Sen. Rand Paul is expected to enter the 2016 presidential race later today and has scheduled an 11:30 speech in Louisville, Ky. to make it official:

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is widely expected to announce that he will seek the 2016 GOP presidential nomination today.

Paul is scheduled to speak around 11:30 a..m. ET Tuesday; he has also released a video that leaves little doubt about his intentions. Its opening line: “On April 7, a different kind of Republican will take on Washington.”

But how will he be received:

And let’s talk about his father, Ron Paul:

So Rand Paul’s campaign, that will obviously take advantage of his father’s previous presidential campaigns, is not a throwback campaign?

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