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CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Sen. Ted Cruz about President Obama's handling of the growing ISIS threat.
Dana Bash reports on the last-minute drama the freshman Texas Republican caused over the Senate's vote to raise the debt limit.
On a 20-hour flight to Nelson Mandela's memorial service in South Africa, Sen. Ted Cruz got an "earful" from the Congressional Black Caucus. Among those on board, Rep. Elijah Cummings got to talk to the Texas Republican, sharing his views on the Affordable Care Act and determining that Cruz is, in his opinion, definitely running for president in 2016.
The top conservatives of the GOP descended on Washington this week for the annual Values Voter Summit. CNN's Erin McPike reports on the freshman senator from Texas - and the architect of the government shutdown - and his starring role at the conference.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz responds to the potential government shutdown by suggesting specific funding proposals.
In an interview with Wolf Blitzer, Republican Peter King of New York blasts Sen. Ted Cruz, calling him out for "phony tactics" and saying that his office has been flooded with nasty threats from Cruz supporters.
CNN's Jeanne Moos counts down the top eight wackiest moments of the Ted Cruz talk-a-thon.
Sen. Ted Cruz tells CNN he feels terrific following his 21-hour speech on the Senate floor, in which he attacked Obamacare and protested a Senate vote to avoid a government shutdown. CNN's Dana Bash reports on Cruz's marathon speech, the reaction it received from the rest of the GOP, and what comes next for a continuing resolution.
Ted Cruz has taken the debate over Obamacare and a government shutdown and turned the spotlight on himself. Whether you love his "fight for freedom" or denounce his "political stunt," chances are you're talking about the freshman senator from Texas who is only nine months into his first term.
CNN's Jessica Yellin takes a look at the career of Sen. Cruz and his meteoric rise within the GOP and Washington.
CNN's Dana Bash interviews Sen. Ted Cruz, who wants fellow Republican senators to join him in his effort to fight against cloture and to filibuster a resolution that would fund the government and Obamacare.