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'Rand Paul Stomp' Stars in First Ad

So 'scary' it's running after 10pm, say Dems

(Newser) - Smile, Rand Paul bruisers, you're on TV—again! The takedown and head-stompin' of a protester by Paul supporters is starring in its first political ad. But bizarrely, the Democratic Party finds it so "scary" for kids that it's only running after 10 pm, a spokesman tells the Washington Post... More »

Another Paul Protester Says He Was Manhandled

Jack Conway advertises story to media

(Newser) - Jack Conway’s campaign set up a conference call today, so that one of his supporters could regale reporters with a story about how he, too, was mistreated by Rand Paul supporters outside Monday’s debate. Michael Grossman, 60, claims that while Lauren Valle was being stomped in the head,... More »

Rand Paul Stomper Wants an Apology

...from the girl he stepped on

(Newser) - Tim Profitt, the man who currently has the most famous foot in America, would like an apology ... from the woman he stepped on. The now-former Rand Paul campaign volunteer opened up to WKYT about his ordeal—which includes possible charges, and, apparently, a bad back. "I put my foot... More »

Meet the Man Who Took Down Rand Protester

Mike Pezzano wrestles Laura Valle wearing 'don't tread on me' pin

(Newser) - The tackler who wrestled down the Rand Paul protester for a head stompin' was not part of a campaign security detail. He was just an American voter who believes in open carry gun laws and, it seems, using force when ... necessary? Tea Partier Mike Pezzano , sporting a "Don't Tread... More »

Roughed-Up Protester Calls Attack 'Premeditated'

Rand Paul backer apologizes, says it looked worse than it was

(Newser) - It's still not clear whether the Rand Paul supporter who stepped on the head of MoveOn.org member Lauren Vale will face charges, but Vale tells the Washington Post she was "certainly injured" and promised more legal action. The man, Tim Profitt, apologized. "I'm sorry that it came... More »

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