'There's a good chance' a Paul will run for president in 2012, Rand Paul says

03/24/2011 04:54 PM

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said he isn’t ruling out running for president in 2012 and will make a decision after his dad decides whether he will make another run for the White House.

Texas Congressman Ron Paul ran for the GOP nomination in 2008, and his campaign helped kick-start the tea party movement.

The younger Paul, who rooms with his dad in Washington, said the only determination he’s made is that he won’t run against his father.

“He’s my landlord,” he told reporters on his way into the Louisville Rotary Club.

During the question and answer session after his remarks, Paul said he wants to make sure the tea party has a voice in the 2012 campaign.

He later told reporters “there’s a good chance” one of the Paul’s will be on the 2012 ballot.

- Ryan Alessi with video by Kyle Lizenby


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