Physician, author and statesman, Dr. Ron Paul (Republican of Texas) is the nation’s leading defender of free markets, limited government and strong families.
Congressman Paul serves on the International Relations committee and is chairman of the Financial Services subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy. Ron Paul works in Congress to end out-of-control government spending, reduce taxes and to defend the Constitution.
Dr. Paul is the New York Times best selling author of several books, including Challenge to Liberty; The Case for Gold; Freedom Under Siege; The Revolution: A Manifesto, A Foreign Policy of Freedom, End the Fed and the upcoming Liberty Defined (4/19/11). He has been a distinguished counselor to the Ludwig von Mises Institute and is widely quoted by scholars and writers in the fields of monetary policy, banking and economics.
In 2008, he ran a campaign for the Republican nomination for President, attracting both national and worldwide attention in a race where he raised over $35 million dollars.
Congressman Paul is the honorary chairman of Campaign for Liberty, a national grassroots organization dedicated to promoting and defending individual liberty, constitutional government, sound money, free markets, and a noninterventionist foreign policy.
Ron Paul and his wife Carol, make their home in Lake Jackson, Texas. They are the parents of five children and the grandparents of 18. A former Air Force flight surgeon, Dr. Paul is a graduate of Gettysburg College and Duke University Medical School. In his career as an obstetrician, Dr. Paul has delivered more than 4,000 babies.