Rand Paul Aides Say Alexander Ad Not an Endorsement

Aides to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul say that footage of him praising Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander in a campaign advertisement is not an endorsement for a third term in the Senate. Paul, a tea party favorite who praises the senator in Alexander’s statewide ads, said through a spokesman his remarks should be viewed in a very narrow context. "The footage that Sen. Alexander's campaign is using is from a public press conference in regards to a bill they both co-sponsored," spokesman Sergio Gor said. "At this time Senator Paul has not made an endorsement in this race." The Chattanooga Times Free Press has more.