FILE - In this March 7, 2013, file photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. is questioned by reporters in an elevator as he leaves a GOP policy meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Paul says he’s only ... more 
FILE - In this March 7, 2013, file photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. is questioned by reporters in an elevator as he leaves a GOP policy meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Paul says he’s only "considering" running for president. But he’s doing much more than mull it over. The Kentucky Republican is unabashedly clearing a path to seek the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, with a series of early-voting state visits, a beefed-up political operation and a deliberate plan to appeal to mainstream voters and raise his national profile over the coming months. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By J. Scott Applewhite, File
Fri, May 10, 2013 3:56 AM EDT