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| occupation  = Congressman, Presidential Nominee
 
| occupation  = Congressman, Presidential Nominee
 
| known      = Known for his strong views on adhereing to the constitution and protecting liberties by promoting a small government.
 
| known      = Known for his strong views on adhereing to the constitution and protecting liberties by promoting a small government.
| contact    = [[Phone:=]] victory@ronpaulforcongress.com 837 W. Plantation
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| contact    = [[Address:=837 W. Plantation]]<br>Clute, [[State_Code:=TX]]&nbsp; [[Country_Code:=US]]&nbsp; [[Zip:=77531]]<br>[[Phone:=800.RON.PAUL]]<br>[[Web:=http://www.ronpaul.org/|[http://www.ronpaul.org/ ronpaul.org]]]&nbsp;[[Email:=victory@ronpaulforcongress.com |[mailto:victory@ronpaulforcongress.com  Email]]]
Clute, TX 77531
 
Toll Free: (800) RON PAUL
 
Fax: (979) 265-7378
 
 
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==Political Career==
 
==Political Career==
 
In 1984, Paul ran in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Tower, but the nomination went to Phil Gramm. Paul also supported term limits for members of Congress at the time and likened himself to the famous Senator Robert A. Taft. Paul was the [[Directory:Libertarian Party|Libertarian Party]] nominee for president in the 1988 election. After his failed presidential bid, Paul returned to Congress in 1997. He was again elected as a Republican, but against the wishes of the party leadership, which had backed Paul's primary opponent. His opponent in the primary was the incumbent representative, a former Democrat who had switched his party affiliation to Republican in the aftermath of the 1994 Republican Revolution. On 11 January 2007, Paul announced the formation of an exploratory committee for a 2008 presidential campaign.
 
In 1984, Paul ran in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Tower, but the nomination went to Phil Gramm. Paul also supported term limits for members of Congress at the time and likened himself to the famous Senator Robert A. Taft. Paul was the [[Directory:Libertarian Party|Libertarian Party]] nominee for president in the 1988 election. After his failed presidential bid, Paul returned to Congress in 1997. He was again elected as a Republican, but against the wishes of the party leadership, which had backed Paul's primary opponent. His opponent in the primary was the incumbent representative, a former Democrat who had switched his party affiliation to Republican in the aftermath of the 1994 Republican Revolution. On 11 January 2007, Paul announced the formation of an exploratory committee for a 2008 presidential campaign.
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| physical = [[Person_Race:=White]] [[Person_Gender:=Male]][[Person_Hair:=Brown]] Hair, [[Person_Eyes:=Brown]] Eyes
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| education = Dormont High School, Gettysburg College, Duke University School of Medicine
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| profession = Politician
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| member =
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| party = [[Political_Party:=Libertarian Party|[[Directory:Libertarian Party|Libertarian Party]]]]
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| religion = [[Religion:=Protestant|Protestant]]
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| marital = [[Marital_Status:=Married]] Carol Wells
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| children = [[Number_Children:=0]]
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| relations =
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| friends = [[Friend_Of::Directory:Garrett Minks|Garrett Minks]]
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| interests = [[Subject_Interest::Medicine]], [[Subject_Interest::Politics]], [[Subject_Interest::Constitution]],  [[Subject_Interest::Limited Government]]
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}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.ronpaul.org/ Ron Paul Official Site]
 
*[http://www.ronpaul.org/ Ron Paul Official Site]

Revision as of 02:38, 3 March 2007

Ron Paul
Residence Template:Country data US [[City:=Houston|Texas]], [[State_Name:=Texas|Texas]], [[Country Name:=United States|US]]
Born [[Birth Date:=1935-08-20|1935-08-20]]
Known for Known for his strong views on adhereing to the constitution and protecting liberties by promoting a small government.
Occupation Congressman, Presidential Nominee
Contact 837 W. Plantation
Clute, TX  US  77531
800.RON.PAUL
[http://www.ronpaul.org/ ronpaul.org] [mailto:victory@ronpaulforcongress.com Email]


Ron Paul is an American physician and politician from the U.S. state of Texas. A Republican, he has represented Texas's 14th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1997, and had previously served as the representative from Texas's 22nd district in 1976 and from 1979 to 1985.

Political Career

In 1984, Paul ran in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Tower, but the nomination went to Phil Gramm. Paul also supported term limits for members of Congress at the time and likened himself to the famous Senator Robert A. Taft. Paul was the Libertarian Party nominee for president in the 1988 election. After his failed presidential bid, Paul returned to Congress in 1997. He was again elected as a Republican, but against the wishes of the party leadership, which had backed Paul's primary opponent. His opponent in the primary was the incumbent representative, a former Democrat who had switched his party affiliation to Republican in the aftermath of the 1994 Republican Revolution. On 11 January 2007, Paul announced the formation of an exploratory committee for a 2008 presidential campaign.


External links