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Bill Maher Would Be Fine with President Jeb Bush ‘Because He’s Not Ted Cruz

18 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Jeb Bush isn't exactly the darling of the right, and that's why Bill Maher would be perfectly fine with him as president.

Harvard’s Conservative Cabal

From Tom Cotton to Ted Cruz, many of the biggest new names in the GOP are graduates of Harvard -- the school the right loves to hate.

Tea Party Sen. Ted Cruz apologizes to GOP colleagues for nearly instigating another federal shutdown

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, the Texas Tea Party firebrand who nearly provoked the second government shutdown in a little over a year, on Tuesday apologized to his fellow Republicans for a strategy that backfired. A Cruz spokeswoman said the senator apologized to colleagues “for inconveniencing...

“It’s nonsense”: Even Pat Robertson thinks Ted Cruz has gone too far

Right-wing televangelist thinks the Tea Party senator from Texas needs to tone it down

Congress clears sweeping $1.1 trillion spending bill

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks with reporters after the U.S. Senate voted to approve a $1.1 trillion omnibus funding bill on December 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Congress cleared a $1.1...Show More Summary

Who Speaks Spanish—and Will It Matter?

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Jeb Bush does. The Democrats’ Castro brothers do not. Ted Cruz knows ‘Spanglish.’ But fluency and being able to talk to Hispanics are two entirely different matters.

House Democrats, then Senate Republicans object to spending bill

WASHINGTON — First it was objections by House Democrats that stood in the way of passage of a $1.1 trillion catchall spending bill. Now it’s the Senate Republicans’ turn, specifically Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah. The two lawmakers...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz on CIA Report: ‘Torture Is Wrong, Unambiguously, Period, the End,’ But…

last weekNews : Mediaite

Senator Ted Cruz reacted to the torture report today by saying that torture is obviously wrong and no civilized nation can do it, but it was also wrong for Democrats to release it.

“Speaker Ted Cruz” is back, right on schedule, to make John Boehner’s life a nightmare

Ted Cruz and House conservatives are once again trying to derail John Boehner's plans. Who could've guessed?

Louie Gohmert: ‘I’m Kind to Foreigners,’ You Just Haven’t Seen It

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Reps. Steve King, Louie Gohmert, Michele Bachmann held a press conference Wednesday morning with Sen. Ted Cruz in protest of President Barack Obama's executive action delaying the deportations of millions of undocumented immigrants.

When Hagee vilifies Obama as ‘anti-Semitic,’ Cruz and Dershowitz don’t walk out

Rightwing Texas Senator Ted Cruz is trying to raise money from Sheldon Adelson, Mort Zuckerman, Michael Steinhardt, and other big pro-Israel Jewish donors in New York. You thought he was the Tea Party? Guess again

Ted Cruz’s dad rails against ‘pro-murder’ progressives: Christians need to take America back!

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The father of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) went on an anti-progressive tirade last week after being asked about the issue of abortion, and called for preachers to take the “Christian nation” of America back from secular humanists. “The blood of 57 million babies is crying out to...

Wingnuts’ “amnesty” idiocy: How to beat a term to death until it loses all meaning

President Obama's executive action is already being derided by Ted Cruz et al. as "amnesty." Meaning what, exactly?

Fox host mocks Ted Cruz’s new govt. shutdown: ‘It didn’t work very well with Obamacare, sir’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Fox News host Chris Wallace pointed out to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday that his latest scheme to shut down part of the government would prevent Attorney General Eric Holder’s replacement from being confirmed. During an interview on Fox News Sunday, Cruz explained his plan defund the...

Wallace Corners Cruz: You Would Hold Up AG Confirmation over Immigration and ‘Leave Holder In?’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace cornered Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on his proposed plan to pressure the Obama administration over the recently announced executive action on immigration, seeming to wonder if Cruz had really thought out his idea for the Senate to block most nominations.

4 Stupid Conservative Arguments Against Net Neutrality, Debunked

Last week, Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas set off a firestorm of ridicule when he took to Twitter in an attempt to mock the concept of net neutrality: "Net Neutrality" is Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not operate...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz: Midterms Were ‘Referendum on Amnesty,’ Obama Just Ignoring

4 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Ted Cruz joined Megyn Kelly tonight to rail against President Obama's planned action on immigration. And Cruz argued Obama's acting particularly despotic and just ignoring what the voters declared loudly in the midterms about amnesty.

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