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Ted Cruz

  1. coronavirus stimulus
    Stimulus Talks Hit Impasse With Republicans in DisarrayAt the moment, Democrats hold all the cards as Trump calls for stopgap deal on unemployment insurance and evictions.
  2. coronavirus stimulus
    The GOP’s Procrastination on COVID Relief Is InexcusableRepublicans had four months to prepare the next stimulus bill. Instead, they’re racing against the clock — and their own economic delusions.
  3. republican party
    The GOP Coalition Is Getting More Working-Class. Its Agenda Isn’t.A post-Trump, putatively “populist” GOP may make gains with working people. But there’s no sign it will serve their interests.
  4. ted cruz
    Ted Cruz Challenges 70-Year-Old Actor to Wrestling Match (Against Someone Else)On the list of Ted Cruz’s embarrassing public moments, this one ranks near the top.
  5. vision 2020
    Trump’s Ego Makes Him Willing to Run the Risk of an In-Person GOP ConventionUnless he’s lucky with coronavirus trends, the traditional in-person convention he clearly craves could create real problems.
  6. coronavirus
    Ted Cruz to Self-Quarantine After Coronavirus Exposure at CPACThe Texas Republican will spend four days in his home after shaking the hand of a CPAC attendee 10 days ago, who later tested positive for COVID-19,
  7. vision 2020
    Debate Infighting Won’t Kill Democrats’ Chances in NovemberUntil Democrats argue about their genitals, there’s a long way down to the behavior Republicans modeled before winning everything in 2016.
  8. senate impeachment trial
    Ted Cruz Is Obsessed With BangingHe can’t stop talking about it.
  9. impeachment
    Schumer and McConnell Play Chess Over Impeachment Trial RulesBoth parties want witnesses the other side opposes. Despite the posturing, a short trial with no testimony from John Bolton or the Bidens is likely.
  10. vision 2020
    Getting Hot Late Is Usually the Key to Winning IowaA good organization and momentum are both key to an Iowa caucus win, but this year there are signs of potential late shifts.
  11. vision 2020
    How Early Is Too Early to Think About a Veep?Speculation about a Warren–Gillum ticket may be premature, but it’s a good excuse to think about the factors influencing the choice of a running mate.
  12. vision 2020
    What Will Republicans Do If Trump Goes Down?It’s unlikely, but if it happens, Republicans better hope Mike Pence survives the scandal, because there’s no obvious party savior otherwise.
  13. vision 2020
    Bernie’s Plan to Thwart the Filibuster Is Needlessly ComplicatedAt the debate, Sanders described a dubious strategy for circumventing the filibuster, borrowed from Ted Cruz. Warren has a simpler idea: abolish it.
  14. politics
    Ted Cruz’s Dishonest Rhetoric About ChicagoThe senator’s attempt to use Chicago to make a point about gun control is the conservative tradition of using the city as a political football.
  15. #metoo
    How Would We Deal With Bill Clinton If Hillary Had Won?On the 42nd president’s 73rd birthday, he’s probably chafing at being forgotten, but as First Gentlemen, he could have been experiencing a nightmare.
  16. conspiracy theories
    The Conspiracist-in-ChiefTrump gravitates toward outlandish conspiracy theories to explain a fairly straightforward phenomenon: People don’t like him.
  17. a little much
    Ted Cruz’s Lawyers Compare Campaign Inconvenience to Experience of Rosa ParksThe Texas senator’s loss of $10,000 in personal funds to his campaign doesn’t quite match up to the experience of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.
  18. lgbtq rights
    Texas Republicans Fighting to Protect Chick-fil-A’s Right to DiscriminateIn a mostly symbolic fight between equality and “religious liberty,” Republicans stand up for the Evangelical chicken purveyor.
  19. politics
    Jason Alexander Is Angry at Ted CruzLike an old man trying to send back soup in a deli.
  20. mueller time
    The End of Mueller’s Probe Renewed the Right’s Hillary Clinton ObsessionTrump supporters can’t let go of their hatred of his 2016 opponent, though they ought to be focused on 2020.
  21. vision 2020
    4 Reasons Democrats Will Have a Front-runner Soon — and 3 They Won’tMore than likely someone will eventually stroll to the nomination in 2020. But maybe not so fast and maybe not at all.
  22. vision 2020
    Beto’s Cool, But Can He Win a Presidential Nomination?If O’Rourke can pass some early tests, his fundraising chops and his ability to mobilize young and Latino voters could make him formidable.
  23. 2020 presidential election
    What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?In a field this large and complicated, it will be tempting to imagine sub-primaries to winnow the numbers. But it may not work out that way.
  24. facial hair
    Undeterred by Critics, Ted Cruz’s Beard Grows OnIt just keeps gaining strength.
  25. 2020 elections
    Trump Planning a Real Coronation for His 2020 ConventionRepublicans don’t want to repeat the sloppy disunity of 2016’s convention. In 2020, Democrats may be the party that’s all over the place.
  26. mysteries
    Ted Cruz’s Beard Is Only Growing StrongerTwo weeks in, the Senator’s facial hair is beginning to take shape.
  27. 2020 election
    When Barack Met BetoThe flirtation of ObamaWorld with Beto O’Rourke’s presidential ambitions is worth its weight in gold to the Texan.
  28. 2020 elections
    Did Trump’s Win Mean Anybody Can Be President?The huge Democratic 2020 field that’s taking shape is an alarming sign that all standards of presidential viability have been eliminated.
  29. beards
    3 Theories About Ted Cruz’s New Facial HairHe’s changed up his look … but why?
  30. 2020 elections
    Beto Is No Longer Ruling Out a 2020 Presidential RunThe Texas political phenom removes one obstacle to an increasingly feasible challenge to Donald Trump.
  31. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke and the Limits of CharismaIn his attempt to unseat Ted Cruz, the Texas congressman earned the “rock star” label. It wasn’t enough.
  32. beto 2020?
    Seems Like Everyone Is Thirsty for More BetoHe lost to Ted Cruz but his fans are ready for more.
  33. midterms
    Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Reports Live From the Beto-Cruz Midterms Race“You can’t ignore me, Ted! I’m not overwhelming scientific evidence of global warming!”
  34. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke Still BelievesHours before polls open, O’Rourke is arguing that unexpected things can happen on Election Day.
  35. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke Is Not Afraid of the BorderPresident Trump’s hysteria about the southern border could provide a boost to the would-be senator who was born there.
  36. campaigns
    Beto O’Rourke’s Case for Irrational OptimismHe’s behind in the polls, and the experts have written off his chances. But the crowds are still turning out.
  37. sweaty beto
    The Best Halloween Costume Was Sweaty BetoSupporters of the Texas Senate candidate wore their dampest blue shirts.
  38. soup is ghoul food
    Ted Cruz’s Halloween Tweet Should Have Been About Soup, Not the Zodiac KillerHis “100 cans of soup” story is quite frightening.
  39. 2018 midterms
    Polling Update: Every Day Brings Conflicting Evidence of Midterm TrendsEight days out and counting, Democrats remain on the cusp of a pretty solid midterm win — but it’s close.
  40. last night on late night
    Colbert Imagines What JFK Conspiracy Trump Can Spread About ‘Beautiful’ Ted CruzNothing can top Trump suggesting Cruz’s dad helped plan a presidential assassin, but it’s worth a shot.
  41. 2018 midterms
    First Early Voting Numbers Are Big. But It’s Not Clear What They Mean Yet.We could see historic levels of early voting, and of midterm voting — but it’s still not clear which party will benefit.
  42. beautiful boys
    Donald Trump Debuts New Nickname for Ted Cruz: ‘Beautiful Ted’He’s no longer “Lyin’ Ted.”
  43. 2018 midterms
    Dems Still Have a Good Shot at Flipping House, But Senate Is an Uphill BattleFifteen days before the midterms, polls show the House going blue, but the GOP is likely to maintain Senate control, or even pick up a seat or two.
  44. normal behavior
    Ted Cruz Insisted ‘A Whole New World’ Play at the End of His Wedding CeremonyHe was adamant that it had to be the CD version, because “no one can do Aladdin.”
  45. cruisin'
    Beto O’Rourke Skates Across the Stage, Ted Cruz Probably WeepsLet’s hope Ted Cruz isn’t going to try this at home.
  46. 2018 midterms
    Here’s Beto O’Rourke Petting a BunnyYour move, Ted Cruz.
  47. 2018 midterms
    Trump to Bring Big Juicy Ethanol Treat With Him to Iowa RallyTrump is trying to giveth to Iowa farmers — and endangered Iowa Republican pols — from whom his trade war has taketh.
  48. last night on late night
    SNL Managed to Find the Most Depressing Place in America: A Ted Cruz RallyTexas has a fever. And the only prescription is more Beto O’Rourke.
  49. food politics
    D.C. Restaurant’s Yelp Page Attacked After Ted Cruz Is Chased Out By ProtestersItalian hotspot Fiola has suddenly seen a flood of one-star reviews.
  50. ted cruz
    Ted Cruz’s Dinner Was Ruined by Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters“We believe survivors,” the protesters shouted at Cruz and his wife.
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