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Rand Paul to Quote MLK, John Lewis in SOTU Response

Paul will deliver his own response to the State of the Union address. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Sen. Rand Paul plans to quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when responding to Tuesday night's State of the Union address.  

In an early excerpt provided to CQ Roll Call, the Kentucky Republican cites both King and fellow civil-rights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in reference to tension and discontent in America today.