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Ted Cruz auditions for The Simpsons

Senator Ted Cruz auditions for The Simpsons impressions
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 8:30pm 6/30/2015 at 8:30pm
Senator Ted Cruz auditions for The Simpsons impressions

Presidential hopeful Sen. Cruz is a long-time fan of The Simpsons.

In April, Sen. Crew joined the crew at The Federalist to chat about his favorite episodes show off a few of his best impressions. “Cruz talked about how much he loved “Round Springfield”, the episode where Jazz musician Bleeding Gums...

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Ted Cruz Proposes Judicial-retention Elections for Supreme Court Justices

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 9:00am 6/28/2015 at 9:00am
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Ted Cruz is not at all happy with the recent Supreme Court decisions regarding ObamaCare subsidies and gay marriage, and  his solution is bound to be controversial.

He’s proposing a constitutional amendment that would make...

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Ted Cruz explains switch on trade legislation

Cruz on FOX
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 6:00pm 6/25/2015 at 6:00pm
Cruz on FOX

The senate passed the Trade Promotion Authority bill yesterday but it did so without Ted Cruz who supported an earlier version of the bill.

Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal:

Ted Cruz Flips on Trade Bill on Eve of Key Senate Vote

Sen. Ted Cruz, a free-trade advocate who had supported legislation to...

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PBS host unsuccessfully tries to corner Ted Cruz on gun control

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 7:00am 6/24/2015 at 7:00am
Tavis Smiley PBS Ted Cruz President 2016 Republican Gun Control North Caronlina

Ah yes, the media and gun control.

Senator Cruz joined PBS host Tavis Smiley Tuesday. Smiley seized the opportunity to peg Sen. Cruz on gun control.

“To me and to others who’ve seen this, it seemed in bad taste, but maybe that’s my assessment,” Smiley said. “We all know what happened...

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Cruz: No Federal Funds for Universities that Boycott Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 4:00pm 5/31/2015 at 4:00pm
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Professor Jacobson has written extensively about the BDS movement and the effort to boycott the boycotters.

Senator Ted Cruz has a new idea. Take federal funds away from schools that boycott Israel. He made the remarks at the Champion of Jewish Values International Awards Gala. Among attendees was Sheldon Adelson, an influential...

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Is Ted Cruz a hypocrite for requesting federal aid after Texas flooding?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 4:15pm 5/28/2015 at 4:15pm
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Talking Points Memo ran with this headline today:

The NY Daily News had the same “story” yesterday:

The TPM article itself isn’t necessarily wrong. It’s fairly straightforward. But in order to support the headline, along, drawn out Hill battle was completely omitted.

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Conservatives on Campus “have to be smarter, better prepared”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 7:30am 5/17/2015 at 7:30am
Craig Silverman Show - William A. Jacobson

I appeared on Saturday, May 16, 2015, on The Craig Silverman Show on 710 KNUS in Aurora, Colorado.

The conversation covered my background, what it means to be a conservative on campus, the anti-Israel boycott movement, the Pope on a Palestinian “state,” the Pew Poll on Christians, and the fate of Christians...

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Bloomberg anchor apologizes to Ted Cruz for awkward interview

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 11, 2015 at 6:00pm 5/11/2015 at 6:00pm
Bloomberg news politics mark halperin apologizes ted cruz racist interview

Yesterday, a video released by Digitas Daily featured a condensed version of Bloomberg host Mark Halperin conducting a super creepy interview with Sen. Ted Cruz.

In a series of bizarre questions, Halperin grilled Sen. Cruz on his Cubaness.

The interview was so bad, the left-wing group Think Progress condemned it...

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Creepy Interviewer demands Ted Cruz name Cuban food, music, speak Spanish

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 9:00pm 5/10/2015 at 9:00pm
Mark Halperin Bloomberg How Cuban is Ted Cruz Racist

Thanks to Mark Halperin, we can all rest easy knowing that Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz, is in fact, authentically Cuban.

In a bizarre interrogation line of questioning on Bloomberg’s ‘With All Due Respect’, host Mark Halperin grilled Sen. Cruz on his Cubaness.

Questions began with, “when you filled out your application to...

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Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Sign Taxpayer Protection Pledge

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 2:30pm 4/25/2015 at 2:30pm
Taxpayer Protection Pledge

While I’m not a fan of Grover Norquist, I do appreciate his Americans for Tax Reform’s work each election cycle to get candidates on the record regarding tax increases.  It’s not the be-all-and-end-all, but it does indicate to voters where candidates stand in terms of big government and taxation.  The...

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GOP presidential hopeful fundraising roundup

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 1:30pm 4/16/2015 at 1:30pm
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Thus far, the GOP presidential field officially includes three of the Senate’s best. We’re still waiting on the Governors to join the party.

It’s still early, but how are the current candidates fairing on the fundraising front?

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The first to hop in the race, Cruz raised $ 4.3 million in...

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Harry Reid’s obstructionism used against GOP candidates

Rand Paul and Marco Rubio at Freedom Partners forum
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7:30pm 4/12/2015 at 7:30pm
Rand Paul and Marco Rubio at Freedom Partners forum

So far, two first-term GOP senators have declared their presidential candidacy (Cruz and Paul), with Rubio set to do so Monday.

On both sides of the aisle, there are a lot of questions and concern as people wonder what these first-termers have accomplished.  This is, of course, a fair question to ask,...

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Win An Afternoon of Shooting With Ted

Afternoon of shooting with Ted Cruz
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8:00pm 4/11/2015 at 8:00pm
Afternoon of shooting with Ted Cruz

As campaigns work to amass the money they need to be successful, they often try a range of tactics from contests to raffles.  A certain campaign has even been known to discount, deeply, their $5 raffle tickets when they weren’t selling.  I think, though, that we have a winner:

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Mother Jones’ latest scoop: Ted Cruz had a job

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 3:40pm 4/9/2015 at 3:40pm
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It’s been less than three weeks since Senator Cruz announced his presidential candidacy. First, Ted Cruz supposedly scared a child in New Hampshire, only he didn’t. Then, Cruz was a hypocrite for exploring health insurance options on the exchange… just like the rest of Congress. And now? ONE TIME TED CRUZ...

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Poll: Ted Cruz Enters Top Tier of GOP Hopefuls

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 7:30am 4/4/2015 at 7:30am
Ted and Heidi Cruz on The Today Show

Matt Berman at The National Journal asked, “Will Ted Cruz Be Able to Convince Anyone to Take His Campaign Seriously?“, and the answer, apparently, is a resounding “yes.”  According to Public Policy Polling (PPP),

Ted Cruz has the big momentum following the official announcement of his candidacy last week. His support has...

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Ted Cruz’s campaign HQ opens in Houston

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 6:45pm 4/1/2015 at 6:45pm
ted cruz open house campaign headquarters houston president 2016

Senator Ted Cruz’s campaign headquarters opened last night. Nestled in the bustling Upper Kirby neighborhood, the campaign HQ is situated in the heart of Houston.

Handing out small American flags and Ted Cruz labelled bottles of water, volunteers sauntered through the crowd with iPad minis, ensuring faithful supporters were registered for campaign...

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Ted Cruz Raises $2 Million In Three Days

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 8:00am 3/29/2015 at 8:00am
Ted Cruz Presidential Announcement

Ted Cruz launched his presidential campaign on Monday with a fantastic speech at Liberty University, and his campaign raised $1 million in just over 24 hours. Within three days of his official announcement, Cruz’s campaign had raised $2 million. 

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