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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
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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?

Ted Cruz

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

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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

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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
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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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Iran nuke deal and Ted Cruz eligibility have something in common

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 27, 2015 at 9:00pm 3/27/2015 at 9:00pm
William A. Jacobson on Larry O'Connor Show December 29 2014

On March 27, 2015, I appeared in studio on Washington’s Drive at Five hosted by Larry O’Connor on WMAL 630 in D.C.

We touched on two completely unrelated, but interesting, subjects: Obama’s plan to make an end run around Congress to the U.N. Security Council to sign a nuke deal with Iran,...

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Ted Cruz disputes MSNBC claim he supports legalization of illegal immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 27, 2015 at 7:27pm 3/27/2015 at 7:27pm
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Earlier today, MSNBC published a story suggesting Senator Cruz supports legalization of undocumented individuals currently in the United States.

Derived from the fact that Senator Cruz hasn’t specifically stated he does not support legalization of undocumented individuals, the inference is that Cruz must therefore support legalization of undocumented individuals. It’s a nice...

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Rick Perry’s new video provides a stark contrast to Cruz’s messaging

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:00pm 3/26/2015 at 7:00pm
Governor Rick Perry Iowa Presidential Campaign 2016 2012 Ted Cruz

Though he’s yet to officially toss his hat in the ring, Governor Perry is quietly building out the framework for his 2016 run.

Iowa is RickPAC’s latest release.

Governor Perry’s message is markedly different from Senator Cruz’s for reasons other than his west Texas drawl — inclusion and experience.

Senator Cruz formally launched...

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Liberal Media Pitches Fit Over Cruz Candidacy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:30am 3/25/2015 at 11:30am
Cruz in Liberal Media

As you can probably imagine, Ted Cruz’s announcement about his plans to run for president in 2016 brought out a whole new level of crazy from liberals in media and most of it was very ugly.

The fine folks at Newsbusters have done a tremendous job chronicling the MSM reaction in words...

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So what if Ted Cruz is enrolling in Obamacare?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7:00am 3/25/2015 at 7:00am
Ted Cruz Senate Amnesty 12-12-2014

The man who garnered national attention by making himself Obamacare’s arch nemesis is enrolling in the dastardly program one day into his presidential campaign.

Previously covered by his wife’s cadillac Goldman Sach’s healthcare plan, Heidi Cruz’s departure from the investment behemoth means the Cruz’s will be looking to the exchange for their...

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