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Rand Paul leads call for audit of fetal tissue research

WASHINGTON _ A trio of the Senate's Republican presidential candidates put their names on a letter also signed by a majority of the conference asking for a new inquiry into fetal tissue research.tmpplchld Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., spearheaded the letter to Health and Human Services Inspector General Daniel R. Levinson with 34 other Senate Republicans, including Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida, both fellow presidential hopefuls. The request, sent Tuesday, stems from a series of videos pertaining to Planned Parenthood.tmpplchld "We request that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) conduct an audit of all fetal tissue...