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Rand Paul heckler gets head stomped by Paul supporter

By Doug Published: October 26, 2010
In this Monday, Oct. 25, 2010 image taken from video and released by WDRB/Louisville, Lauren Valle of liberal group, seen in red, is held on the ground by supporters of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul as she tries to confront the candidate, in Lexington Ky., after Paul and Democratic opponent Jack Conway debated. (AP Photo/WDRB/Louisville) MANDATORY CREDIT

When a member of showed up at the Kentucky Senatorial debate in Lexington Monday to mock Republican candidate Rand Paul, she was tackled and a Paul supporter used his foot to pound her head to the concrete.

The video can be seen at the Lexington Herald-Leader Web site.

Paul supporter Tim Proffitt has apologized for the incident, but was critical of police for not having control of the situation.

More coverage on the incident:

Police file charges against Rand Paul volunteer who stepped on activist's head
(Lexington Herald-Leader)

Rand Paul supporter apologizes for stepping on activist's head
(Lexington Herald-Leader)



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