Post Politics: Ted Cruz


Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Cruz: Passing amnesty plan would be ‘self destructive,’ cost GOP the Senate

In wide-ranging interview, Republican senator from Texas said GOP leadership must stick to conservative principles.

By Wesley Lowery  |  09:59 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, immigration reform, midterms, Ted Cruz

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Cruz: Despite shutdown, Defund Obamacare ‘absolutely’ worth it

Cruz made made the comment while being interviewed by Fox News’s Chris Wallace at the Aspen Ideas Forum at The Newseum in Washington.

By Aaron Blake  |  04:42 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2016, Ted Cruz

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Ted Cruz will appear on ‘The Tonight Show’

Cruz will appear on the show Nov. 8.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:38 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2016, Ted Cruz

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 10/25/2013

Did Ken Starr make a dig at Ted Cruz?

Starr made an unmistakable reference Friday to a moment in the Texas senator’s not-quite-a-filibuster.

By Bob Barnes  |  01:05 PM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Cruz

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 10/18/2013

Reid: Cruz acted with an eye on the White House

Reid said that despite Cruz’s intentions, this episode will reflect poorly on the Texan’s tenure in the Senate.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:54 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Cruz

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Cruz will not delay timing of vote

The Texas senator said “delaying this vote would not accomplish anything,” though he made clear he would oppose the deal.

By Jackie Kucinich, Rosalind S. Helderman and Aaron Blake  |  12:48 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government Shutdown, Ted Cruz

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 10/11/2013

Ted Cruz faces hecklers

“The nice thing is the left will always, always, always tell you who they fear,” Cruz said after one of the interruptions. “And they fear you.“

By Sean Sullivan  |  10:27 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government Shutdown, Ted Cruz

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Cruz apologizes to Filipino vets for Bataan Death March reference (video)

“I understand that that comment caused offense, and I apologize. That was not right,” Cruz says.

By Aaron Blake  |  04:44 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Cruz

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Obama didn’t watch any of Cruz’s speech

In response to the speech, Carney didn’t directly address Cruz’s strategy.

By Aaron Blake and Scott Wilson  |  01:51 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Cruz

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 09/25/2013

TRANSCRIPT: Ted Cruz’s marathon speech

So what exactly has Ted Cruz been talking about for the last 21 hours?

By Aaron Blake  |  11:35 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Texas Lt. Gov. pulled rank while trying to get relative out of jail

Dewhurst repeatedly refered to his job title and his work with law enforcement, calling himself its "No. 1 pick."

By Aaron Blake  |  08:41 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2014, Dallas, David Dewhurst, law enforcement, police, Ted Cruz, Texas, Texas politics

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Portman and Cruz to serve as NRSC vice chairs

Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sen.-elect Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will serve as vice chairmen of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, GOP aides confirm to The Fix.

By Aaron Blake  |  12:01 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Moran, NRSC, Party leadership, rob portman, Ted Cruz