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Senator Ted Cruz

Iraq War III: Ask Congress First

Joel Richard Paul | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics
Joel Richard Paul

Even if the advisers do not accompany Iraqi forces into the field, their mere presence in Iraq in U.S. uniforms under the present situation makes them targets for attack. Why else are they arriving armed and ready to defend themselves?

Rand Paul Hits Ted Cruz Over Foreign Policy, Ronald Reagan Comparison

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) penned an editorial for Breitbart News on Monday, in which he implicitly critiqued Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for attempting to ta...

The National Denier Service: Ted Cruz

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

It's important to know what you don't know about just how crazy Ted Cruz really is.

Obamacare: Don't Stop Believing

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The healthcare train has left the station, albeit with some struggles. And there will be other hurdles ahead for the law. But, as more Americans see the options that are available to them, they will understand the true significance of Obamacare. And then they will be "addicted to the sugar!"

A Delusional Freshman Senator

Jim Worth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jim Worth

Though Monsieur Cruz, the Ivy League-educated Canadian, was preceded by the erratic and inglorious Rand Paul, the Lone Star pol has taken imbalanced and out-of-touch to new heights.

What Ted Cruz Doesn't Want You to Know

Timothy Karr | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics
Timothy Karr

By now it seems pretty clear that Sen. Ted Cruz has a plan to occupy the White House. But he doesn't want people to know too much about it. And he definitely doesn't want you to know about the special interests that have already begun to bankroll his political ambitions.

Nigeria Demands An Apology From Ted Cruz

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

The Nigerian government is demanding an apology from Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) after he joked last week that the new Affordable Care Act exchange web...

Ted Cruz's Failure

Mike Smith | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics
Mike Smith

I have to admit there are times when, from the dark recesses of my mind, the temptation to vote for the most cartoonish candidate has popped into my head. I can almost salivate at the prospect of President Ted Cruz.

Ted Cruz Deserves Award for Service to Democrats

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

I hereby nominate Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for a Prize for Outstanding Service to the Democratic Party. Surely he has done more for Democrats than ...

Tea Party Hypocrisy

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Only in Washington would the very people who caused the government shutdown, and possibly a catastrophic government default, demonstrate against the shutdown. Confused? Well there is no better practitioner of perception deception than Senator Ted Cruz.

A New Civil War?

Harlan Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

The New York Times stated in a 2010 poll that the 18 percent of Americans who identify themselves as Tea Party supporters tend to be Republican, white...

Cruz Pledges Salary To Charity If Government Shuts Down

AP | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

DALLAS — Sen. Ted Cruz is pledging to donate his salary to charity during any federal government shutdown. Cruz announced his pledge in a state...

Jason Linkins

Here's How A Ted Cruz Interview Would Go If He'd Just Get To The Point Already | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

As Cruz has demonstrated troubles with prolixity -- and because these troubles make everyone's life a little harder -- I am going to boil his answers ...


Jeff Danziger | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Milk, Honey, or Hemlock?

Jim Worth | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
Jim Worth

Is the Tea Party poisoning the Grand Old Party? Republicans have never been particularly good at governing, but the Tea Party makes it impossible.

Ted Cruz: 'Don't Blink'

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Senator Cruz is on a crusade to become president. Cruz knows that if he can win over the conservative wing of his party with stirring rhetoric filled with red meat, he will be in a formidable position for the 2016 Republican presidential primaries.

Senator Cruz Emerges

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


David Brooks Is Unimpressed With Senator Ted Cruz

92nd Street Y | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

"If you mention the name Ted Cruz to other senators, you just get titanic oceans of eye rolling." The New York Times columnist David Brooks sat down ...

David Brooks: Ted Cruz Has A Face That Looks Like Joe McCarthy's

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has never presented himself as a conformist: One of the main tenets of his campaign was that he would agitate Washington, D.C....

Ted Cruz's Votes

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


A 'Teachable' Moment: Rush Aid to West (TX), But Make Cruz Beg, Include ObamaCare Funding

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Senator Cruz must lead the fight for aid on the Senate floor. He must explain why federal government aid for West is good and necessary. He must also explain why federal money is justifiable only in an acute disaster, and not in a chronic disaster such as joblessness.

Profiles in Immigration: Ted Cruz

Ryan Campbell | Posted 05.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Those with a sharper learning curve like Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are leading the party on immigration. In doing so, they are taking the reigns. Ted Cruz is not.

Cruz Defends Against Accusations Of McCarthyist Tactics

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) may have failed to derail the confirmation of recently sworn-in Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, but in an interview published W...

Tail Gunner Ted Cruz

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


The New McCarthy?

The New Yorker | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Last week, Texas Senator Ted Cruz's prosecutorial style of questioning Chuck Hagel, President Obama's nominee for Defense Secretary, came so close to ...