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Ted Cruz's Wish Is Finally Granted: He Is No Longer Canadian

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

After many, many months of promising to renounce his Canadian citizenship, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has finally achieved that goal. Cruz's Canadian ...

Cruz Wins Straw Poll At Southern GOP Summit

AP | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana. Cruz took 30 percen...

Condoleezza Rice Keeping An Eye On Immigration For 2016

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

Immigration reform will be key to winning former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's support in the 2016 presidential race, putting Sen. Marco Rubio...

Ted Cruz Pays Visit To Former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) passed through New Hampshire over the weekend, paying a visit to former Gov. John H. Sununu, the NH Journal reported Sunday. ...

Ted Cruz Chimes In On 2016

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his part...

Rand Paul, Ted Cruz Test Presidential Waters In Key State

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2014 | Politics

By Gabriel Debenedetti MANCHESTER, N.H., April 12 (Reuters) - Conservative Republican Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz tested the 2016 ...

Cruz Wooing Critical GOP Voting Bloc

Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT And ALAN SUDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Possible presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is auditioning at one of the n...

Ted Cruz Staffer Leaves Office To Lead 2016 Presidential Super PAC For The Senator

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

A staffer for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is leaving his office to head up a group drafting the conservative favorite for a 2016 White House run. Cruz ...

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 ...

Cruz Logging Serious Time In Vital 2016 State

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas tea party darling U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is making his fourth trip to Iowa in eight months, logging serious face-time befo...

Hillary Clinton Is Absolutely Dominating Her Republican Rivals In One Midwestern State

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Hillary Clinton (D) would defeat each of her potential 2016 Republican rivals in Ohio if the election were held today, according to a Quinnipiac poll ...

Despite Snub, Cruz Praises Rick Perry

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) praised Gov. Rick Perry (R) as "terrific" in a recent interview, despite Perry's past jabs at the senator. Cruz told the Da...

Who's Jumping Through Which Hoops For 2016?

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton as couch potato didn't last long. Was anyone surprised? While she was getting back in the game, others who might ...

Elijah Cummings: 'It's Clear' Ted Cruz Is Running For President

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) told the Baltimore Sun Tuesday that a presidential bid was undoubtedly in Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's future. Sp...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Scott Walker Rules Out Cruz, Rubio And Paul For GOP 2016 Ticket | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) disqualified several frontrunners and tea party favorites for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination on Su...

Another Republican Turns Against Christie, Cruz

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) subtly jabbed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) -- both seen as potential 2016 presiden...

Marco Rubio, Rand Paul Downplay Chris Christie's Reelection

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's landslide reelection has led some observers to declare him all but certain to seize the GOP presidentia...

Texas Republicans Heart Ted Cruz

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) isn't too popular with most of America after the government shutdown that he helped bring about. But he still has the hearts...

Romney Snubs Ted Cruz

AP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney isn't including tea party favorite Ted Cruz among the Republicans' most electable potential presidential...

Senator Cruz, You Are No Jack Kennedy

John T. Shaw | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John T. Shaw

It's difficult to evaluate Senator Ted Cruz's efforts to kill the 2010 Affordable Care Act, his three recent trips to Iowa, and his coming trip to South Carolina outside the context of his presumed ambition to run for president as early as 2016.

How Ted Cruz Can Win In 2016

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

Three years out, few bets in U.S. politics looked as sure as Hillary Clinton’s election to the presidency in 2016. Republicans had badly polluted th...

Ted Cruz Heads To Iowa After Big Shutdown Fail

Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT AND WILL WEISSERT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DES MOINES, Iowa — Never mind that he lost. Tea party Sen. Ted Cruz took nothing sh...

Jon Ward

Dems Worry About The One Not Rallying Conservative Faithful | Jon Ward | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Inside yet another darkened hotel ballroom, three Republican presidential hopefuls appeared Friday before the culture warrior faithful a...

How Ted Cruz's Mention Makes People 'Go Crazy'

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Ted Cruz's talkathon on the U.S. Senate floor had no hope of legislative success and boiled down to largely political performance art...

Ted Cruz Owes Filipino Vets an Apology for Despicable Disingenuous Bataan Death March Allusion

Christine Pelosi | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

For a sitting senator to compare less than 24 hours standing in the ornate confines of the Senate chamber to weeks of torture on a freezing forced death march into concentration camps is despicable.