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Paul Still Has Ballot Quandary In Kentucky

Rand Paul still has a problem if he insists on running for U-S Senate and President in 2016.

The tea party favorite could become entangled in a state election law if he runs for both offices.

Legislation aimed at tweaking the once-obscure law to ensure Paul could appear on Kentucky's ballot twice easily passed the GOP-led Kentucky Senate this year. But the measure died across the Capitol in the House, where Democrats are in charge.

Democrats hung on to their House majority despite a strong GOP challenge in this month's election.

That's left the first-term senator and his supporters looking for other potential options.