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Student Cited By Cruz As Proof Of Obama's Failure Is Actually Grateful For Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

During his 21-hour talkfest on the Senate floor earlier this week, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) went through a litany of examples that he said highlighted ...

Selling Obamacare

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The president may not have done a good job selling Obamacare but he's done enough to push it across the starting line. And once Americans understand Obamacare they are going to like it. That's bad news for Republicans.

'We Are Dividing The Republican Party Rather Than Attacking Democrats'

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Staring at the specter of a partial government shutdown, Sen. John McCain says he's never seen anything like the harsh partisanship...

I Want to Work With Senator Cruz

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

I've been around Congress long enough to know there are issues we may never see eye-to-eye from the opposite aisle, but we should all agree that our job is to move America forward and benefit the people. It's irresponsible to play games and handcuff the process so that nothing gets done at all.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Bob Corker Slams Ted Cruz Over His Tactics Against Obamacare | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) are risking a government shutdown because they want their followers to see them on TV, a ...

Ryan Grim

Every Struggling Single Mom Ted Cruz Has Ever Met Works At A Diner | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

Struggling single moms might work in banks or nursing homes, run small businesses, sell clothing or insurance, repair cars, drive trucks, move boxes i...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Democrat: Boehner Should Learn From Mitch McConnell | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just four days left to avert a shutdown of the federal government, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has a message for House Speaker John...

Poll Shows Little Support For The Tea Party Movement

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Support for the tea party is nearly as low as it's been since the movement's creation, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday. Twenty-two per...

'You're F*cking With Us, Right?'

Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

On Wednesday, Jon Stewart congratulated Ted Cruz on his admirable 21-hour stance in opposition to Obamacare. Unfortunately, he couldn't help but notic...

Dave Jamieson

Hoffa To Cruz: Stop Saying My Name! | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It seems Teamsters President James P. Hoffa has tired of hearing his name come from the mouth of Sen. Ted Cruz. In countless anti-Oba...

Michael McAuliff

Republican: Cruz Strategy Is Democrats' Dream | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz's strategy of forcing a shutdown of the federal government is so ill-conceived that it will not only fail, but also could ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Rand Paul: Ted Cruz's Obamacare Gambit Will Fail | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was bemoaning the "defeatist attitude" of his fellow Republican senators, his close ally Sen. Rand Paul (R...

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...

Sam Stein

Cruz Criticizes Colleagues' 'Defeatist Attitude' | Sam Stein | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shortly after leaving the Senate floor following a 21-hour gab-fest in opposition to the president's health care law, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-T...

Ted Cruz Threatens Troops, Veterans, and Their Families

Jon Soltz | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

For all the bluster from Senator Ted Cruz about the false reasons to fear Obamacare, the irony is that veterans should fear him and his Tea Party cohorts in the House of Representatives. After all, they're on a course to block troops and veterans from the health care they're owed.

McCain Rips Cruz

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) ripped Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) after he gave an anti-Obamacare speech that lasted over 21 hours on Tuesday and Wednesday. ...

Michael McAuliff

Ted Cruz Goes Silent, Government Shutdown Looms | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) ended his symbolic filibuster Wednesday as Senate rules forced him to stop talking. Senators then voted to push ...

Rick Perry: Government Shutdown Over Obamacare Is 'Nonsensical'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Count Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) among Republicans who are not in favor of an Obamacare-government shutdown scenario. In an interview with Yahoo's "...

Cruz Does His Best Darth Vader Impression

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who has been giving a long Anti-Obamacare speech since Tuesday, has brought a slew of unusual references to the Senate floor....

Senate Moving Towards Test Vote On Obamacare

Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled Senate is on a path toward defeating tea party attempts to dismantl...


Shan Wells | Posted 11.25.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells


Obamacare Gets Allies Amid Red State Hostility

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

By David Morgan HOUSTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Behind the political battle lines on Obamacare, the three-story headquart...

House May Try To Delay Obamacare If Defunding Fails

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

House Republicans may attach a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate to a continuing budget resolution that would keep the go...

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...