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House Democrat thanks Ted Cruz for boosting Obamacare

In an op-ed piece in Saturday’s Miami Herald, Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) thanked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for his singular contributions to efforts to promote the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare. Wilson posited in her essay that no one did as much to call attention to the…

Democratic group sends lovely fruit basket to Ted Cruz as GOP popularity plummets

Some of President Barack Obama’s closest allies sent a nice fruit basket to one of the most prominent faces of the deeply unpopular congressional Republicans. Americans United For Change announced it had sent the gift to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), whose insistence on tying funding for the Affordable Care Act…

Ted Cruz blames Obama after he gets heckled at Values Voter Summit

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was heckled during a speech at the Values Voter Summit on Friday. The tea party lawmaker suggested that President Barack Obama’s advocacy organization — Organizing for America — was behind the stunt. Watch video, uploaded to YouTube, below:…

Van Jones to Sen. Ted Cruz on Obamacare funding: ‘You’re not a sugar daddy, are you?’

On Crossfire tonight, Van Jones confronted Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on his claims about Obamacare. “Isn’t the irony of Obamacare,” Jones asked Cruz, “that in order to fund the stuff you like — like no denying of anybody any coverage — you have to accept the stuff you don’t like,…

The beatings will continue until our poll numbers turn around

Ted Cruz (R-Hubris) , who has done for the Republican brand what Karen Handel did for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, has given a big ol’ country ‘boy howdy’ to a plan by the House to kick the debt limit fiscal can six weeks down the road.: Sen. Ted Cruz…

Republican Rep. Dent: Ted Cruz ‘put us in a ditch’ without ‘a plan to get out’

Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) on Monday echoed Peter King’s statement that the person to blame for the current government shutdown is Texas Senator Ted Cruz. “If I had to cast blame anywhere, I would say it was Sen. Cruz and those who insisted upon this tactic that we all knew…

Cruz insists that he has ‘not remotely’ hurt the Republican Party brand

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday asserted that his crusade to kill President Barack Obama’s health care law by shutting down the U.S. government had not damaged the Republican Party in any way. During an interview on CNN, host Candy Crowley asked Cruz if he had hurt the GOP brand.…

I am Butthurticus! No, I am Butthurticus!

In order see what happens when you convince your friends to burn their playhouse down by telling them  that it will make a lovely glow, I present: So Much For The Afterglow In Two Acts. First up, The Texan From Canadiastan: A group of Senate Republicans, including Minority Leader Mitch…

Cruz complains to Democrats about being seen as ‘the root of all evil in the world’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Friday said he had been demonized by his Democratic opponents as the “root of all evil in the world.” During a Senate floor debate, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) accused Cruz of taking a piecemeal approach to funding the government after he proposed a series of…

GOP Senate ‘lynch mob’ targets Ted Cruz in closed-door meeting

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was the target of a “lynch mob” of angry Senate Republicans during a closed-door meeting earlier this week. The New York Times reported that Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) asked Cruz at Wednesday’s meeting to renounce attacks by an unspecified conservative group and to explain his strategy…

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