Last night, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul sat down with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. Because Maddow and O'Reilly are ideologically polar opposites, the subject matter of the interviews varied greatly. In both cases, however, Paul's hard-line libertarian views clashed with the cable hosts (Maddow most significantly).
In the first interview, O'Reilly and Paul talk Iran, abortion, federal bailouts and finding common ground with President Obama:
On Maddow's show, she grills Paul on the 1964 Civil Rights Act:
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