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Ted Cruz's Father Unapologetic About Outlandish Statements

AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

BY WILL WEISSERT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) — Bursts of applause had already interrupted Rafael Cruz repeatedly, but the loud...

Cruz Taking Steps To Renounce Canadian Citizenship

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said he is now taking steps to officially renounce his Canadian citizenship. In an interview with the Dallas Morning News ...

Ted Cruz Points Finger At GOP Colleagues

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Saturday that Republicans lost the government shutdown budget battle because some memb...

Ted Cruz May Be In Hot Water After 'Inadvertent' Mistake

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

A review of campaign financial disclosure and company documents reveals that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) may have committed ethics violations during his 2...

Ted Cruz Says He Won't Delay Deal

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't delay a vote on a bipartisan budget deal that will reopen the government and ...

Jennifer Bendery

Ted Cruz: 'We Need 100 More Like Jesse Helms' In The Senate | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Wednesday that the country would be better off if the Senate was full of people like Jesse Helms, the late...

Ted Cruz Powerless In The Face Of Obamacare

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

“I want to be brutally honest with you about the fight to defund Obamacare,” Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a Tea Party crowd gathered outside of the Ca...

Cruzing for a Bruising

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The conservative National Review magazine has an amusing article about the far-right reincarnation of Joe McCarthy, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), considering a run for the presidency. It's not intended to be amusing, I don't think, but it is.

Ted Cruz: Republicans 'Winning The Argument'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told the Dallas Morning News in an interview published this weekend that the aggressive stands he and a few of his Se...

Tea Party Favorite's 'Bomb Thrower' Persona Diverges From His Past

The Daily Beast | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Rand Paul had his 13 hours of filibuster fame last week, but it’s his Senate colleague Ted Cruz who’s really giving the middle finger to that whol...

GOP's Real Problem Isn't 'Outrageous' Tea Party Favorite

Salon | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics

The Senate runs, as the wise old men who make up the majority of that institution would tell you, on comity....

Tea Partier Bests GOP Rival In Texas Runoff

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Tea party darling Ted Cruz convincingly defeated the Republican establishment favorite, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, in Texas' runof...

Republican Senate Hopeful Cruz Gets Boost From Super PAC

Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

Just three weeks before his primary showdown with David Dewhurst, Republican Senate hopeful Ted Cruz is getting a major boost from a conservative supe...

Senate Candidate Banks On Tea Party Passion

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Ted Cruz has grown accustomed to having his campaign speech interrupted by whoops and hollering, shrieks of "Go Ted!" and even a...