FILE - This Feb. 7, 2012 file photo shows then-Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speaking in Golden Valley, Minn. Ron Paul is exiting the political stage but his

 

              FILE - This Feb. 7, 2012 file photo shows then-Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speaking in Golden Valley, Minn. Ron Paul is exiting the political stage but his
FILE - This Feb. 7, 2012 file photo shows then-Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas speaking in Golden Valley, Minn. Ron Paul is exiting the political stage but his legions of rabble-rousing followers insist they are only getting started. Libertarian-leaning loyalists of the two-time Republican presidential candidate have quietly taken over key-state GOP organizations, ensuring future fights with the GOP’s establishment and laying the groundwork for a future presidential candidate. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)