Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during an event at the University of Chicago's Ida Noyes Hall in Chicago on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles) ORG XMIT: ILAN114

BREAKING: Rand Paul assaulted at Bowling Green, Kentucky home

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was assaulted at his Bowling Green, Kentucky home, a spokeswoman for the Senator confirmed.

Kentucky State Police arrested Rene Bousher, a 59 year-old white male that is reportedly a registered Democrat. Bousher was charged with 4th degree assault, causing a minor injury to the conservative Senator.

“Senator Paul was blindsided and the victim of an assault,” Kelsey Cooper, a spokeswoman for Paul, told The Hill. “The assailant was arrested and it is now a matter for the police. Senator Paul is fine.”

Paul was also a player at the Congressional Baseball Game in July, where Rep. Steve Scalise was critically injured by a gunman.

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