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Ted Cruz Gets Burned For Tasteless Disney Princess Tweet About Notre Dame
The GOP senator's apparent attempt at humor didn't go over so well.
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Basketball 'Jinx' Ted Cruz With Lori Loughlin Zinger
The host dunked on the senator after his tweet allegedly cursed Texas Tech in the NCAA championship.
Texas Tech Fans Blame Ted Cruz's 'Cursed' Selfie For Championship Loss
The senator tweeted with 35 seconds to go and Texas Tech up by 1 over Virginia in the NCAA final. The jinx was on.
Timothy Simons Names 'Charmless' GOP Senator Who Inspired 'Veep' Character Jonah
The actor revealed the "graceless" Republican lawmaker who's the basis of his insufferable character on the HBO series.
Cruz’s Criticism Of AOC Backfires
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) got the better of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) with the help of a pricey pastry.
Ocasio-Cortez's Clapback At Ted Cruz's Croissant Tweet Exposes GOP's Hypocrisy
The New York congresswoman told the Texas senator the GOP's policies treat people as disposable.
Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio Say Mueller Report 'Absolutely' Should Be Released To Public
Attorney General William Barr may release key findings of the special counsel's report to Congress on Sunday.
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A Beto O’Rourke Presidential Campaign Could Flip Texas
He’s the only Democrat who has come close to putting the country’s most populous red state into play in the last two decades.
Republicans Make New Push For Program That Would Bolster Private Schools
Critics say the bill would divert resources from public schools. Betsy DeVos says that's "fake news."
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'Fox & Friends' Hails Ted Cruz's 'Great' Idea To Make Mexico Pay For The Wall
"This would be an indirect way to make Mexico pay for it," said Steve Doocy.
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Ted Cruz Demands That Convicted El Chapo Pay For Donald Trump's Border Wall
The senator urged lawmakers to pass his legislation to use the drug lord's fortune to build the barrier.
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Ted Cruz Defends Nominee Who Blamed Women For Sexual Assault
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"Any student that drinks to the points of getting drunk and losing control risks being a victim," he said.
'Mild-Mannered' Senator's 25-Minute Takedown Of Ted Cruz Sets Twitter Alight
"I feel like Michael Bennet just yelled on behalf of everyone who’s felt like they’re going completely insane for the past few years."
'Crocodile Tears': Colorado Senator Slams Ted Cruz On Chamber Floor
Michael Bennet spends 25 minutes railing against the Texas Republican as the Senate fails to end a shutdown based on a promise the president "couldn't keep."
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Doctor Groups Gave $162,000 To NRA's Top Allies In Congress While Pushing Gun Reform
Critics in the medical community say it’s hypocritical to back staunchly pro-gun lawmakers and demand action on gun violence.
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Why Was Beto O'Rourke A National Phenomenon While Stacey Abrams Wasn't?
By Jon Ward, Yahoo News
One candidate emerged from his 2018 loss as a potential 2020 presidential contender, while the other seems poised for another statewide run.
Ted Cruz Won't Rule Out Future Support For White Supremacist Steve King
“What I’m going to do is urge everyone to stand for principles that matter,” Cruz said about backing the racist Iowa lawmaker down the road.
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Trump Tries To Insult Beto O'Rourke, Self-Owns Instead
The president said of the Texas congressman's potential 2020 run: "I thought you were supposed to win before you run for president."
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People Are Oddly Fascinated By Ted Cruz's New Facial Hair
His latest endorsement came from Esquire, which ran a headline that read, “Damnit, Ted Cruz’s Beard Looks Tolerable Now.”
Ex-Obama Housing Chief Julian Castro Takes Step Toward 2020 Presidential Run
The 44-year-old former San Antonio mayor said he'll announce a decision Jan. 12.
Twitter Shreds Ted Cruz For Asking Why Pelosi Wanted Trump Chat Private
The Texas senator got lambasted for his sarcastic comment about Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer's explosive clash with the president.
Trent Reznor Claims He Had 2 Words For Ted Cruz And His Nine Inch Nails Guest List Request
Reznor called out Cruz for "bugging to get on the guest list" during a show in Texas.
Top GOP Senator Says Texas Is 'No Longer A Reliably Red State'
“We are on the precipice of turning purple, and we’ve got a lot of work to do" to keep Texas red, Sen. John Cornyn said on Monday.
Beto O'Rourke Won't Rule Out 2020 Presidential Run
The three-term Democratic congressman could try for the White House.
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Beto O'Rourke Isn't Here For Beyoncé Critics: 'I'm So Grateful To Her'
The singer endorsed the Texas Democratic challenger during his campaign against Sen. Ted Cruz.
Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Pose For Photo In Chance Postelection Encounter At Airport
The Democratic congressman congratulated Cruz for his Texas Senate race win, and the two discussed ways to work together, said a student who met them.
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