Sen. Ted Cruz
Mitt Romney isn’t including tea party favorite Ted Cruz among the Republicans’ most electable potential presidential candidates in 2016.
Rep. Peter King wants even the Boy Scouts to know he’s upset with his Republican Party.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says this month’s partial government shutdown and his key role in it were a success: They got people talking.
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.
Speaking with Bob Schieffer on Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said he is “cautiously hopeful” that the Senate can pick up where House negotiations have become deadlocked, and hopefully avoid the continued government shutdown through bipartisan Senate discussion.
A crowd has converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, pushing through barriers to protest the memorial’s closing under the government shutdown.
From county chairmen to national party luminaries, veteran Republicans across the country are accusing Tea Party lawmakers of staining the GOP with their refusal to bend in the budget impasse in Washington.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a socially conservative advocacy group Saturday that President Barack Obama’s Democratic administration is “the most hostile to religious liberty” in American history and uses the health reform law is its most formidable weapon against them.
Sen. Ted Cruz says legislation raising the debt ceiling is among the best leverage that Congress has to rein in the White House and should include changes to the nation’s new health insurance system.
Some tried yelling. Others tried shaming. But by the time tea party freshmen Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee spoke on the chamber floor again Friday, other Republican senators had settled on ignoring them.