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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cruz in NH: GOP leaders cut off his money; Fed causes price hikes on eggs, milk

    MERRIMACK, N.H. Ted Cruz, the first and so far only major candidate for president, swept into New Hampshire on Friday upbeat, revved, and eager to embrace the outsider label he's cultivated since erupting on the national scene three years ago. "I am...
  • 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...
  • Cruz eyes insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

    Sen. Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act, a law the Republican presidential candidate has vowed to repeal should he win the White House. Cruz formally launched his presidential campaign on...
  • Ted Cruz can obstruct, but can he lead?

    The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, March 24: Even before his first day in the Senate, it was evident that Ted Cruz had his eyes on a bigger stage. Yesterday, that stage came into full view when Texas' junior...
  • 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,...
  • Cruz targets conservatives as he starts White House run

    Launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked Christian conservative voters to imagine a United States without the IRS, Obamacare or abortion rights — and to imagine they can make that happen by...