Months after his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential
nomination ended, Rep. Ron Paul has become a hot ticket on the
international stage. Unlikely as it may seem, Paul, a Texas Republican,
is the most popular member of Congress outside the United States, if
foreign television appearances are any indication.
Paul expected his international influence to diminish after the
quixotic presidential campaign. In fact, it's gone the other way.
"It's actually building," he told the Huffington Post. "It really
truly baffles me. I see myself as somebody who's been saying the same
thing for about 30 years and not too many people paying any attention."
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