Ron Paul, Against All Odds

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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ON THE CONTRARY Ron Paul (Photo: Getty Images) That Ron Paul fancies himself a bit of a maverick is no mystery. But just how renegade can one sitting member of Congress in an earnest bid for the presidency really be? In 10 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, the elvish Texan has been the lone dissenter on dozens of congressional votes. Some reflect his distaste for foreign aid, others his desire for small government and his strong, nearly pathological, commitment to state's rights. All, however, reveal that the rogue candidate might not be striving for the beloved bipartisanship of the other candidates.

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