Cruz Compares Actual Abuse by IRS in Targeting Obama’s Political Opposition to Nixon’s Attempted Abuse of IRS
At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the IRS scandal today, Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas), in his capacity as chairman of the relevant subcommittee, gave a hard-hitting opening statement, comparing the revenue agency’s actual abuses of political opponents during …
Cruz, Vitter Take Another Shot at Ending Congress’s Fraudulent Obamacare Subsidies
Senator David Vitter is nothing if not persistent.
Nearly two years after the Louisiana Republican’s first attack on Congress’s Obamacare exemption, Vitter and Texas senator Ted Cruz are teaming up for yet another shot at the federal health-care …
Amazon Also Finds ‘No Evidence’ That Ted Cruz’s Book Is Being Bought in Bulk
Controversy continues to rage over the New York Times’s decision to exclude Senator Ted Cruz’s new book from its best-seller list.
The Times’s claim that it found evidence of bulk-buyers attempting to juke the book’s sales …
With Mega-Donor’s Technology, Cruz Campaign Promises to Turn Out More GOP Voters than Ever Before
Texas senator Ted Cruz has been called the Republican Barack Obama, and he is, indeed a young and brilliant conservative voice who’s taken Washington by storm since his election in 2012.
But the similarities don’t end there. In his …
Senator Cruz’s proposal to amend the Constitution to allow for judicial-retention elections has gotten a fair amount of attention at NRO. George Will suggested that it is evidence that Cruz is “unhinged”; Jim Geraghty reported on the reaction from other …
Breaking Down Ted Cruz’s Plan for Supreme Court ‘Retention Elections’
The Right found itself thoroughly defeated at the Supreme Court earlier this month, and Senator Ted Cruz offered one of the biggest and boldest proposals in response: Force Supreme Court justices to run for reelection every eight years.
“I am …
Re: There Is No ‘Deal’ to Reauthorize Ex-Im
Iain’s claim that “the Senate returned to regular order under Senator McConnell’s leadership” is a bit odd in the context of discussing fast-track trade authority. The New York Times had this to say on May 21:
Three senators — …
Bush and Cruz on Religious Liberty: Same Message, Radically Different Deliveries
On Friday, Jeb Bush gave a group of Christian conservatives what they wanted: A speech entirely focused on religious liberty.
“Today’s not gonna be a political speech,” Bush told the crowd assembled at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, …
Gay Hotelier Who Hosted Ted Cruz Expelled from Gay Bar
“Tolerance” in action. Via the NY Post:
The backlash continues to rage in the gay community over OUT NYC Hotel owners Ian Reisner and Mati Weiderpass meeting with GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, who is strongly opposed to same-sex marriage.
Ted Cruz’s Defensible Enthusiasm for Watchmen’s Rorschach
Katie Jerkovich calls my attention to the mini-brouhaha about Ted Cruz’s selection of his favorite superheroes, most notably his inclusion of Rorschach from Watchmen.
I find myself in the strange position of agreeing with Jeet Heer of The New …
Ted Cruz: Chattanooga Shooting Shows Need for Immigration Overhaul, Arming Military on Bases
Ted Cruz on Friday called for congressional hearings toward allowing members of the armed services to carry guns in military facilities, in the wake of the shooting at a military recruitment center in Chattanooga, Tenn., and said the shooting illustrated …
HarperCollins Says There’s ‘No Evidence’ Behind NYT’s Exclusion of Ted Cruz’s Book
After a reportedly exhaustive internal review, publishing house HarperCollins has concluded that the New York Times’s rationale for excluding Senator Ted Cruz’s book A Time for Truth from its bestseller list is without merit.
“HarperCollins Publishers has investigated …
GOP’s Right Flank Gets Trumped
Look closer at Donald Trump’s recent surge in the polls, and you’ll see the Manhattan mogul’s base of support is suddenly growing, but he’s taking up oxygen from the sorts of conservative candidates who have in previous …
Ted Cruz Is Right to Call for Retention Elections for the Supreme Court
Within the space of just 48 hours, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the president is above the law; that straightforward statutory words may be twisted to mean the opposite of what they say; that discrimination — heretofore, the textbook …
Cruz Summons Top Donors to Colorado Springs
Texas senator Ted Cruz is summoning the biggest donors to his presidential campaign to Colorado Springs in mid-July.
Cruz and his top bundlers — those who, according to a top campaign aide, “have met or exceeded their finance goals” by raising …
There Is No ‘Deal’ to Reauthorize Ex-Im
I am bemused by Senator Cruz’s volte-face on trade-promotion authority. There is no deal to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank (which CEI, like Veronique, has been resolute in opposing — see Ryan Young’s series on reasons to oppose reauthorization). The “deal” …
Is Ted Cruz Exempt from the Giffords Standard?
As somebody who doesn’t think that there is much that is wrong with harsh rhetoric or with supposedly “dangerous” imagery, this photograph of Ted Cruz doesn’t bother me much at all. It is what it is. But you’ll forgive me …
Setting His Script Aside, Cruz Focuses on the Fight for Religious Liberty
Speaking to a group of Christian conservatives on Thursday, senator Ted Cruz was the only candidate to dispense with his stump speech. Instead, his remarks focused entirely on religious liberty, which he said will be the central issue of the 2016 …
Ted Cruz’s Analytics-Driven Plan to Steal the Libertarian Vote from Rand
Ted Cruz needs to pick off enough libertarian votes to hobble Rand Paul, and his data-analytics team thinks it has identified a way to begin to do so.
The recent fight over the expiration of the Patriot Act provisions that …