Sen. Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cruz Vows To Continue Blocking Nominees Until White House Answers Why FAA Banned US Flights To Israel

Sen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel. The State Department criticized the Republican lawmaker.

07/25/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Cruz: Facts Suggest Obama Used FAA ‘To Launch An Economic Boycott On Israel’

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.

07/23/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid answers reporters' questions during a news conference to announce that Democrats will fast-track new legislation to prevent for-profit employers from refusing to cover health benefits for religious reasons at the U.S. Capitol on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Reid: ‘Radical Republicans Would Rather Hold These Kids Ransom’

Prospects for action on the nation’s border crisis faded Thursday as lawmakers traded accusations rather than solutions, raising chances that Congress will head out for its summer recess without doing anything about the tens of thousands of migrant children streaming into South Texas.

07/18/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cruz: Obama, Clinton Won’t ‘Utter The Words Radical Islamic Terrorism’

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, believes President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton do not understand jihadists who want to kill Americans.

06/18/2014

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Sen. Cruz Formally Gives Up Canadian Citizenship

Canada-born U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has made good on a promise to renounce his birth country’s citizenship — doing so amid speculation he could make a run at the White House in 2016.

06/11/2014

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Cruz To File Legislation To Halt Anymore Releases Of Gitmo Detainees Until Bergdahl Investigation Is Done

Sen. Ted Cruz says he is going to file legislation to halt anymore releases of detainees at Guantanamo Bay until an investigation is done on the deal that released Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban captivity.

06/05/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cruz: ‘How Many Soldiers May Lose Their Lives In The Future’ When Released Taliban Detainees Return To War

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, worries American soldiers have been put in harm’s way after five high-level Taliban detainees at Guantanamo Bay were exchanged for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

06/04/2014

File photo of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. (Credit: Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

US Defends Captive Swap With Taliban, Critics Stir

Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.

06/01/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cruz: ‘I Have Responsibility To Assess Firsthand Current And Future Military Threats That Could Jeopardize Our Safety’

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will visit Ukraine this month and meet with leaders of the protest movement that forced out the country’s pro-Russian president.

05/14/2014

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Cruz: Obama ‘Is The Most Lawless President’ In The Nation’s History

Tea Party favorite condemned the Affordable Care Act and the Obama administration before a crowd of about 1,000 Utah Republicans.

04/26/2014

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