Cruz says it’s time for McConnell to step down as GOP leader


Please, AOC, don’t fall into Ted Cruz’s birth control trap

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), the lefty lion of the House freshman class, has a new frenemy — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).

I agree. Perhaps, in addition to the legislation we are already working on together to ban Members of Congress from becoming lobbyists, we can team up here as well. A simple, clean bill making birth control available over the counter. Interested?

— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) June 12, 2019


A guide to how Democrats can take back the House in the midterms

Two years after President Donald Trump’s stunning upset win (despite receiving nearly three million fewer votes than his opponent), Democrats finally have a chance to regain control of one (or both) chambers of legislature. This would mean an opportunity for Congress to finally offer meaningful checks and balances on the Trump administration after the midterm elections, this Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Democrats need to flip 24 seats to win the House. Twenty-five GOP-controlled districts...

Beto O’Rourke asserts ‘man-made climate change is a fact’ in heated Texas Senate debate

Texans finally got a taste of where the state’s Senate hopefuls stand on climate issues on Tuesday night, as Democrat Beto O’Rourke and Republican Ted Cruz presented their wildly different green views during their second-ever debate.

Sparring in San Antonio, the event marked a shift from the pair’s first debate in Dallas last month. With only three weeks left to go before Texans head to the polls, O’Rourke has sharpened his talking points against Cruz as poll...

Ted Cruz admits he just ignores Trump’s scandals

After calling candidate Donald Trump a “pathological liar” and “narcissist” during the 2016 presidential campaign, one might have thought that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) would have emerged as a critic of the president’s mounting ethical issues. He has not — and in an unusually candid comment on Wednesday, he made it clear why.

Asked about the chaotic Trump presidency on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Cruz said that he simply ignores the chaos and s...

Even Ted Cruz not ready to support latest Obamcare repeal

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said on Sunday that he’s yet in support of the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal the the Affordable Care Act because his concerns about health care premiums have not yet been addressed.

Cruz’s comments were made during a discussion with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith before an audience at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin. The discussion included fellow Republican Texas Senator and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, who said he’s voting in favor of Graham-Cassidy.  ...

Who are the ‘dopes’ that can’t pass a replacement healthcare bill?

Donald Trump has labeled the Republican senators who can’t scrape together a replacement for the Affordable Care Act – here’s who he may have meant

On Monday night Donald Trump reportedly told Republican senators they would look like “dopes” if they couldn’t pass a healthcare bill to replace the Affordable Care Act.

This is one of those occasions where the president might actually be right.

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