Rand Paul is winner of Conservative Political Action Conference presidential straw poll of 2014
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
OXON HILL, Md. — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's presidential preference poll.
The overwhelming win is purely symbolic, but reflects the Republican senator's popularity among conservatives who typically hold outsized influence in the GOP's presidential selection process.