Congress Poised To Strike Prison Time For Kids Playing Hooky

US | Anders Hagstrom
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - NOVEMBER 04: U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas salutes supporters during an election night gathering on November 4, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Cotton defeated two-term incumbent democrat U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR). (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

7,000 minors jailed each year

McCain Blasts Rand For Blocking Annual Defense Bill Vote

Politics | Jonah Bennett
FILE PHOTO: Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain speaks during the committee's hearing on foreign cyber threats, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 5, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

‘It is unfortunate that one senator chose to block consideration of a bill our nation needs right now’

Rand Paul Is Furious With Sessions, And It's Got Nothing To Do With The Trump-Russia Probe

Politics | Amber Athey

‘I have my own concerns with Attorney General Jeff Sessions…’

Paul Confirms He'll Vote To Advance Obamacare Overhaul Bill

Politics | Jennifer Duplessie
U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and other members of the House Freedom Caucus hold a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer - RTS11VNS

‘Conservatives are getting nothing’

Confusion Remains As Senate Gears Up To Vote On Obamacare Repeal Procedural Vote

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
US Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 7, 2017 after the Senate confirmed Supreme Court justice nominee Neil Gorsuch. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I don’t have a clue what we are going to be voting on’

Rand Paul Says He Has 'No Earthly Idea' Which Health Care Bill Senate Is Voting On

Politics | Nick Givas

‘I don’t think we should move to the bill with so many unknowns’

Rand Paul Backs Trump: Sessions 'Should Not Have Recused Himself'

Politics | Henry Rodgers
U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and other members of the House Freedom Caucus hold a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer - RTS11VNS

‘I’ve been one of his strongest defenders’

Sen Rand Paul Slams Asset Forfeiture As 'Unconstitutional'

Politics | Hollis Poch
(Photo Credit: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)

‘I call on the AG…’

Trump And Paul Still Have A 'Good Relationship' Despite Disagreements

US | Henry Rodgers
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 16: U.S. President Donald Trump, right, acknowledges US Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), left, prior to signing H.J. Res. 38, disapproving the rule submitted by the US Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Department of Interior's Stream Protection Rule, which was signed during the final month of the Obama administration, "addresses the impacts of surface coal mining operations on surface water, groundwater, and the productivity of mining operation sites," according to the Congress.gov summary of the resolution. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

‘The president and I have a good relationship’

Guess Who Is Getting The Blame For Floundering Obamacare Repeal

Politics | Will Ricciardella
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L) and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) speak to members of the media in front of the West Wing of the White House February 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Ryan and McConnell had a meeting with President Donald Trump earlier. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘You gotta know where to take the battle and fight…’

Straight Obamacare Repeal Dead In The Senate

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attends a new conference following party policy lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 11, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Three GOP senators are out

Trump, McConnell, Pence Call For Full, Clean Obamacare Repeal

Politics | Christopher Bedford
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (L) gives a thumbs up sign as he walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Pull back on repeal, replace

Rand Paul Tells Trump Not To 'Oversell' Health Care Bill

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Screen Shot Rand Paul Fox News Sunday (FOX: July 2, 2017)

‘The Republican plan doesn’t fix the death spiral of ObamaCare’

Health Care Groups Blast GOP Bill In Letter To McConnell

Politics | Jack Crowe
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during a weekly press conference following a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill on June 13, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

‘It is simply unworkable in any form’

The GOP Needs These Three Senators To Pass Repeal And Replace

Politics | Jack Crowe
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 07: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) (C) speaks about Obamacare repeal and replacement while flanked by Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) (R), and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) (L) during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives is currently working on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘I’m in the same position I’ve been in’

Rand Paul Is Still A No On Health Care--'I Promised To Repeal Obamacare'

Politics | Amber Athey

‘The new plan actually doesn’t repeal Obamacare’

Rand Paul Says New Obamacare Repeal Bill As Bad As First Draft

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
ORLANDO, FL - NOVEMBER 14: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during the Sunshine Summit conference being held at the Rosen Shingle Creek on November 14, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The summit brought Republican presidential candidates in front of the Republican voters. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘It leaves in place more taxes’

Senator Rand Paul Wants To Replace Obamacare With 'Freedom And Choice'

Politics | Amber Athey
'What made America great--capitalism'

Rand Paul Tells McConnell What Changes He Wants Made To Obamacare Repeal Bill

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
ORLANDO, FL - NOVEMBER 14: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during the Sunshine Summit conference being held at the Rosen Shingle Creek on November 14, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The summit brought Republican presidential candidates in front of the Republican voters. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘This continues the top-down approach’