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Ted Cruz Ties Immigrant 'Amnesty' To Nuclear Weapons In Iran

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) isn't going to stand for opponent Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) painting him as moderate on imm...

Ted Cruz Goes After Marco Rubio On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.12.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is increasingly coming under fire from his GOP opponents over immigration reform -- s...

Ted Cruz Explains Why He Once Said It Was A 'Mistake' To Focus On Ending Birthright Citizenship

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.22.2015 | Politics

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Republicans Ask Court To Keep Obama Immigration Programs Stalled | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Republican lawmakers are urging an appeals court not to let the Obama administration expand deportation relief and work autho...

Elise Foley

House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the Senate likely don't have the votes to pass a bill blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration,...

Elise Foley

Ted Cruz, Steve King Push For Funding Showdown Over Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans who vote to fund the Department of Homeland Security without measures to end the president's executive actions on immigratio...

When Smart Lawyers Say Dumb Things

Dan Kowalski | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics
Dan Kowalski

You may or may not agree with their politics, but no one can challenge their chops as attorneys. Yet both of them are saying very dumb things about DHS executive actions on immigration, announced by the White House.

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Ted Cruz Wants To Fight Obama Over Immigration, But He Forgot About One Thing | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is calling for congressional Republicans to fight back against President Barack Obama's executive action on immi...

Elise Foley

Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions Fail To Force Vote On Blocking Executive Action On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Sens. Jeff Sessions of Alabama and Ted Cruz of Texas made a failed attempt on Thursday get vulnerable Democrats on the record...

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Ted Cruz: End Deportation Relief By 'Any And All Means Necessary' | Elise Foley | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday fed speculation he might try to force a government shutdown in an effort to end deportation relief fo...

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Cruz Sides With Dems Against House GOP Border Plan | Elise Foley | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Tuesday faced blistering criticism over their border crisis bill from Democrats and two less likely sources: Republ...

Cruz: It's Not Me Who's Holding Migrant Kids Ransom

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) had two people to blame on Sunday for the surge of child migrants detained by U.S. border security this year: Pr...

Cruz Hopes To 'Soon' Renounce Canadian Citizenship

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Canadian-born U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has yet to renounce his Canadian citizenship as promised, but looks forward to the process bei...

'Rubio's An Uncle Tom Anyway -- And Ted Cruz'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Author Terry McMillan is not pleased with the way Republicans are handling immigration reform. During a conversation about her new book "Who Asked ...

Ted Cruz for President?

Jason Stanford | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

He's like a bionic candidate, engineered to unite all Republican factions: anti-fluoride cranks, tea partiers, flat Earthers who think Jesus had a pet dinosaur, and those other Republicans who are simply wrong.

Nonfactual Cruz Figures Explored

Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on Sen. Ted Cruz says there will be “20 or 30 million” people living in the U.S. illegally...

Ted Cruz Attempts To Derail Immigration Bill

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced on Monday another amendment to throw a wrench into the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill:...

Cornyn & Cruz: For Immigration Reform Before They Were Against It

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Creating a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants still hasn't cleared two formidable roadblocks in Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz. Like the Texas Republican Party, Cornyn and Cruz have come a long way from their relatively progressive stances of only a decade ago.

Tea Partier Embraces 'Obamaphobic' Jab

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) responded to Sen. Bob Menendez's (D-N.J.) remark that the Tea Party-backed lawmaker suffers from "Obamaphobia," tweeting Tuesd...

Cruz: Obama Is The Biggest Obstacle To Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) called President Barack Obama the biggest obstacle to immigration reform and refused to rule out filibustering the reform bill...

Elise Foley

Big Step Forward For Senate Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bipartisan "gang of eight" immigration bill on Tuesday in a 13 to 5 vote after a marathon fi...

Elise Foley

Ted Cruz Attempts To Gut Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Among the 300 amendments to the Senate immigration bill is one that would take away one of its central purposes: giving a pathway to cit...

Tea Party Favorite Emerges As The Anti-Rubio

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

Three weeks after he was elected to the Senate, Ted Cruz delivered a speech in a dimly lit downtown Washington hotel ballroom addressing the thumping ...

Elise Foley

Ted Cruz Attempts Gotcha Moment On Janet Napolitano | Elise Foley | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) tried on Tuesday to catch Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano saying she didn't read the "gang of eight...

Ted Cruz: Obama Wants To Kill Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) believes President Barack Obama has a bad motive behind his push for immigration reform, he told The Dallas Morning News in an...