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  • 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.

  • Soundbites: What did the Ghost of Christmas Future tell Chris Matthews?

    Positively Jolly "I think it gives Democrats reason to worry going into November." - Florida Rep. David Jolly after winning a special election Doomed “I think we heard from the Ghost of Christmas Future this week; they’re going to lose the Senate.” - MSNBC's Chris Matthews talks...

  • Beyond the Keystone XL pipeline, what's the next energy fight?

    Building the Keystone XL pipeline my be the topic du jour on the energy front these days, but Congress should start looking beyond it in order to get a head start on the next big fight. In that vain, Sen. Ted Cruz gave a speech at the Heritage Foundation on Feb. 10, telling Republicans to...

  • Ted Cruz: CIA hacking of Senate computers would be 'consistent with a pattern' of Obama disrespecting Congress

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is keeping an open mind about Senate Intelligence Committee chair Dianne Feinstein's accusation that the CIA hacked into her staff's computers, but he said the alleged behavior is "consistent with a pattern" of President Obama abusing executive power. Cruz wouldn't say...

  • Dreaming of 'President Ted Cruz' will turn into a nightmare for the GOP

    As with most things, there are good and bad aspects of the Tea Party movement. And all the bad ones were on display March 6 in a speech by Ted Cruz to the Conservative Political Action Conference that replayed every silly thing ever said by conservatives and added some riffs of his own.

  • Ted Cruz is Rand Paul's most dangerous foreign policy critic

    If Sen. Rand Paul has any hope of capturing the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, he'll have to convince the conservative base he can be trusted on foreign policy -- which is exactly why Sen. Ted Cruz is his most dangerous critic. Though they have often been allies on domestic...

  • Sen. John McCain: Ted Cruz and Rand Paul 'are no Ronald Reagan'

    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., weighed in on the debate between Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, over Ronald Reagan's foreign policy legacy. "I knew Ronald Reagan," McCain said to the Washington Examiner. "They're no Ronald Reagan. OK? They're not." Reagan, McCain said, actually...

  • Staff meets to smooth over squabble between Rand Paul and Ted Cruz

    Senior staffers for Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, met today to discuss their recent squabble over foreign policy and the legacy of former President Ronald Reagan.

  • Rand Paul: Ted Cruz needs to work on presenting his ideas

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul voiced some of his concerns with Sen. Ted Cruz's criticism of his foreign policy ideas in an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Monday evening.

  • The Rand Paul vs. Ted Cruz debate on foreign policy boils over

    A year ago, both Sen. Rand Paul and Sen. Ted Cruz were standing together against the Obama administration during Paul's epic drone filibuster. Now, the two senators are fiercely debating over Ronald Reagan's foreign policy legacy.

  • Ted Cruz to the press: Tell the FCC where they can put their questionnaire

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shared some great jokes from the Gridiron dinner on Saturday, but he also had some serious remarks for the Washington journalists who were gathered at their annual dinner.

  • Common Core is the dynamite that could blow up Jeb Bush's presidential ambitions

    The Conservative Political Action Conference has come and gone for 2014, and Sen. Rand Paul won the straw ballot which is held every time the party gets started. Paul, R-Ky., racked up 31 percent support among the partiers, and the CPAC gang is indeed prone to party. Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas,...

  • Ted Cruz: I don't agree with Rand Paul on foreign policy

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, admitted that he actually opposes his friend and fellow conservative Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on foreign policy. "I'm a big fan of Rand Paul. He and I are good friends. I don't agree with him on foreign policy," Cruz said in an interview aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week."...

  • Ted Cruz: Obama's weakness partially to blame for Russian aggression

    Sen. Ted Cruz said President Obama's "weakness" has embolden Russian President Vladimir Putin to act militarily in Ukraine's Crimea region. "Putin fears no retribution" from the United States, said the Texas Republican in an interview shown Sunday on ABC's "This Week." Cruz, who called Putin...

From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...