Middle East politics on the Upper West Side.
Cruz staffers were told about the ties between some speakers at the event and the terrorist organization the night before his speech.
“Who can forget Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, Al Gore? Who can forget in 2008 Saturday Night Live’s wickedly funny characterization of the Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin?”
Setting up another potential standoff over government funding. “If they want to be the lead team of shutting down the government, that’s what they’re going to have to do,” Reid said.
“I will say I don’t think it is beneficial when Republican leadership throws rocks at conservatives — at conservative activists across this country.”
“Join him by signing the petition to stop Obama’s amnesty today!”
Still waiting for the administration to answer “basic questions” about a flight ban to Israel.
Speaking on the Senate floor, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Secretary of State John Kerry should offer President Obama his resignation for comments he made saying Israel risked becoming “an apartheid state” if there’s not a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict soon.
Cruz made the impression while receiving the Claremont Institute’s Winston Churchill Award for statesmanship at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles last week.
“Every Republican likes to think he or she is the next Ronald Reagan,” Paul writes.
Five years after storming the national political stage, the Tea Party finds itself in the same ideological doldrums that killed off the social movements of the ’60s and ’80s.
Lorenzo Garcia of the Young Conservatives of Texas canceled the controversial event at the University of Texas after furious opposition from all sides of the political aisle.
Lorenzo Garcia, chairman of the Young Conservatives of Texas, announced the game will involve students tracking down other students tagged as “illegal immigrants” in exchange for $25 gift cards.
The Texas senator who led the charge to shut down the federal government for more than two weeks made his late night debut Friday on “The Tonight Show.”
A key rite of passage for anyone interested in running for president. Cruz was in Iowa to speak at the GOP fundraising banquet in Des Moines.
“He’s like a superhero. The more bullets that get shot at him, the bigger and stronger he gets,” one Iowa Republican operative says.
The real breakout Tea Party heroes.
“I think of him as a tennis player. You know, if you’re going to rush the net all the time you better have a lot of motion to the left and the right. And he hasn’t proven that to me yet,” Chamber CEO Tom Donahue said. He also remains bullish on immigration reform.
“Tactically it was a mistake to focus on something that couldn’t be achieved.”
“I could have written this story from day one. If you follow the Cruz plan, you end up exactly where we are,” Rep. Adam Kinzinger said.
UPDATE: The Houston Chronicle’s editorial board has published a statement clarifying their stance on the senator from Texas. “Cruz has been part of the problem,” writes the Houston Chronicle editorial board.
The Tea Party senator jokes that the activists are “paid political operatives” sent by the Obama administration.
The tea party senator and his allies campaigned on the promise to revolutionize Washington — so why is everyone so surprised they’re trying to do it?