particularly in the period between 1988 and 1994 when Paul was no longer in Congress, contained material that later proved controversial. [125] Paul had felt that "It wouldn't be my speech... That would undo everything I've done in the last 30 years. [198], Beginning in 1978, for more than two decades Paul and his associates published a number of political and investment-oriented newsletters bearing his name (Dr. Ron Paul's Freedom Report, The Ron Paul Survival Report, the Ron Paul Investment Letter, and the Ron Paul Political Report). Most Americans age 18 and up can vote every four years in an American presidential election. [91], At a September 10, 2008, press conference, Paul announced his general support of four third-party candidates: Cynthia McKinney (Green Party); Bob Barr (Libertarian Party); Chuck Baldwin (Constitution Party); and Ralph Nader (independent). Or Maybe Not a Total Dove? Paul has stated that "Israel is our close friend" and that it is not the place of the United States to "dictate how Israel runs her affairs". [220][221], In 2013, Paul established the Ron Paul Channel, an Internet broadcast. Another candidate of the senatorial primary was Henry Grover, a conservative former state legislator who had lost the 1972 gubernatorial general election to Democrat Dolph Briscoe, Jr.[38][39], On Paul's departure from the House, his seat was assumed by former state representative Tom DeLay, who would later become House Majority Leader. Initial opinion polls during the first three quarters of 2007 showed Paul consistently receiving support from 3% or less of those polled. ", "Issue: Border Security and Immigration Reform", "Ron Paul: Remove incentives for illegal immigrants instead of building border wall", "H.R. On three occasions, he sought the presidency of the United States: as the Libertarian Party nominee in 1988 and as a candidate in the Republican primaries of 2008 and 2012. Government over-hypes a threat as an excuse to grab more of our freedoms. [33][34] In 1984, Paul became the first chairman of the Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE),[3] a conservative political group founded by Charles and David Koch "to fight for less government, lower taxes, and less regulation." [152], He voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists in response to the September 11 attacks, but suggested war alternatives such as authorizing the president to grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal targeting specific terrorists. The institute is part of his larger foundation Foundation for Rational Economics and Education. [105][106][107], Ron Paul's presidential campaign managers Jesse Benton, John Tate and Demetri Kesari were all found guilty of paying former Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson $73,000 to switch his support from Rep. Michele Bachmann to Paul. [79][80], By March, front-runner John McCain had secured enough pledged delegates to guarantee that he would win the nomination, and Romney and Huckabee had both formally withdrawn from the race. He said that he had never read the entire Libertarian platform when he ran for president as a Libertarian in 1988, and that "I worked for the Libertarians on my terms, not theirs. Paul's son Randal is the junior United States senator from the state of Kentucky. [104] During this time Paul supporters asserted that he was continually ignored by the media despite his significant support, citing examples of where television news shows would fail to mention Paul in discussions of the Republican presidential hopefuls even when he was polling second. [44] He worked with his Foundation for Rational Economics and Education on such projects as establishing the National Endowment for Liberty, producing the At Issue public policy series that was broadcast on the Discovery Channel and CNBC,[33] and continuing publication of newsletters. Congressman and three time Presidential candidate Ron Paul of Texas enjoys a national reputation as the premier advocate for liberty in politics today. In Defense of our 'Unalienable Rights, "10 Things You Didn't Know About Ron Paul", "Many Democrats in South Winon Carter's Coattails; G.O.P. [23][24][25] Paul lost the next regular election to Democrat Robert Gammage by fewer than 300 votes (0.2%), but defeated Gammage in a 1978 rematch, and was reelected in 1980 and 1982. [233][234] They have five children, who were baptized Episcopalian:[14] Ronald, Lori, Randal, Robert, and Joy. — Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) September 25, 2020 Earlier Friday, the 85-year-old Paul was discussing federal stimulus money on his YouTube channel when his speech appeared to began to slur. [187] His abortion-related legislation, such as the Sanctity of Life Act, is intended to negate Roe v. Wade and to get "the federal government completely out of the business of regulating state matters. His paternal grandfather emigrated from Germany,[14] and his paternal grandmother, a devout Christian, was a first-generation German American. Paul also co-owned a mail-order coin dealership, Ron Paul Coins, for twelve years with Burt Blumert, who continued to operate the dealership after Paul resumed office in 1996. 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For his son, see, Early life, education, and medical career, Criticism of US support of Orange Revolution and NGOs, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (, Keith Poole, "Estimating a Basic Space From A Set of Issue Scales,", Five Myths About the Gold Standard, Congressman Ron Paul, Congressional Record. [127][128], As in 2008, in 2012 Paul ultimately refused to endorse the ticket selected by the Republican Party. The following month he formally announced his candidacy. In the announcement of the ended relationship, Paul said, "But the message I have always tried to deliver over the years has always been the same, and that is spreading the message of liberty. [225], Paul endorsed his son, Senator Rand Paul, in the 2016 Republican primary and campaigned for him in Iowa. [63] He is an initiating member of the Congressional Rural Caucus, which deals with agricultural and rural issues, and the 140-member Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus. He'd Rather Say Not", "Rep. Ron Paul Signs Presidential Taxpayer Protection Pledge", "End the Income Tax – Pass the Liberty Amendment", "Paul Want Less Government, Less Taxes, and Abolish IRS", "GOP Appeased Me on Gold Standard: Rep. Ron Paul", "H.R. "[142] On that same theme he said in another interview, "I would be reluctant to jump on board and tell all of the supporters that have given me trust and money that all of a sudden, I'd say, [all] we've done is for naught. Paul received one electoral vote from a Texas faithless elector, South Texas College political science professor William Greene (who had been pledged to Donald Trump),[229] in the 2016 presidential election,[230][231] making Paul the oldest person ever to receive an electoral vote, and the second Libertarian Party member to receive an electoral vote, after John Hospers in 1972. [167], He has described his interest in ending wars and lowering military spending as partly an "economic issue", adding, "We'd save a lot of money by not being engaged [in overseas conflict] like this. [46] In a forum held prior to the nomination, Means dismissed the greater funds raised by Paul's campaign, commenting that Means was receiving "10 times more press" than the former Congressman and was therefore "100 times more effective". I don't fully endorse him for president. "Does Ron Paul See Himself in the Oval Office? But we have seen this movie before. [14] According to University of Georgia political scientist Keith Poole, Paul had the most conservative voting record of any member of Congress from 1937 to 2002,[144][145] and is the most conservative of the candidates that had sought the 2012 Republican nomination for president. [70][71][72] In May 2007, shortly after the first televised primary debates, the blogs search engine site Technorati.com listed Paul's name as the term most frequently searched for;[70] and Paul's campaign claimed that Paul had more YouTube channel subscribers than Barack Obama or any other candidate for president. 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[68] However, he attracted an intensely loyal grassroots following,[69] interacting through internet social media. He later recalled being the only Republican to vote against Reagan budget proposals in 1981,[134][135] aghast that "in 1977, Jimmy Carter proposed a budget with a $38 billion deficit, and every Republican in the House voted against it. Britannica Kids Holiday Bundle! [224] As of April 2019, the Ron Paul Liberty Report channel has received more than 17 million views on YouTube. Those in vulnerable categories should take precautions to limit their risk of exposure. "[155], Sometime within the same month but much after the event of authorities executing a lock-down in sequence to the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Paul commented on the tactics used by governing forces into a harsh criticism that he has written as a "military-style occupation of an American city". [194], Paul again partnered with Frank in support of online gambling rights. [20], When President Richard Nixon "closed the gold window" by ending American participation in the Bretton Woods System, thus ending the U.S. dollar's loose association with gold[20] on August 15, 1971, Paul decided to enter politics[21] and became a Republican candidate for the United States Congress. [112], Paul's results then declined, despite the withdrawal of candidates Michele Bachmann, Jon Huntsman and Rick Perry. Former GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul was talking about free markets as part of his 'Ron Paul Liberty Report' Friday when his speech suddenly turned to … By Bob Adelmann The two organizations would become key players in the Tea Party movement from 2009 onward. "[223], In May 2015, Ron Paul ended all relationships with Voices of Liberty and the Ron Paul Channel in order to start a new Internet program called The Ron Paul Liberty Report. Posted By: Imright, 9/25/2020 3:19:51 PM Ron Paul, the Republican ex-congressman who thrice ran for the White House, suffered some kind of medical emergency in the midst of a livestreamed event Friday. He endorses eliminating most federal government agencies, terming them unnecessary bureaucracies. He garnered a number of other second-place finishes before announcing in May that he would not campaign in the remaining states. [151] He advocates withdrawal from the United Nations, and from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, for reasons of maintaining strong national sovereignty. [58], On July 12, 2011, Paul announced that he would not seek re-election to the House in order to pursue the 2012 presidential election. Paul left the Republican Party in 1987 and launched a bid for the presidency running on the Libertarian Party ticket. Paul’s presidential campaign platform remained libertarian in spirit. His candidacy was seen as problematic because of the party's long support for freedom of choice on abortions. "[143], Paul has been described as conservative and libertarian. Paul came in 5th place in both the January 4 Iowa caucuses (10% of votes cast)[77] and the January 8 New Hampshire primary (8%). [10][122] He would, however, continue to seek to win delegates for the national party convention in the states that had already voted. [133] After Reagan's election in 1980, Paul quickly became disillusioned with the Reagan administration's policies. [179], Citing the Ninth and Tenth Amendments, Paul advocates states' rights to decide how to regulate social matters not cited directly by the Constitution. In 1998 and 2000, Paul defeated Loy Sneary, a Democratic Bay City, Texas, rice farmer and former Matagorda County judge. 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