On May 13, the New York Times continued their campaign against Sen. Ted Cruz by misrepresenting his opposition to the Marketplace Fairness Act. Over the past few months, the Times has published numerous pieces blasting the Texas senator, which is...
In recent remarks that were stunning and profound, Pope Francis harshly criticized what he called "the cult of money" and condemned what he called the "dictatorship" of economies that are socially unjust and morally unfair. These remarks,...Show More Summary
Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) hasn't been in national politics long, but he has already become a favorite target for Democrats. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev.) slammed Cruz as a "schoolyard bully" for opposing any compromise on the budget. Show More Summary
I wanted to make you aware of an excellent piece today in National Review by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who scrupulously analyzes the problems with the administration’s response to the Benghazi incident and its aftermath. It’s one of the most thorough summaries... -
Over at The New Republic, Noam Scheiber uses a remarkably interesting topic as a vehicle to mock constitutional conservatives and Ted Cruz. The issue is this: Ted Cruz was born an American citizen in Canada. Because one of this nation's...Show More Summary
Class Warfare: Majority Leader Harry Reid took to the Senate floor to renounce Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday after the Texas Republican objected to Reid’s move to create a conference committee of Democrats and Republicans to work on the budget. Show More Summary
Rookie Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) got under Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-NV) skin on Monday, when he objected to Reid's run-of-the-mill procedural motion to appoint conferees for the Senate's budget.
Jacob Heilbrunn The search is on for the new wave of presidential contenders in the GOP. Today's Washington Post has a lengthy piece on Texas Senator Ted Cruz, whose aides have suggested to the National Review that he considers himself presidential timber. Show More Summary
Jon Stewart opened Monday night's edition of The Daily Show by looking back at the weekend's NRA convention and its not-so-singular focus on guns. With Ted Cruz, Rick Santorum, Sarah Palin and others in attendance, Stewart realized, "this is the same lineup, with the same laundry list of conservative grievances, that we saw at CPAC a month and a half ago."
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) appeared on Fox News Channel on Monday with Neil Cavuto on Monday where he was asked to react to praise he recently received from Democratic strategist James Carville. Cruz said that he thought Carville’s comments were flattering and added that he endeavors to be “polite and respectful” to everyone he encounters. Show More Summary
"Another birther controversy could be brewing for 2016," MSNBC host Chuck Todd informed on Monday. Though this time aimed at a Republican: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who was born in Canada. While Cruz likely doesn't face any real eligibility problems, Todd acknowledged, "questions are being asked."
With rumors swirling that freshman Sen. Ted Crus might mount a presidential bid, the feelings he arouses will only intensify. Read more...
Height of Hypocrisy: Republican Ted Cruz of Texas has served in the Senate for less than six months, but thanks to a speech he delivered in the early primary state of South Carolina on Friday, there’s already talk that the tea party favorite will run for president. Show More Summary
Democratic strategist and former Bill Clinton adviser James Carville said something about Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) on ABC's This Week Sunday that is guaranteed to raise eyebrows on both sides of the aisle. "I think he is the most talented and fearless Republican politician I’ve seen... -
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is polarizing, to say the least. While the likes of Joe Scarborough have found Cruz to be a lying jerk, the senator received praise on Sunday from an unlikely suspect: James Carville. On This Week, Carville (a former Democratic strategist) said he disagreed with Cruz — but nonetheless showered him with praise.
While political figures like Sarah Palin and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) may have made the biggest splashes at this year's NRA convention in Houston, Texas, the leadership of the organization was also out in full force offering their best defenses of the Second Amendment against an Obama administration they believe is trying to take gun owners' rights away.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), who recently took credit for blocking the Senate background checks legislation during a speech to the Tea Party group FreedomWorks, delivered another fiery defense of gun rights at the NRA's annual convention in Houston Friday. Show More Summary
With Alex Wagner's MSNBC panel taking Canadian-born Ted Cruz's 2016 prospects down a peg earlier today, it was only fitting that Fox News' The Five took on Hillary Clinton this afternoon. Eric Bolling kicked off the discussion by playing...Show More Summary
This week on late night, the nation's hosts covered a wide range of political and media figures from New York mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner and presidential prospect Ted Cruz to the first professional male athlete to come out of the closet Jason Collins.