The Texas Senator didn't block the debate on Obamacare. But that doesn't mean his speech was pointless.
Ashton Kutcher, green eggs and ham, Star Wars, and a shoes vs. boots dilemma. Not your average Senate remarks.
Cruz's speech was longer than all but three official filibusters.
Cruz has had a very clear target in his marathon speech: The Republican Party.
The Texas Senator has at least one eye on 2016.
The fiery freshman's plan isn't shaping as good politics even for Republicans facing conservative primary threats.
It's put up or shut up time for the Texas senator.
Now that the House will vote to defund Obamacare, Republicans in both chambers are on the same page right? Wrong.