Disaster? Rand Paul Teases 2016 Presidential Bid





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Published on Nov 20, 2012

"Like father, like son: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he's interested in running for president in 2016.

The Republican senator, a Tea Party favorite, didn't shy away when ABC's Jonathan Karl asked about his White House aspirations.

"I'm not going to deny that I'm interested," Paul said in the interview.

Paul is a son of Texas Rep. Ron Paul, whose three presidential bids have earned him a devoted following for his small-government philosophy. The Kentucky senator was the first candidate in the 2010 election cycle to turn Tea Party support into victory at the ballot box."*

Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola (TYT University) break down Rand Paul's hints that he'll run for president in 2016. What grounds does he stand on, and are they Republican or Libertarian? Does a third party stand a viable chance with disenfranchised bipartisan voters in the next election cycle?

*Read more from Catalina Camia, USA TODAY:

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