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Rand Paul in for the 'long haul' � but can he make it that far?

As Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and his presidential campaign embarked this week on a western swing, working their way from Alaska to Utah, they hoped to send a message to his fellow Republican candidates that Paul is "in it for the long haul." But, without some momentum from successes in the early states, planning for the "long haul" could all be for naught. One longtime Republican operative said, "No momentum in early states means no momentum later, which means no money and no viable path." This week, Paul is visiting Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah a long way from the high-profile early nominating contests like those in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada,...

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