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Jon Stewart: Do the Koch brothers want control of our democracy, or ‘would they settle for handjobs?’

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Jon Stewart mocked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Wednesday for rushing to the defense of billionaires Charles and David Koch and their plan to spend nearly $900 million on the 2016 elections. “You may think to yourself, ‘That’s fcked up.’ Aren’t those guys gonna want...

The 2016 race is on: Scott Walker and Ted Cruz win the Steve King primary

The far-right immigrant-basher boasts of his new influence in his party, and sadly for moderates, he’s right

Rafael Cruz warns Christians: ‘God will hold you accountable’ if transgender people use public toilets

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Rafael Cruz, the father of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), asserted on Tuesday that banning discrimination against transgender people would mean that football teams could “shower with girls.” Speaking on a conference call with E.W. Jackson, Cruz said that if conservative Christians did not...

Don't Have to Be a Hippie to Hate the 1%

Why it’s a good thing that conservatives like Mitch McConnell and Ted Cruz are talking about income inequality.

Texas Senator Ted Cruz Moves Forward With Bill To Ban American ISIS Fighters From Returning To The U.S. [Video]

On Friday, Jan. 23, Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz filed for new legislation to ban American citizens who leave the country to fight overseas with the Islamic State (IS) and any other terrorist groups that may pose a significant threat to the United States. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Says the GOP Lost in 2012 Because of Two Words: "47 Percent"

On Sunday night, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) appeared with Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, his Senate colleagues and fellow presidential hopefuls, at the Koch brothers' winter donor retreat, and he offered a two-word post-mortem for the GOP's...Show More Summary

Presidential hopefuls Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz suck up to billionaire Kochs at secretive event

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Three potential Republican presidential candidates appeared before a gathering of wealthy donors organized by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers in California on Sunday night. The summit, held at a luxury resort near Palm Springs sealed off to outsiders, drew Republican Senators Marco Rubio...

House GOP Thinks It’s Time for Ted Cruz to ‘Start Fighting’ in Senate

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), spirit animal of the shutdown battle in 2013 over defunding Obamacare, is now getting pressure from House conservatives to fight harder on immigration legislation in the Senate.

Is Ted Cruz 'Post-Hispanic'?

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The right-wing firebrand Texas Senator, who has been on both sides of the immigration debate, is a lot more complex than he might seem.

Al Sharpton Can Empathize with Ted Cruz’s Verbal Slip-Up

last weekNews : Mediaite

Al Sharpton today empathized with Ted Cruz for flubbing his words on camera in such an embarrassing way, because, well, you know, resist we much and all that.

State of the GOP is broken: I thought Joni Ernst was bad. Then I watched Ted Cruz

Five ludicrous SOTU replies (plus Jeb and Mitt on Facebook) prove the Republicans are in deep trouble

‘Meh, Lemme Start Over’: Ted Cruz Resets Midway Through SOTU Response

last weekNews : Mediaite

Cruz successfully improvised an eloquent response, seamlessly hitting a series of prepared talking points criticizing the Obama administration...for about forty seconds.

Ted Cruz: ‘Would It Kill Republicans to Crack a Joke?’

last weekNews : Mediaite

Senator Ted Cruz had some pretty blunt words for his own party this week: "Would it kill Republicans to crack a joke?"

‘Would It Kill Republicans To Crack A Joke?': Ted Cruz Urges The GOP To ‘Lighten Up’

At the tea party convention in South Carolina this evening, Ted Cruz surprised many by breaking out some jokes and even a Russian accent. Cruz was urging the GOP to “lighten up” and stop running “soviet style” campaigns. According to Politico, Ted Cruz is most likely going to run for president in the 2016 election. Show More Summary

Glenn Garvin on Sen. Ted Cruz: Loose Cannon or Libertarian Reformer?

last weekNews : Reason

For months, Texas Sen. Tad Cruz abandoned his "the guy with dynamite strapped to his chest" persona, as one Republican political strategist describes it, to be a team player, crisscrossing the country to campaign for GOP candidates.Show More Summary

Scientist Michio Kaku warns: Ted Cruz overseeing NASA is ‘like having the fox guard the chicken coop’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A physics professor and author told MSNBC host Ed Schultz on Wednesday that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has the potential to do serious damage to NASA now that he’s in charge of the Senate subcommittee overseeing its budget. “It’s like having the fox guard the chicken coop,” CUNY...

Alex Jones Endorses Rand Paul/Ted Cruz Ticket for 2016

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

There are only 664 days until Election Day 2016 and we already know who InfoWars' Alex Jones thinks should win the presidency. After conducting an "exclusive, intense, in-depth, real-question interview" with Ron Paul, Jones shared his praise for the former congressman's son, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY).

McCain: My ‘Illegitimate Son’ Lindsey Graham Should Run for President

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

You've heard it a million times by now: twice-unsuccessful former presidential candidate Mitt Romney is strongly considering a third bid for the White House in 2016. Throw in the mix Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and you've got a pretty full field of candidates. Show More Summary

Two Climate Denying Senators Will Now Supervise the Nation's Climate Science

This story originally appeared in Slate and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. So, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was just named to be the chairman of the Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness as Republicans take over the Senate. Show More Summary

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