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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cruz: ‘Imagine A Different World If All 46 Senate Republicans Had Stood Together’

Fool’s errand or heroic stand? The bipartisan compromise on Wednesday to avoid a financial default and end a 16-day partial government shutdown cast a spotlight on Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah, who had precipitated the crises with their demand that President Barack Obama gut his 3-year-old health care law.

10/16/2013

Congress will likely approve a measure ensuring furloughed federal workers receive back pay. (Getty Images)

Congress Likely To Give Shutdown Workers Back Pay

A partial government shutdown enters its fifth day, with Congress convening for a session that promises no progress in breaking the impasse but will at least offer back pay to furloughed federal workers.

10/05/2013

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

McCain Accuses Tea Party Colleagues Of Pushing Dems Too Far

A long-simmering feud between establishment Republicans and tea partyers is in full view again with Sen. John McCain accusing younger colleagues of using tactics that might tempt Democrats to change Senate rules that now protect the minority party.

05/23/2013

File photo of a gun at an indoor firing range. (credit: Getty Images)

Senate Background Check Debate Starts Next Week

The first hurdle cleared with deceptive ease, the Senate turns to the heart of the battle over curbing gun violence next week when it considers a proposal to expand required federal background checks to gun shows and online firearms sales.

04/12/2013

Sen. Mike Lee delivers remarks during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Utah Sen. Mike Lee Files Amendment To Cybersecurity Bill To Include DC Abortion Ban

Republican senator Mike Lee from Utah has filed an amendment to a cybersecurity bill in an attempt to ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Utah Sen. Mike Lee Ammends Cybersecurity Bill To Include DC Abortion Ban

08/01/2012

Tea Party favorite Christine O'Donnell looks on during one of Mitt Romney's stump speeches. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

3 Years Later, What’s Become Of The Tea Party?

Dead the tea party is not. Changed? Perhaps. But still very much alive.

04/14/2012

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