Kelley Paul Talks Rand, Palin, and Princess Leia

Senator Rand Paul’s wife weighs in famous women, including Michelle Obama.

Kelley Paul On Strong American Women

Kelly Paul, wife of Kentucky senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul, knows a powerful woman when she sees one. In her debut memoir, True and Constant Friends, she tells the story of the strong women in her life, including her grandmother and girlfriends she met in college.

On With All Due RespectMark Halperin and John Heilemann got Kelley's take on some other inspirational American females:

princess leia

Paul on Princess Leia: “She was brave, she was strong, she fell in love with Han Solo.  She’s amazing!”


LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29: Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on March 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Paul on Taylor Swift: “She writes her own music and I admire that about her.”


NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 28: First Lady Michelle Obama speaks onstage during Black Girls Rock! 2015 at NJ Performing Arts Center on March 28, 2015, in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
Photographer: Johnny Nunez

Paul on Michelle Obama: “She has great energy. I really admire the work she and Joe Biden do for military families.”


Former US Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin gestures as she speaks at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, outside Washington, DC on February 26, 2015. AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul on Sarah Palin: “I admire her outspokenness, her energy and how she got involved in politics from the grassroots up.”



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