Stories tagged: ted cruz
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 2:39 p.m.
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 …
Sun., June 17, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
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 …
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
In debate over Senate GOP tax reform plan, Sen. Maria Cantwell sticks up for taxpayers’ ability to deduct state and local taxes.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Idaho 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador announced Wednesday that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is endorsing Labrador for governor of Idaho in 2018.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
Republicans know who to blame for inaction in Washington – Senate Republicans.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
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.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
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 …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 1:03 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
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.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
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 …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
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 …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
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 …
Thu., July 21, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
Ted Cruz’s speech shocks, angers Washington delegation full of his supporters.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 10:45 p.m.
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.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 12:20 p.m.
Idaho 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador, who will be going to the national GOP convention in Cleveland as a Ted Cruz delegate, called Thursday for Donald Trump to choose Cruz …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 8:31 p.m.
Donald Trump takes a commanding lead in early ballot counts for the presidential primary.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 4:17 p.m.
Most Washington delegates to the national convention are Cruz supporters, but will likely cast ballots for Trump after Tuesday’s primary.
Sat., May 21, 2016, 4:15 p.m.
After Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race, his campaign staffers boxed up their mementos and souvenirs as they prepared to shutter the Houston headquarters, and the Texan announced …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 7:51 p.m.
Ted Cruz is out of the race, but still running strong at the Washington Republican Convention.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
Jennifer Fetters, of Bellevue, worked a booth promoting former presidential candidate Ted Cruz at the Washington State Republican Party convention on Thursday – one of the many supporters of the …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Congressional Republicans returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to confront an awkward new reality: Donald Trump is their presumptive presidential nominee. Instead of uniting behind him, leading figures like House …
Sat., May 7, 2016
If insufficient resistance to Obama’s liberalism created this sense of betrayal, why in a field of 17 did Republican voters choose the least conservative candidate?
Sat., May 7, 2016
For liberals and moderates alike, Trump deserves gratitude for putting away Cruz and Fiorina.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
As Bernie Sanders looks toward California to make a defiant final stand, he is bumping up against a dilemma that his campaign has not had to confront in some time. …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 7:25 a.m.
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is building a finance operation that will raise money for the general election, two people familiar with the plan said.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 5:06 a.m.
He was the first of 17 Republicans to announce his presidential run in a commanding, preacherlike speech at a religious university.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
Washington elections officials began mailing out presidential primary ballots Wednesday, just as the Republican presidential field narrowed to a single candidate.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
Ted Cruz, who ended his presidential campaign Tuesday following a defeat in the Indiana primaries, has also canceled a campaign event in Spokane on Wednesday. The junior senator from Texas …