Sen. Ted Cruz

Sen. Ted Cruz says Hamid Aboutalebi was part of the Iranian student group that held  52 Americans hostage for 444 days. (Getty Images)

Cruz: Iran Taps Hostage Taker For U.N. Ambassador

Cruz says Hamid Aboutalebi was part of the student group that took Americans hostage in 1979.

04/01/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the CPAC Conference, on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz: ‘We Have Never Seen An Administration With Such Hostility Toward Religious Faith’

Known nationally as a fiery fiscal conservative, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz channeled his pastor father and displayed his religious side Tuesday, telling an influential group of Iowa home school advocates that America was founded on Christian values Washington can’t deny.

03/19/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cruz Making Fourth Trip To Iowa In 8 Months

Texas Tea Party darling U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is making his fourth trip to Iowa in eight months, logging serious face time before most other potential 2016 White House hopefuls in the state that kicks off presidential voting.

03/18/2014

Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Tea Party Challengers Struggle To Continue Success

Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season.

03/09/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. spoke at the annual CPAC Conference days before his appearance at the Gridiron Dinner. (Getty Images)

Kerry, Cruz And Crist Poke Fun At Gridiron Dinner

Partisan politics were set aside for bi-partisan japes.

03/09/2014

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Vie For Clout With Base

Republicans vying for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016 auditioned Thursday before some of the nation’s most ardent conservative leaders, calling for the party to unite behind a clear agenda and draw contrasts with Democrats.

03/06/2014

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

Cruz: ‘I Am Absolutely Convinced We Are Going To Repeal Every Single Word Of Obamacare’

Tea Party favorite Sen. Ted Cruz is still holding out hope that President Barack Obama’s health care law will be repealed.

02/28/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, addresses the Heritage Action for America's Conservative Policy Summit on Feb. 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz: Verdict On McConnell ‘Is Ultimately A Decision For The Voters In Kentucky’

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz sat with eyes glued to his mobile device as the chaos he provoked ensnared his Republican leaders on the Senate floor.

02/13/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, addresses the Heritage Action for America's Conservative Policy Summit on Feb. 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz: Americans’ ‘Priorities Are Not The Priorities Of Washington’

Conservatives teeming with anti-Washington frustration are talking about driving the Republicans’ policy agenda and ousting GOP leaders who don’t hew to their ideology.

02/11/2014

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