When Donald Trump’s presidential bid started attracting serious attention, it was perhaps unsurprising that Ted Cruz was the only other Republican candidate to offer kind words about his new rival. After all, the two tend to draw support from …
Ted Cruz Rebuffs Actress Ellen Page on Charges of LGBT ‘Discrimination’ at Iowa State Fair
Alternative headline: “Actress from That One Movie about Roller Derby Confronts Princeton Debate Champ — Goes about as You Might Expect.”
In preparation for his religious liberty rally in Des Moines this evening, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz spent a …
How Ted Cruz Has Wooed Some of the GOP’s Top Donors
He’s been in the race for only two months, but Jeb Bush has already spent more than $275,000 on private air travel. Nearly $350,000 has gone to FP1 Strategies, the firm that houses Bush’s campaign manager, Danny Diaz, and another …
1) George Will has a typically brilliant column on the screwiness of the federal budget. One budgetary issue he speaks of is mohair — mohair subsidies.
I cannot hear the word “mohair” without thinking of Sam Donaldson, the legendary newsman (and …
Meet an Extraordinary Woman in TedWorld
I’d like to tell you about my friend Victoria Coates. You’ll be hearing a lot more from her, or about her. She is the foreign-policy aide to Ted Cruz. (My disclosure, by the way.) I have known her …
Why The Race May Be Lining Up Nicely for Ted Cruz
It’s conventional wisdom that the rise of Trump is hurting Ted Cruz. And there’s something to that. But Cruz probably believes that Trump is only borrowing his voters — i.e., when Trump loses altitude that many of his …
Ted Cruz to Koch Group: No, Global Warming Is Not Real
Dana Point, Calif. – Senator Ted Cruz on Sunday got perhaps the most enthusiastic applause of any Republican presidential candidate to appear before the 450 donors drawn to Southern California for the …
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 …
Ted Cruz, Offering Up Red Meat to Americans for Prosperity
Ted Cruz kicked off the speakers’ program at the Americans for Prosperity Defending the American Dream Summit in Columbus, Ohio, focusing on what’s hot in the minds of Republicans today: illegal immigration, Planned Parenthood, Common Core and Iran.
Santorum v. Cruz on Immigration
Interesting cross-current here. I wonder how Cruz’s past support for enormous increases in H1B visas will hold up in the current environment.
Scott Walker Is Sounding More and More Like Ted Cruz
Since his emergence as a top-tier contender in January, Scott Walker has moved closer and closer to Ted Cruz’s end of the GOP-spectrum, and as he tries to gain traction in Iowa, to throw off the holding pattern created by …
Cruz, Sessions: How Many ‘Homegrown’ Terrorists Were Immigrants?
Two Republican senators are asking the Obama administration how many of the people arrested in the United States on terrorism-related charges entered the country legally or illegally.
“We have identified at least 72 individuals in the United States who, over the …
Cruz Praises Megyn Kelly, Does Not Condemn Trump
Atlanta — Ted Cruz praised Megyn Kelly in a gaggle with reporters Satuday, but declined to say anything negative about Donald Trump or address the comments Trump made about Kelly.
“That was a decision for RedState to make,” Cruz said of …
As longtime readers may remember, Ted Cruz and I are old, dear friends. We met on the 2000 George W. Bush campaign. I had taken a six-week leave of absence from National Review; Ted was a domestic-policy adviser. We “bonded,” to …
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 …