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Rand Paul wants influence in growing the GOP

After drawing national attention with his 13-hour filibuster on the government's use of drones, Sen. Rand Paul has emerged as a potential new leader of the Republican Party. But he doesn't necessarily see himself in that position.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 10:23am EDT

Tags: Rand Paul, republicans, presidential election,

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Spy in the Sky: Unlikely bedfellows

In the WTOP series "Spy in the Sky," we examine the types of drones used by the U.S. military and fears about targeted killings, both at home and abroad.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 07:39am EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, the spy in the sky,

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Spy in the Sky: Store-bought spies in rural Va.

Russell County in Southwest Virginia is perhaps an unlikely place for the front lines of the drone debate, but the county has purchased two drones.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 05:51am EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, spy in the sky, Russell County, Federal Aviation Administration

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Spy in the Sky: A close encounter

On March 5, a drone came within 200 feet of a Boeing 777, leading to a momentary scramble to determine the origin and coordinates of the drone.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 12:18pm EDT

Tags: John F. Kennedy Airport, JJ Green, spy in the sky

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Spy in the Sky: Grounded in the nation's capital

In the WTOP series "Spy in the Sky," we examine the types of drones used by the U.S. military and fears about targeted killings, both at home and abroad.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: Adam Eidinger, spy in the sky, Andrew Mollenbeck, Federal Aviation Administration

Spy in the Sky: WTOP examines drone debate

You usually can't hear them or see them. But they're watching. And they're everywhere.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 06:04am EDT

Tags: spy in the sky, Andrew Mollenbeck, JJ Green

Va. schmoozed feds to get drone-testing site

The Federal Aviation Administration is soliciting proposals for six drone test sites, and Virginia officials are making their pitch.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 06:17am EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, FAA

Drones moratorium advances to Va. governor's desk

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 03:19pm EST

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Va. Senate committee blocks use of drones for 2 years

A Senate committee has backed a two-year moratorium on the use of drones by police and government agencies.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 06:47am EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly,

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