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China on Monday announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. politicians and heads of organizations promoting democratic causes, including Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, who have already been singled out by Beijing.
Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke told a national television audience Thursday night that he’d vote to impeach President Donald Trump and believes Texas can lead the way to a national embracing of relaxed immigration policies and gun control – unapologetically liberal positions that may be hard for some in his deep-red state to stomach.
President Donald Trump says he’ll ride to the rescue of one-time bitter rival Sen. Ted Cruz this fall, the strongest indication yet that the Texas conservative firebrand is getting nervous about his challenger, a liberal darling with a growing national profile.
HOUSTON – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth a single point, Cruz topped Kimmel 11-9 in a two-hour one-on-one match they agreed to abbreviate Saturday at Texas Southern University after neither appeared capable of reaching 15 points and winning by two.
In debate over Senate GOP tax reform plan, Sen. Maria Cantwell sticks up for taxpayers’ ability to deduct state and local taxes.
Idaho 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador announced Wednesday that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is endorsing Labrador for governor of Idaho in 2018.
Idaho 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador announced today that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is endorsing Labrador for governor of Idaho in 2018. Cruz, who won Idaho’s 13-candidate 2016 GOP presidential primary with 45.4 percent of the vote to Donald Trump’s 28.1 percent, said in...
Republicans know who to blame for inaction in Washington – Senate Republicans.
Sen. Ted Cruz says an aide was responsible for the “like” that caused a pornographic post to briefly appear on Cruz’s Twitter feed overnight.
A hurricane in his own backyard is offering Ted Cruz a prime opportunity to show Texans – and the nation – he can be a compassionate, fiscally conservative leader who’s moved past his very ugly public riff with President Donald Trump that roiled some conservatives during last year’s presidential campaign.
WASHINGTON – Ted Cruz is pushing a novel strategy to blow up Obamacare, but it just might blow up the Senate too. The Texas senator is unhappy with what many conservatives consider a half-baked repeal-and-replace effort racing through the House, a plan that GOP House leaders say was narrowed to meet Senate rules. Cruz’s answer: lean on Vice President Mike Pence’s gavel to dodge those procedural limits and broaden the legislation’s scope.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Greg Abbott said they met Sunday with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen while she was passing through Houston on her way to Central America.
In the deeply Republican state of Idaho, the presidential election was naturally big news. Ted Cruz won the support of the GOP delegates in the primary, but when Donald Trump won the nomination many state Republican leaders lined up to support the billionaire’s bid for the White House. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador both campaigned for Trump, and by the end of the year rumors were flying that both men were in the running to be in Trump’s administration.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who famously led the charge that partially shut down the federal government in 2013, raised the specter of leaving an indefinite vacancy on the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Mike Lee wasn’t going to let Ted Cruz down. The Utah senator was the first of Cruz’s 53 Republican colleagues to endorse him. In June, at the end of a book tour waylaid by questions about Donald Trump, Lee spoke with unusual passion about why he had not endorsed the Republican nominee once Cruz quit the race.
Donald Trump has added 10 names to the list he says he’d use to fill Supreme Court vacancies if he becomes president, including a U.S. senator whose inclusion helped secure a bitter rival’s endorsement.
WASHINGTON – Ted Cruz says he’s voting for Donald Trump for president – a shocking about-face after he rocked the Republican convention by dramatically refusing to do so. The Texas senator says on Facebook that he made the decision for two reasons. First, his promise to support the Republican nominee. And second, his belief that Democrat Hillary Clinton is “wholly unacceptable.”
Republicans emerge from their 2016 convention into a long general election campaign against Hillary Clinton and the Democrats with as many challenges and problems as they had going in.
Ted Cruz’s speech shocks, angers Washington delegation full of his supporters.
Donald Trump made strides to quell doubts over his candidacy among congressional Republicans on Thursday, but deep divisions remained just two weeks before the party’s national convention.