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Rand Paul says he will decide on running for US President after mid-term elections

Published on Mar 10, 2014 12:53 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Rand Paul said on Sunday he was preparing for a possible run for the presidency in 2016, but would not make a final decision until after the November mid-term elections.

One day after winning a preference poll of conservative activists, the Kentucky senator his libertarian message of protection for civil liberties could help the Republican Party grow by attracting young people and minorities.

"We're definitely talking about it, my family's talking about it," Mr Paul said on Fox News Sunday, of a run for the presidency.

"We do the things that would be necessary to make sure that it can happen and will work. But I truly haven't made my mind up and won't make my mind up until after the 2014 elections," he said.

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