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The 5 Worst Climate Change Truthers In Congress

These congressional Republicans are definitely not scientists.

March 31, 2015
Texas Senator Ted Cruz during the Ag Summit in Des Moines. 3/7/2015 (John Pemble, iprimages/Flickr)

Ted Cruz’s Ride On The Obamacare Train Wreck

Should voters care about how Ted Cruz gets his health insurance?

March 30, 2015
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

The Real Ted Cruz: Country Music, Harvard Law, And Tea Party ‘Populism’

While Cruz highlights his Tea Party persona to appeal to Republican primary voters, he exposes the fraudulence of ultra-right “populism.”

March 27, 2015
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Jeb Bush Says He Opposes Closing Gitmo, Doesn’t Read New York Times

Jeb touts his preferences in a recent interview, among which he noted that he doesn’t read The New York Times.

March 27, 2015
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What Would The 2016 Republican Hopefuls Do With An Iran Deal?

All of the prospective Republican candidates for 2016 agree they would undermine President Obama’s nuclear deal between Iran and the U.S.

March 27, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Mitt Romney Meets… Mitt Romeny

Mitt Romney appeared with Jimmy Fallon, to talk about his upcoming charity boxing match with Evander Holyfield. But first, he had a chat with “himself” in the mirror.

March 26, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in National Harbor, Md. Cruz announced his presidential bid Monday. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Will The Ted Cruz Presidential Campaign Be All Hat, No Cattle?

Like his Senate career, Cruz’s campaign launch was rather light on substance.

March 26, 2015
Photo: U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

What Ted Cruz Knows

Ted Cruz will never be president — but he might destroy plenty of Republicans who could actually win.

March 26, 2015
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Clinton vs. Cruz in 2016?

Tell us who you think would win this potential 2016 matchup.

March 25, 2015
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Cartoon: Ted Cruz Joins The Race

Senator Cruz chose an appropriate venue for his campaign launch.

March 25, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart’s Victory Lap For Veterans

Jon Stewart, 1 — Department of Veterans Affairs, 0

March 25, 2015
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Ted Cruz: I’m A Country Music Fan — Ever Since 9/11

Where were you, on that fateful day — when Ted Cruz became a country music fan?

March 24, 2015
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Endorse This: Peter King vs. ‘A Guy With A Big Mouth’

If Sen. Ted Cruz were to actually win the Republican nomination, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) might have to do something drastic.

March 24, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Ted Cruz And Liberty University vs. …Actual Liberty

Jon Stewart noticed that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) launched his campaign with a speech about freedom — which students were required to attend.

March 24, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a RedState Gathering at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Cruz announced his presidential bid Monday. (Richard W. Rodriguez/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Ted Cruz Has A Surprising Weak Spot In The Money Race

Some big-money donors want Ted Cruz to be president. But does anyone else?

March 23, 2015
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in National Harbor, Md. Cruz announced his presidential bid Monday. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Ted Cruz Courts ‘Courageous Conservatives’ In 2016 Presidential Bid

The Cruz campaign is officially underway.

March 23, 2015
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Endorse This: Casting A Paul Over The Cruz Kickoff

Liberty University forced its students to attend Senator Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) presidential campaign kickoff. But the kids didn’t get mad — they got even.

March 23, 2015
Texas Senator Ted Cruz during the Ag Summit in Des Moines. 3/7/2015 (John Pemble, iprimages/Flickr)

Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz Launches Presidential Bid

It’s official: Ted Cruz is running for president.

March 23, 2015
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Cruz To Launch White House Bid Monday

The Tea Party senator is set to become the first official 2016 presidential candidate.

March 23, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Ted Cruz, Small Children, And Metaphors

It turns out that small children aren’t very good with metaphors — and neither is Senator Ted Cruz.

March 17, 2015
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Ted Cruz’s Climate Change Denial Poses A Big Threat To NASA

The GOP takeover of the Senate threatens the longevity of NASA, NOAA, and the EPA.

March 16, 2015
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Endorse This: Ted Cruz Frightens A Little Girl

Watch Ted Cruz reassure a little girl that things aren’t *too* awful in the world — after she was listening to his stump speech.

March 16, 2015
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Endorse This: Ted Cruz Meets The Crickets

Watch a clip reel of Cruz’s standard lines all going flat, when he journeyed this week into the Fire Fighters union convention.

March 12, 2015
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Marijuana Gets Lift As 2016 Presidential Race Takes Shape

By Rob Hotakainen, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — Early signs indicate that marijuana entrepreneurs may have little to worry about as the 2016 presidential campaign takes shape, with some top-rung hopefuls warming to the idea of letting states decide whether to legalize recreational pot. On the Republican side, those potential candidates include former Florida […]

March 7, 2015
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Open Internet Survives Weird Politics

How net neutrality overcame a Republican blitz in Washington.

March 3, 2015