More Ted Cruz Articles

  • Soundbites of the week: What about Joe Biden?

    Not in my state "I don't believe that legalizing an illegal drug for purposes of governmental profit is something that we should be doing. I believe that this is a gateway drug into other more serious drugs. I think it sends a wrong message to our kids and I don't think it makes anybody a...

  • Critics open fire on Common Core education standards

    Growing opposition to the Common Core academic standards for the nation's public schools is threatening to slow down and derail the initiative. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia voluntarily adopted at least some of the Common Core State Standards Initiative, a state-led effort to...

  • Ted Cruz's dynamic new 'Yes We Can' video will make you ready for 2014

    Sen. Ted Cruz has released a dynamic new video featuring highlights of the senator's biggest moments. Cruz encourages Republicans to stand for the rights enshrined in the Constitution, and to stand on principle. "We can either choose to keep our head down, and not rock the boat, to not stand...

  • Tea Party icon Rand Paul turns to establishment Republicans for 2016 help

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is courting establishment Republicans in his bid to take the Tea Party into the White House. In the midst of a so-called "civil war" within the party, Paul is hoping his conciliatory moves won't alienate his own base, while potential rivals such as Sen. Ted Cruz,...

  • Ted Cruz: The Russians are 'openly laughing' at Obama

    Sen. Ted Cruz believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian leaders no longer respect President Obama because of his failure to lead. "The only thing Putin respects is strength ... At this point the Russians are openly laughing at the president," Cruz, R-Texas, told the Washington...

  • Sen. Ted Cruz rallies religious freedom activists at the Supreme Court in support of Hobby Lobby

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, surprised freezing religious freedom activists who had spent the morning rallying in support of Hobby Lobby's Supreme Court appeal. "God bless you for being here today!" Cruz said Tuesday, after wading into the crowd and stepping up to the podium. Activists cheered...

  • Ted Cruz and Rand Paul unite to block Ukraine aid package over IMF changes

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will work to block a $1 billion Ukraine aid package unless Senate Majority Harry Reid, D-Nev., strips out a controversial measure funding the International Monetary Fund. The lawmakers told Reid they "intend to object to any floor...

  • Cory Booker: Ted Cruz is a 'Texas meat-eating cowboy,' and I'm a vegetarian

    Sen. Corey Booker, D-N.J., revealed a few details about his private dinner with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in an interview Thursday on “Good Day New York.” “First of all, he’s a Texas meat-eating cowboy. I’m a Jersey boy, vegetarian," Booker joked, explaining that the restaurant choice...

  • Examiner Editorial: Harry Reid lets Obama, Eric Holder cover up IRS scandal

    Nobody was surprised when Attorney General Eric Holder decided the special prosecutor requested by Sen. Ted Cruz to investigate the IRS scandal isn't needed. Why? Because Holder and his boss in the Oval Office refuse to make the same mistake that led to Richard Nixon's undoing in the Watergate...

  • Ted Cruz: DOJ's refusal to appoint special IRS prosecutor 'height of hypocrisy'

    The Justice Department refused Sen. Ted Cruz's request for a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service's illegal targeting of conservative groups, a decision the Texas Republican said was hypocritical and politically motivated. The DOJ is already investigating the tax...

  • Ted Cruz reacts to his smoking shirtless street art poster

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, reacted to a street art poster spotted in Los Angeles featuring him shirtless, smoking a cigarette and covered in tattoos. "Well if I were to sit down and make a list of things I thought I would never see, then that poster would be real up near the top of the list,"...

  • Ted Cruz: 'I love Rand Paul'

    Sen. Ted Cruz is publicly pushing back on the narrative that he is somehow feuding with Sen. Rand Paul. The Texas Republican insisted that he and Paul, R-Ky., were still friends during an interview on Wednesday with conservative radio host Dana Loesch. "Absolutely, I love Rand Paul, he is a...

  • Ted Cruz: Young people don't need 'condescension and patronizing' from Washington

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, suggested that young people in America didn't need the continued "condescension and patronizing" from Washington in a continued effort to get them to sign up for Obamacare

  • Ted Cruz: Obama sanctions against Russia too little, too late

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said President Obama was right to announce new sanctions against Russia in response to aggression in Ukraine, but suggested that his actions were "far too little and too late."

  • Ted Cruz logging serious time in Iowa

    Texas Tea Party darling Sen. Ted Cruz is making his fourth trip to Iowa in eight months, logging serious face-time before most other potential 2016 White House hopefuls in the state that kicks off presidential voting.



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