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Al Sharpton Pokes Fun At Infamous Teleprompter Flub

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.28.2015 | Media

MSNBC's Al Sharpton weighed in on Sen. Ted Cruz's recent video gaffe on Thursday, poking fun at his own teleprompter slip up from 2011. Cruz made ...

Elise Foley

Ted Cruz: Democrats Are An 'Extreme, Radical Party' | Elise Foley | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In front of a highly supportive crowd at the Values Voter Summit, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) accused Democrats on Friday of being an “ex...

Cruz Claims Religious Liberties Have 'Never Been More Under Attack'

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Possible presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is auditioning at one of the nation's largest meetings of young evangelicals, a critical vo...

Luke Johnson

Cruz Speech Crashed By Hecklers | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) got a hero's welcome at the Values Voter Summit in Washington Friday for his push to defund Obamacare, but faced...

Cruz Apologizes For 'Offensive' Remark

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) apologized to U.S. Filipino veterans for comparing his long anti-Obamacare speech to the Bataan Death March. At the conclus...

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...

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...

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 ...

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


Rubio Ditches Cruz Speech For Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) left Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) hours-long Senate speech against Obamacare Tuesday to attend a fundraiser for Iowa Gov. Terry...

Ted Cruz Takes The Moon, Professional Wrestling, Nazis And Children's Books To Senate Floor

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) came to the Senate floor packed with a number of colorful metaphors on Tuesday, as he prepared to speak against Obamacare unti...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Can the GOP Change on Gays and Guns? Not This Week

HuffPost Radio | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgIts "Autopsy" notwithstanding, Reagan & Frum discuss a possible Grand New Party" on gay rights or guns post-Sup Ct and Newtown. Can it escape Evangelical and NRA stridency? Then: North Korea & North Dakota are both bluffing like crazy.