Senator Rand Paul spoke at the University of Minnesota on Monday, sharing his views on foreign policy and criminal justice reform while providing his own economic insights in to domestic affairs.

“Students for Rand” and College Republicans hosted the event in Coffman Memorial Union.  Students for Rand report that 600 people were in attendance.

Brother and sister duo Adam and Amanda Lord run the group Students for Rand, which is currently thirty members strong.  Amanda says that if Senator Paul did not receive the nomination she would likely “vote Libertarian.”  Her brother however says he has not thought about that yet and is, “only centered on helping Rand.”

In an interview with Alpha News Senator Paul says he would address the issue of student debt by breaking up “the educational monopoly to allow competition” and says he would, “also allow students to deduct the cost” on their taxes.

Senator Paul is set to debate Tuesday night in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  He says he hopes to get more time to speak and will tell people he is “the only fiscal conservative on the stage.”

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