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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Presidential candidate Ted Cruz fired up about fire and brimstone

    Presidential candidate Ted Cruz fired up about fire and brimstone
    If you like straight marriage, God (the Christian kind, not one of those off-brand deities) and the good old days (circa the Revolutionary War), then I've got the presidential candidate for you. His name is Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz, a Republican senator...
  • Political polarization discussed at McDaniel lecture

    Political polarization discussed at McDaniel lecture
    The growing partisan divide in American politics was on the mind of McDaniel College students who attended a lecture with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, on Wednesday afternoon. The deep partisan divide in congressional politics was on the...
  • Is New York's Chuck Schumer the new top-dog Democrat?

    Is New York's Chuck Schumer the new top-dog Democrat?
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer introduced fellow New Yorker Loretta Lynch, the attorney general nominee, to the Senate Judiciary Committee in January as a public servant who “has earned a reputation for keeping her head down and avoiding the...
  • Cruz regularly intertwines his faith and politics

    Cruz regularly intertwines his faith and politics
    Sen. Ted Cruz is expected to announce his bid for the White House at Liberty University, a large evangelical institution founded by the late Jerry Falwell Sr. that regularly hosts many political leaders on its campus. Cruz, born to a Cuban refugee...
  • Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

    Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
    A political nobody just three years ago, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is the first official candidate vying for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination. His was a noisy entrance into government, marked by outspokenness and partisanship that clearly...
  • Congress, cut the clowning or we'll ... we'll ... UNLIKE you

    Congress, cut the clowning or we'll ... we'll ... UNLIKE you
    Congratulations, Facebook. Your world domination is quite impressive. It's not just the Internet thing. Look around. Your business model has become a must-read manifesto for politicians of all shapes, colors and affiliations. Congress leads the way...
  • Cruz is all about that base

    Now that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has thrown his cowboy hat into the ring for president, it's time to start handicapping the candidates, even if some of us may wish that we had more choices. That's OK, my fellow Americans. You vote for -- or against -- the...
  • Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?

    Ted Cruz: Principal prodigy or smug unyielding know-it-all?
    Ted Cruz looked out over a sprawling audience of Iowa farmers and agri-business leaders, people who rely on federal subsidies of ethanol, and the man who would be president stuck it to them. "I know you'd like me to say I'm for the renewable fuel...
  • Ted Cruz to buy insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

    Ted Cruz to buy insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap
    GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act he has vowed to dismantle. Cruz, whose Senate filibuster against the law he derides as “Obamacare” led to a partial...
  • Can Ted Cruz be the next first-term senator with presidential aspirations to win the White House?

    Can Ted Cruz be the next first-term senator with presidential aspirations to win the White House?
    Let's see, why does this sound familiar? A charismatic constitutional scholar, with an inspiring life story, still in his first Senate term, promising a dramatic change of direction . . . . But wait: it's 2015, and the candidate, officially as of Monday,...
  • What are Ted Cruz's chances against other Republicans in 2016?

    What are Ted Cruz's chances against other Republicans in 2016?
    Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas kicked off the 2016 presidential race Monday by becoming the first major candidate to officially announce a run — no "seriously considering," no "weighing options," none of the typical gobbledygook meant to put an asterisk...