ron paul http://kut.org en Ron Paul Turns to UN to Get Ownership of Domain Name http://kut.org/post/ron-paul-turns-un-get-ownership-domain-name <p></p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1em; padding: 0px; font-size: 1.5em; line-height: 1.35; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; ">Ron Paul wants a pair of domain names back from his fans, but he doesn’t want to pay for them.</p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1em; padding: 0px; font-size: 1.5em; line-height: 1.35; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; ">The former presidential candidate and congressman filed a complaint Friday with the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wipo.int/portal/index.html.en" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(0, 137, 144); ">World Intellectual Property Organization</a>, a United Nations agency,&nbsp;against the owners of RonPaul.com and RonPaul.org so he could gain control of the domains, according&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ronpaul.com/2013-02-08/ron-paul-vs-ronpaul-com/" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(0, 137, 144); ">to a blog post published&nbsp;</a>on the site.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:14:13 +0000 Elena Schneider, Texas Tribune 6545 at http://kut.org Ron Paul Turns to UN to Get Ownership of Domain Name Randy Weber Defeats Nick Lampson in CD-14 http://kut.org/post/randy-weber-defeats-nick-lampson-cd-14 <p>Randy Weber, a Republican state representative from&nbsp;Pearland, defeated former Democratic congressman Nick Lampson&nbsp;in the race to replace Congressman&nbsp;Ron Paul in the 14th Congressional District. With 51 percent of precincts reporting, KUT's&nbsp;political reporting partner <em>Texas Tribune </em>has called the race for Weber.&nbsp;</p><p>CD-14 is in <a href="http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/TX/14">Southeast Texas</a>, running from outside of Houston to the outskirts of Corpus Christi along the Gulf Coast. It was one of the <a href="http://www.texastribune.org/texas-politics/2012-elections/keeping-dead-voters-away-and-live-ones/">few competitive congressional races </a>in the state this year. The seat came open after Ron Paul, a former presidential Republican primary candidate, decided not to seek re-election.</p><p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 05:27:14 +0000 Terrence Henry 5556 at http://kut.org Randy Weber Defeats Nick Lampson in CD-14 Ron Paul Says He Won't Have Enough Delegates To Win GOP Nomination http://kut.org/post/ron-paul-concludes-he-wont-have-enough-delegates-win-gop-nomination Rep. Ron Paul, who is still technically in the hunt for the Republican presidential nomination, seems to have finally accepted his fate.<p>In an email sent to supporters late last night, the Texas congressman said by the time the Republican National Convention comes around, he won't have sufficient delegates to secure the nomination.<p>"When it is all said and done, we will likely have as many as 500 supporters as delegates on the Convention floor," Paul wrote, <a href="http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/07/ron-paul-admits-he-wont-be-nominee/">according to CNN</a>. Thu, 07 Jun 2012 17:04:37 +0000 4421 at http://kut.org Ron Paul Says He Won't Have Enough Delegates To Win GOP Nomination GOP, Dems Gather for State Conventions http://kut.org/post/gop-dems-gather-state-conventions <p>Texas political parties are gathering for the state&#39;s party conventions.</p><p>The Republicans are meeting in Fort Worth and the Libertarians will meet near the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. The Democrats are in Houston and delegates from the Texas Green Party will head to San Antonio.</p><p>Governor Rick Perry is scheduled to address the Republican convention this morning. Texas U.S. Representative Ron Paul will lead a session this afternoon. The convention runs through Sunday and will also feature Rick Santorum and Wisconsin U.S. Representative Paul Ryan.</p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 15:44:59 +0000 Laura Rice 4420 at http://kut.org GOP, Dems Gather for State Conventions Mitt Romney Vs. Rand Paul In 2016? http://kut.org/post/mitt-romney-vs-rand-paul-2016 As sort-of-still-a-presidential-candidate Ron Paul continues to collect delegates at state Republican Party conventions, the question of what the libertarian Texas congressman wants has become more urgent in GOP circles.<p>A speaking role at the Republican convention, where Mitt Romney is expected to accept the nomination?<p>A seat at the party's rule-making table to advocate making it easier for non-mainstream candidates to compete in future GOP nominating contests?<p>Well, yes, as a start.<p>But it's increasingly looking like Paul, 76, and his passionate loyalists are consolidating clout in Tue, 22 May 2012 21:38:49 +0000 Liz Halloran, NPR 4302 at http://kut.org Mitt Romney Vs. Rand Paul In 2016? Ron Paul Campaign: Still Open for Business http://kut.org/post/ron-paul-campaign-still-open-business <p>The Ron Paul campaign spoke with reporters today to make sure everyone understood <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/ron-paul-stay-race-stop-campaigning">the campaign&#39;s memo released Monday</a>. The bottom line: Ron Paul is still a presidential candidate &ndash; even though he no longer plans on spending money to win a state primary.</p><p>During the call this morning, National Campaign Chairman Jesse Benton told reporters that Paul will still make appearances at state GOP conventions. The campaign believes those efforts will allow Dr. Paul to collect additional delegates heading into the national convention in Tampa.</p><p>Benton said that includes speaking at the Texas convention in June.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 17:02:22 +0000 Ben Philpott 4241 at http://kut.org Ron Paul Campaign: Still Open for Business Ron Paul to Stay in Race, But Stop Campaigning http://kut.org/post/ron-paul-stay-race-stop-campaigning <p>Texas congressman Ron Paul has announced that while he&rsquo;s not dropping out of the Republican presidential primary, he will no longer be actively campaigning.</p><p>&ldquo;Our campaign will continue to work in the state convention process,&rdquo; Paul writes on his campaign blog. &ldquo;We will continue to take leadership positions, win delegates, and carry a strong message to the Republican National Convention that Liberty is the way of the future.&rdquo;</p><p>Indeed, Paul&rsquo;s <a href="http://kut.org/2012/04/ron-paul-rallies-fans-in-austin/">delegate strategy</a> &ndash; and whether it might create a rift on the convention floor&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;has been the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/03/07/148177270/ron-paul-campaign-manager-in-it-to-win-it-tack-not-far-fetched">subject of much speculation</a>.</p><p> Mon, 14 May 2012 19:04:35 +0000 Wells Dunbar 4234 at http://kut.org Ron Paul to Stay in Race, But Stop Campaigning Ron Paul Speaking at UT Tonight http://kut.org/post/ron-paul-speaking-ut-tonight <p>Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul is <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/am-update-lakes-travis-buchanan-low-ron-paul-speaks-ut-perry-endorses-romney">making a campaign stop</a> on the 40 acres.</p><p>With this week&#39;s announcement that former Speaker Newt Gingrich is dropping out of the presidential race, the Texas congressman is the last challenger left for presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney.</p><p>Jim Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project at UT Austin, has a take on why Paul&#39;s still in the race.</p><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 22:28:14 +0000 Ben Philpott 4109 at http://kut.org Ron Paul Speaking at UT Tonight AM Update: Lakes Travis & Buchanan Low, Ron Paul Speaks at UT, Perry Endorses Romney http://kut.org/post/am-update-lakes-travis-buchanan-low-ron-paul-speaks-ut-perry-endorses-romney <p><strong>Lakes Travis and Buchanan Still Low</strong></p><p>According to the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.lcra.org/newsstory/2012/droughtremains.html">Lower Colorado River Authority</a>&nbsp;(LCRA), lakes Travis and Buchanan remain low &ndash;less than half full to be exact.</p><p>Texas saw an increase in rainfall last month but that hasn&rsquo;t been enough to raise water levels in the Highland Lakes. As of April 25, lakes Travis and Buchanan combined are about 48 percent full; that&rsquo;s much lower compared to last April when the lakes were 71 percent full.</p><p>The record-setting drought last year hit the Highland Lakes hard; the lack of rain brought the amount of water flowing into the lakes, called inflows, to a record low. The rains this March caused inflows to surpass the historical average, but with dry weather this month the inflow levels have not hit their normal average.</p><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:39:15 +0000 Divya Darsi 4103 at http://kut.org AM Update: Lakes Travis & Buchanan Low, Ron Paul Speaks at UT, Perry Endorses Romney AM Update: AISD Budget, Medical School Funding, and Ron Paul's Austin Appearance http://kut.org/post/am-update-aisd-budget-medical-school-funding-and-ron-pauls-austin-appearance <p><strong>AISD&nbsp;Budget Meeting Tonight<br /><br /> </strong>The Austin ISD Board&nbsp;of Trustees will meet tonight to discuss the 2013 budget, and policy on consulting with employee unions.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 13:56:34 +0000 Laura Rice & Carlos Morales 4079 at http://kut.org AM Update: AISD Budget, Medical School Funding, and Ron Paul's Austin Appearance AM Update: Funeral, Escort for Slain Officer, Ron Paul Stays Put, Poor Prognosis for Gulf Coast http://kut.org/post/am-update-funeral-escort-slain-officer-ron-paul-stays-put-poor-prognosis-gulf-coast <p><strong>Funeral, Motorcade for Officer Padron&nbsp;Today</strong></p><p>Mayor Lee&nbsp;Leffingwell&nbsp;and Austin Police Chief Art&nbsp;Acevedo&nbsp;are among the scheduled speakers at the funeral of a fallen&nbsp;APD&nbsp;officer today.</p><p>APD&nbsp;Senior Police Officer Jaime&nbsp;Padron&nbsp;will be laid to rest today.&nbsp;Padron&nbsp;was killed Friday&nbsp;<a href="http://kutnews.org/post/apd-officer-killed-another-injured-separate-officer-involved-shooting?nopop=1" target="_blank">while responding to a call</a> at an area Wal-Mart early Friday morning, April 6.</p><p><a href="http://kutnews.org/post/am-update-funeral-fallen-officer-ron-pauls-texas-tour-wal-mart-and-workers-compensation">Funeral services for&nbsp;Padron&nbsp;</a>start at 11 a.m. at Shoreline Church on Burnet Road. The funeral will be with complete police honors. At the conclusion of the services,&nbsp;Padron&rsquo;s&nbsp;body <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/funeral-procession-route-set-fallen-officer">will be taken to San Angelo</a> for burial.</p><p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:25:17 +0000 Carlos Morales 4014 at http://kut.org AM Update: Funeral, Escort for Slain Officer, Ron Paul Stays Put, Poor Prognosis for Gulf Coast How Far Does $1.09 Go Towards Office Supplies? Ask Ron Paul http://kut.org/post/how-far-does-109-go-towards-office-supplies-ask-ron-paul <p>A big part of Ron Paul&rsquo;s Libertarian-informed message is fiscal conservatism. And he has the campaign records to prove it.</p><p><a href="http://www.propublica.org/">ProPublica</a> surveyed the campaign finance filings of the Texas congressman running for the GOP presidential nomination, and found that Paul&rsquo;s campaign cataloged practically every petty cash expenditure &ndash; even though candidates don&rsquo;t need to write down individual expenditures totaling less than $200.</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 18:21:00 +0000 Wells Dunbar 3996 at http://kut.org How Far Does $1.09 Go Towards Office Supplies? Ask Ron Paul AM Update: Funeral for Fallen Officer, Ron Paul's Texas Tour, Wal-Mart and Workers Compensation http://kut.org/post/am-update-funeral-fallen-officer-ron-pauls-texas-tour-wal-mart-and-workers-compensation <p><strong>Funeral for Slain Officer</strong></p><p>The public is invited to salute fallen Austin Police Officer Jaime&nbsp;Padron.</p><p>Padron&nbsp;was&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kutnews.org/post/apd-officer-killed-another-injured-separate-officer-involved-shooting" target="_blank">shot to death on Friday</a>&nbsp;while responding to a call at a North Austin Wal-Mart.</p><p>Visitation is tomorrow from 6 to 8:00 p.m. at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cookwaldenfuneralhome.com/dm20/en_US/locations/48/4884/index.page" target="_blank">Cook-Walden Funeral Home</a>&nbsp;at 6100 North Lamar Blvd. The funeral will be held this Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Shoreline Church on Burnet Road. Austin Cops for Charities, a local group that provides aid and support for the family of Austin officers, has created a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.austincopsforcharities.com/" target="_blank">donation fund</a>&nbsp;for&nbsp;Padron&rsquo;s&nbsp;family.<br /> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:47:36 +0000 Carlos Morales 3993 at http://kut.org AM Update: Funeral for Fallen Officer, Ron Paul's Texas Tour, Wal-Mart and Workers Compensation The (Very) Long Goodbye: Why Some Candidates Can't Stop Running http://kut.org/post/very-long-goodbye-why-some-candidates-cant-stop-running Two of the most important factors during a primary campaign are momentum and math — meaning how many delegates you've got.<p>What do you do when neither one of those things is running in your favor?<p>That's a question people are starting to ask about former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum — and have wondered about for a while now about former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Rep. Ron Paul.<p>Santorum (and the others) not only lost Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 16:00:59 +0000 3979 at http://kut.org The (Very) Long Goodbye: Why Some Candidates Can't Stop Running AM Update: Baylor Takes NCAA Title, Ron Paul's Primary Results, Texas Book Fest Name New Director http://kut.org/post/am-update-baylor-takes-ncaa-title-ron-pauls-primary-results-texas-book-fest-name-new-director <p><strong>Baylor Women&#39;s Win NCAA Championship</strong></p><p>Baylor University&#39;s women&rsquo;s basketball team clinched the NCAA national championship last night, besting Notre Dame <a href="http://stats.ncaa.org/game/index/966316?org_id=51" target="_blank">80 to 61</a>.</p><p>The win sent the Lady Bears into the history books, topping off their undefeated season and making them the first NCAA basketball team ever <a href="http://www.baylorbears.com/sports/w-baskbl/stats/2011-2012/teamcume.html" target="_blank">to win 40 games in a season</a>.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 13:15:59 +0000 Tolly Moseley & Carlos Morales 3969 at http://kut.org AM Update: Baylor Takes NCAA Title, Ron Paul's Primary Results, Texas Book Fest Name New Director AM Update: The Supreme Court and Texas Death Row, Pro Day at UT, Ron Paul’s Illinois Results http://kut.org/post/am-update-supreme-court-and-texas-death-row-pro-day-ut-ron-paul%E2%80%99s-illinois-results <p><strong>Supreme Court Decision Affects Death Row Inmates?</strong></p><p>Two Texas death row inmates, including&nbsp;one who is set to be executed next week, hope a ruling yesterday from the U.S. Supreme Court will give them another chance to prove their innocence or that their crimes don&rsquo;t warrant the death penalty.</p><p>KUT&rsquo;s reporting partner, The Texas Tribune,&nbsp;<a href="http://exastribune.org/texas-dept-criminal-justice/death-penalty/supreme-court-ruling-could-affect-texas-death-row-/" target="_blank">reports</a>&nbsp;the high court&rsquo;s ruling in a&nbsp;case out of Arizona, <a href="http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/martinez-v-ryan/" target="_blank">Martinez v. Ryan</a>, could expand appeals access for inmates:</p><blockquote><p>The nation&rsquo;s highest court ruled that the failure of initial state habeas lawyers to argue that their client&rsquo;s trial counsel was ineffective should not prevent the defendant from making that argument later on.</p></blockquote><p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:03:56 +0000 Carlos Morales & Tolly Moseley 3883 at http://kut.org AM Update: The Supreme Court and Texas Death Row, Pro Day at UT, Ron Paul’s Illinois Results AM Update: Feds Question New District, Ron Paul's Not-So-Super Tuesday, Crackdown on Border Tunnels http://kut.org/post/am-update-feds-question-new-district-ron-pauls-not-so-super-tuesday-crackdown-border-tunnels <p><strong>DC Questions Doggett&#39;s New District</strong></p><p>District 25 in Texas <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/five-way-split-travis-county-redistricting-map">newly-redistricted voting map</a> is currently represented by Rep. Lloyd Doggett, and encompasses a large portion of Travis County.&nbsp; But now, a federal court in Washington DC has questions about District 25 that could delay Texas 2012 primaries yet again.<br /><br /> The main issue is whether District 25 &ndash; which contains white, Hispanic, and African-American voters &ndash; &nbsp;deserves minority protection under the Voting Rights Act or not.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;The court asked for briefs by March 13 on District 25, and if they deem it a minority district deserving protection, that would send the map back to the drawing board,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.statesman.com/news/texas-politics/court-inquires-about-austin-congressional-district-2221423.html">the <em>Austin American-Statesman</em></a> reports, with primaries falling well into the summer.</p><p>Texas only recently saw its primary date <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/texas-primaries-finally-get-date-may-29">set for May 29</a>.</p><p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 15:19:30 +0000 Tolly Moseley 3794 at http://kut.org AM Update: Feds Question New District, Ron Paul's Not-So-Super Tuesday, Crackdown on Border Tunnels AM Update: Paul Qui Triumphs on 'Top Chef,' Ron Paul's Delegate Questions, UT Over OU http://kut.org/post/am-update-paul-qui-triumphs-top-chef-ron-pauls-delegate-questions-ut-over-ou <p><strong>Paul Qui Wins &#39;Top Chef: Texas&#39;</strong></p><p>Austin&rsquo;s own Paul Qui, Executive Chef of <a href="http://uchiaustin.com/uchiko">Uchiko</a>, <a href="http://www.bravotv.com/top-chef">won &quot;Top Chef: Texas</a>&quot; last night.</p><p>Qui went head to head against Chicago&#39;s Sara Gruenberg&nbsp;in the season finale. This season of &quot;Top Chef&quot; brought the contestants to Austin, Dallas and San Antonio where they battled for the highly sought-after title.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:49:07 +0000 Divya Darsi 3759 at http://kut.org AM Update: Paul Qui Triumphs on 'Top Chef,' Ron Paul's Delegate Questions, UT Over OU New Republic: Super Tuesday Primer http://kut.org/post/new-republic-super-tuesday-primer The New Republic <em>staff composed this article.</em><p><strong>Ohio</strong> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:18:05 +0000 TNR Staff 3758 at http://kut.org New Republic: Super Tuesday Primer Cease Fire Over? Ron Paul Slams Mitt Romney in New Video http://kut.org/post/cease-fire-over-ron-paul-slams-mitt-romney-new-video <p>It looks like a rumored<a href="http://kutnews.org/post/signs-ron-paulmitt-romney-alliance">&nbsp;non-aggression pact</a> between Ron Paul and Mitt Romney may not be in effect.</p><p>The Paul campaign released a new video today slamming the Texas Representative&rsquo;s opponents in the GOP presidential primary: Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and yes, Romney. The bombastic clip labels Romney as a &ldquo;flip-flopper,&rdquo; arguing the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts_health_care_reform">health care reforms</a> Romney oversaw as governor of Massachusetts &ldquo;provided the blueprint for Obamacare,&rdquo; i.e., the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>Earlier this month, Santorum supporters <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/signs-ron-paulmitt-romney-alliance">accused the Romney and Paul campaigns</a> of going easy on each other to burnish each other&rsquo;s credentials. But with the recent <a href="http://kutnews.org/post/desert-face-may-have-closed-out-debate-season-so-what-did-we-learn">Republican debate in Nevada</a> likely serving as the last debate of the primary season, the gloves may be off between the two campaigns.</p><p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:14:22 +0000 Wells Dunbar 3755 at http://kut.org Cease Fire Over? Ron Paul Slams Mitt Romney in New Video