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1 hr ago | Washington Post

Steyer super PAC's first Senate ad isn't about climate issues

Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer's super PAC is hitting the airwaves with its first Senate campaign ad of 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | Free Republic

Want a Real Anti-Poverty Plan? Stop Amnesty

It is now all the fashionable rage in Washington, D.C., to proclaim solidarity with America's working poor in front of the cameras -- while stabbing them in the back behind closed doors.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US Senate

8 hrs ago | Free Republic

Sen. Cruz co-sponsors bill to ban bulk record collection

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today released the following statement regarding the USA FREEDOM Act of 2014 filed today.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patrick Leahy, Democrat, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Al Franken, Senator Dean Heller

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cruz: Boehner's Immigration Plan Will Not Solve Border Crisis

Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday afternoon that the plan revealed by Speaker John Boehner's border crisis working group will not solve the crisis because it doesn't stop President Barack Obama's planned executive amnesty for illegal aliens.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, US Senate, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Marsha Blackburn

The Washington Post

Why Sarah Palin TV makes perfect sense

Although it took six years for her to do it, former mayor of Wasilla/Alaska governor/GOP vice presidential nominee, and current author/Fox analyst/Tea Party favorite/social media pioneer/reality TV star and all around muckraker Sarah Palin has finally landed on her most perfect title: founder, The Sarah Palin Channel .


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News, Tea Party, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US Senate


Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Texas, Patriot Act


Ted Cruz Found One Person Happy With the Job Obama is Doing

Today at the National Conservative Student Conference in Washington, DC, Sen. Ted Cruz noted an intriguing parallel.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, The National, Entertainment, Television


Ted Cruz Continues His Push To Repeal 'Every Bloody Word' Of Obamacare

Cruz said Tuesday the upcoming midterm elections and the 2016 elections are important opportunities for Republican candidates to push key issues, according to CNN.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Senator Roy Blunt

The Washington Post

Ted Cruz's nerve to blame Democrats

The Texas Republican gave an interview to NBC's Kelly O'Donnell the other day, during which he was asked about political dysfunction in Washington.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Texas, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Silicon Alley Insider

Ted Cruz Channels Reagan: 'Mr. Putin, Give Back Crimea'

Sen. Ted Cruz echoed Ronald Reagan's famous challenge to former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Tuesday when he officially called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to return territory Russia annexed earlier this year back to Ukraine.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin

CBS Hypes Obama's 'Telephone Diplomacy' With Foreign Leaders, But Downplayed Critics

CBS This Morning correspondent Bill Plante on Tuesday hyped a new report about Barack Obama's "telephone diplomacy" as an example of just how the President is focused on the multiple foreign policy crises exploding around the world.


Related Topix: CBS This Morning, Entertainment, Television, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Europe, World News, Germany, Israel, Middle East, US Senate

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Does Chris Christie Stand a Chance in 2016?

If you mentioned Chris Christie for 2016 presidential candidate in January, many would have called you crazy.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Florida Government, Senator Rand Paul

Washington Times

GOP: Environmental rules keeping agents from accessing border

Republicans say federal land protections are hindering border agents in their ability to access properties near the southern border - and that, in turn, is driving up the numbers of illegals who are pouring into America.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics

With Israel at war, US lawmakers give full support

While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestine, IL, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

The “Ted Cruz is smart” trap: Why this garbage is ...

The Texas senator convinces all of his enemies to praise his intellect. Here's why they're wrong -- and should stop.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News


Cruz, Gillibrand team up on Hamas

Sens. Ted Cruz and Kirsten Gillibrand united on Monday to push a resolution condemning Hamas in its war against Israel, building on their burgeoning bipartisan alliance.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Terrorism

Roll Call

As Ted Cruz Lifts Hold, Diplomats Have a Chance at Confirmation

There's a chance at least some of the ambassadors caught in a legislative holding pattern might be confirmed before the August recess.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News


Will the Chamber of Commerce Back Democrat Mary Landrieu?

Avowed enemy of conservatives and champion of corporate welfare the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is reportedly contemplating backing Democrat Mary Landrieu over Bill Cassidy in the LA Senate race.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy


At The Border, Migrant Crisis Tests Whether Politicians Can Translate Compassion Into Action

Outside a sterile City Hall fringed by the town's historical artifacts, McAllen Mayor Jim Darling walks at a brisk pace with his communications director leading five paces ahead of him.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX, US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, US Senate, John Cornyn

Houston Press

Is Ted Cruz Ever Going to Learn New Tricks?

We must give credit where credit is due: Sen. Ted Cruz is the best politician around when it comes to getting himself into the news cycle.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Federal Aviation Administration, Rick Perry, US Governors