By Patrick Crowley • email@example.com
Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul has pledged to not accept campaign contributions from any U.S. Senator who voted in favor of bailing out the nation's banks last fall.
Paul's pledge comes as one of his opponents in May's GOP Senate primary, Boone County Republican Trey Grayson, prepares to raise money at a Sept. 23 Washington fundraiser hosted by about 20 Republican members of the Senate.
In a statement Paul said that 17 of the Senators co-sponsoring the Grayson fundraiser voted for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, the bank bailout bill that was also used to provide funding to American auto makers.
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