For a freshman senator, Rand Paul has a knack for getting national media attention for his causes, namely, reducing federal debt. He's appeared on numerous television shows, including David Letterman, above center, and has GOP allies including South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, above right.
For a freshman senator, Rand Paul has a knack for getting national media attention for his causes, namely, reducing federal debt. He's appeared on numerous television shows, including David Letterman, above center, and has GOP allies including South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, above right. ASSOCIATED PRESS
For a freshman senator, Rand Paul has a knack for getting national media attention for his causes, namely, reducing federal debt. He's appeared on numerous television shows, including David Letterman, above center, and has GOP allies including South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint, above right. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Rand Paul has grabbed headlines, but his impact on national debt remains to be seen

March 27, 2011 12:00 AM