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Release Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:54 PM
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Sholnn Freeman
Communications Specialist
Media Advisory: U.S. Senator Rand Paul to Speak at Howard University
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WASHINGTON (April 5, 2013) -- U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, will speak at Howard University on inclusion in the Republican Party at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

Sen. Paul’s speech will focus on the importance of outreach to younger voters, as well as minority groups. He will also discuss the history of the African-American community’s roots in the Republican Party and current issues, such as school choice and civil liberties

In the Senate, Paul serves on the Foreign Relations, Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Homeland Security and Government Affairs, and Small Business Committees. Paul has been a vocal advocate for term limits, a balanced-budget amendment, a Read the Bills Act, and an audit of the Federal Reserve. He has gained prominence for his independent positions on many political issues.

WHAT:          Speech by Sen. Rand Paul

WHEN:          Wednesday, April 10, 2013
                        11 a.m.

WHERE:        Howard University
                     School of Business Auditorium
                     2600 Sixth Street, NW
                     Washington, DC 20059
For more information, please contact Moria Bagley, communication director for Sen. Paul, at

Media should RSVP to Sholnn Freeman, and plan to arrive by 10:45 a.m.


Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, two Truman Scholars, a Marshall Scholar, 30 Fulbright Scholars and 11 Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University's Web site at

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