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September 10th, 2014
06:53 PM ET

Cruz: 'Photo-op' action won't stop ISIS

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Sen. Ted Cruz about President Obama's handling of the growing ISIS threat.

February 12th, 2014
07:36 PM ET

Ted Cruz's debt ceiling drama

Dana Bash reports on the last-minute drama the freshman Texas Republican caused over the Senate's vote to raise the debt limit.

Filed under: Dana Bash • Debt ceiling • Senate • Ted Cruz
December 12th, 2013
08:47 PM ET

Rep. Elijah Cummings: Sen. Cruz is running for president

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.

Filed under: 2016 election • Elijah Cummings • Interviews • Ted Cruz
October 11th, 2013
07:56 PM ET

Ted Cruz the star of the Values Voter Summit

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.

Filed under: Erin McPike • Government shutdown • Ted Cruz
September 30th, 2013
07:06 PM ET

Ted Cruz: I want to keep government running

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz responds to the potential government shutdown by suggesting specific funding proposals.

Filed under: Government shutdown • Ted Cruz
September 26th, 2013
08:28 PM ET

Peter King: Ted Cruz is a "false leader"

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.

Filed under: Obamacare • Peter King • Ted Cruz
September 25th, 2013
07:45 PM ET

Wackiest Ted Cruz talk-a-thon moments

CNN's Jeanne Moos counts down the top eight wackiest moments of the Ted Cruz talk-a-thon.

Filed under: Jeanne Moos • Senate • Ted Cruz
September 25th, 2013
07:12 PM ET

Ted Cruz after talk-a-thon: "I feel terrific"

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.

Filed under: Dana Bash • Government shutdown • Obamacare • Ted Cruz
September 25th, 2013
07:02 PM ET

Ted Cruz's moment in the spotlight

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.

Filed under: Government shutdown • Jessica Yellin • Obamacare • Ted Cruz
September 23rd, 2013
07:54 PM ET

Sen. Cruz: GOP must unite against Harry Reid

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.

Filed under: Dana Bash • GOP • Government shutdown • Obamacare • Ted Cruz
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