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Jonathan Bernstein

Rand Paul Isn't Leader of the Pack

The libertarian still doesn't have the party support to be the presidential nominee.
The market will decide.

The market will decide.

Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

The Fix’s new rankings for Republican presidential candidates are out. Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake pick Senator Rand Paul as the most likely nominee.

I’ve excluded Paul (and Ted Cruz, ranked No. 8 by Cillizza and Blake) from my list of plausible nominees. Do I need to revisit the question? Sorry, still not buying it.