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Jon Ward

Conservatives Clash: Battle The Wicked Or Fight For The Needy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The placement of a Barack Obama figurine in a urinal at a conference for Christian conservatives Friday captured why these gatherings ha...

GOP Rep: There's No Doubt Ted Cruz Was Plotting Against Me

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

Nearly three weeks removed from an easy primary victory over tea party challenger Katrina Pierson, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) is convinced that Sen....

Ted Cruz Embraces Religious Side In Iowa Visit

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Known nationally as a fiery fiscal conservative, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz channeled his pastor father and displayed his religious ...

10 Disturbing Quotes By A Potential President's Dad

Posted 02.10.2014 | Religion

A recent straw poll suggests that Republican Senator Ted Cruz may be on track to win the Republican nomination for president. However, Cruz's fath...

Ted Cruz's Father Unapologetic About Outlandish Statements

AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

BY WILL WEISSERT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) — Bursts of applause had already interrupted Rafael Cruz repeatedly, but the loud...

Ted Cruz's Dad Explains What Kinds Of Sexual Perversion Result From Atheism

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2013 | Latino Voices

Don’t have a religion? You might wind up becoming an abusive sex pervert, Ted Cruz’s father says. Rafael Cruz told a group of Oklahoma gun rig...

Ted Cruz's Father: Black People ‘Uninformed' And ‘Deceived'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

Evangelical pastor Rafael Cruz, father of tea party star Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), called black and Hispanic voters “uninformed” and “deceived" d...

Ted Cruz's Dad Declares God Is Pro Death Penalty

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Evangelical pastor Rafael Cruz, father of shutdown dramatist Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), served up a stemwinder this week, laying out God’s positions o...

Ted Cruz's Father Made Big Birther Claim

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), told a tea party group in 2012 he thinks President Barack Obama should go "back to Kenya." Cruz can...

Watch Ted Cruz's Dad Compare Obama To Fidel Castro Repeatedly

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.15.2013 | Latino Voices

Ted Cruz has faced a lot of attacks to his Latinidad. Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said in May he didn't think Cruz "should be defined as a ...

Michael McAuliff

WATCH: Ted Cruz Reads 'Green Eggs And Ham' On The Senate Floor

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former New York Republican Sen. Al D'Amato once sang "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" on the Senate floor. Current Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz may...

Michael McAuliff

Ted Cruz Says His Dad Invented Green Eggs And Ham

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dr. Seuss may have written Green Eggs and Ham, but Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Tuesday that his dad invented them. Cruz was well ove...

The Cheneys Don't Get Better

Jason Sattler | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Jason Sattler

This family drama suggests that things are are not getting "better" for the GOP, the way activists promise LGBT teens it will get better for them. In fact, the new generation of the Cheney family suggests the GOP is evolving into something scarier.

The Rise Of Rafael Cruz

The National Review | Robert Costa | Posted 08.29.2013 | Latino Voices

The political partnership between Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and his father, Rafael, is a rising force in conservative politics. To most observers, it ...

Ted Cruz's Father Offers Take On Republican Latino Outreach

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.08.2013 | Latino Voices

Republicans looking to boost Hispanic outreach may have a new voice on their side: Ted Cruz’s dad. Rafael Cruz sat down last week with the Herit...