State of the Union Tea Party Response
The Tea Party's response to President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union address will be delivered Tuesday by Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — reported The Courier Journal. Paul, the son of 2008 and 2012 presidential candidate and retiring libertarian-leaning Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas), was elected as Kentucky's junior senator in 2010 — riding the Tea Party wave caused by the passage of Obamacare in 2009. He is also named as a potential 2016 presidential candidate. "I think really there are some things that I will emphasize maybe Marco doesn't," Paul told CNN Sunday on State of the Union with Candy Crowley. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will be delivering the GOP's official response — both in English and Spanish.