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Stephen Colbert Takes Aim At Ted Cruz's Dinner Date With Trump

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.10.2017 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert has torn into Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for having dinner with President Donald Trump at the White House. On Thursday’s broadcast of t...

Trump Rehashes JFK Conspiracy Theory Linking Ted Cruz's Father To Lee Harvey Oswald

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics

At a televised speech Friday, and less than 24 hours after Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president, the reality television perso...

Supreme Irony: GOP Peddles Denial of Justice!

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Republicans have shown enormous respect for the Constitution of the United States of America and their hero Associate Justice Antonin Scalia by instantly using his death to demand that President Obama ignore the Constitution for the next 340 DAYS.

Ted Cruz Scares Me the Most

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 02.02.2017 | Queer Voices
Brynn Tannehill

Let's step back for a moment and consider what a Christian Nation with Christian Laws based on a strict literalist interpretation of the Bible would mean for LGBT people.

Ted Cruz and the Question of 'Natural Born' Citizenship

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 01.08.2017 | Politics
Megan Smolenyak

Given the ever-increasing mobility and interaction of people of all nationalities, the odds of even more perplexing scenarios will only multiply in the future, so wouldn't it be a good idea to clarify once and for all the meaning of "natural born citizen"?

Friday Talking Points -- Jeb Bush, Hispanic?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

You can tell it's been a slow week in politics, when we're wasting paragraphs on such trivia. But that's life here at the meager beginnings of the 2016 campaign trail. It's April, after all, and we've only got two announced candidacies, officially.

Jon Ward

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

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 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 | 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 | 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...