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February 2, 2011 4:14 PM

Sen. Rand Paul says tea partiers willing to cut deals

Invoking legendary 19th century Senator Henry Clay and the abolitionist movement, freshman Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., delivered his first Senate floor speech Wednesday to signal that he and the tea party are willing to compromise with opponents on the federal debt and spending cuts. But their compromise would be narrowly drawn.

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