Republican language is changing as party members fight to kill increasingly popular gun control measures in Congress after shootings in Colorado and Georgia.
"I'm in a little bit of hot water. Which I'm told is a thing no one in Texas has."
“He didn’t come to me to get my opinion on the ring and I resent him for it.”
Kacey Musgraves Is Helping Out Texas Charities By Trolling Ted Cruz With This T-Shirt, And I Might Buy One
"Texas is cold, I can be cold."
“I tend to tune out all generational talk these days. Because it all seems very fake. It all seems like superficial loyalty. Almost like a sports team.”
Warning: This quiz is apparently difficult for some.
While pundits debate and Texas residents fume about Cruz's behavior, other people have been, of course, memeing it.
The senator and his family were spotted boarding a flight to Cancún on Wednesday evening amid the deadly crisis in his state.
Listen: It’s Been Almost 25 Years Since Brandy Became Disney’s First Black Princess—Her Version Of Cinderella Is Finally Streaming
“Seeing a black princess, and a black fairy godmother connecting and making her dreams come true—that was impactful. I don’t know how many times we need to shout it from the rooftops—that Disney this is viable artistically and monetarily.”
Ted Cruz Replied To One Of AOC's Tweets About Robinhood — And She Promptly Reminded Him "You Almost Had Me Murdered"
"If you want to help, you can resign."
We've got the tweets all laid out for you.
Republicans Are Calling For “Unity” After They Voted To Try To Overturn The Election Following The Deadly Capitol Attack
One hundred forty-seven Republicans in Congress voted to try to keep President Donald Trump in power based on what many knew were lies about the election.
While their opposition will not change the election results, it will drag out the certification vote and likely further deepen partisan divisions.
The Texas senator was criticized for tweeting a "war on Thanksgiving" meme while El Paso morgues were overwhelmed with bodies and thousands lined up outside a food bank in Dallas amid surging COVID cases in the state.
“What does baby Yoda taste like? A cursed thought.”
Once you find out Ted Cruz's real first name, there is no going back.
The Senate runoff election between MJ Hegar and Royce West presents a choice between two different identities for what could be the future of the state’s politics, as Democrats make gains.
Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Florida Republican, and Utah Democrat Ben McAdams have become the first members of Congress to announce they tested positive for COVID-19.
Four members of Congress have announced they are self-quarantining after coming into contact with a person at CPAC who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. A fifth member, a Democrat, announced she was self-quarantining after someone who had COVID-19 came to her office.
Assume decade dead.
“I think we’re running out of time. We’re like a bunch of political dinosaurs and my party is practicing extinction politics.”
Ted Cruz Is Suing To Get Rid Of Limits On How Much He Can Reimburse Himself For His Campaign Against Beto O’Rourke
Cruz put up $260,000 in personal funds and assets for his 2018 US Senate campaign. Federal law says his campaign can only raise up to $250,000 to reimburse him.
Welcome to perhaps the most important Twitter debate of 2018.
“We awoke a beast. It’s not going back to sleep again.”
"It'll mean that, by gosh, we all still have a chance to have a decent country, with decent values, with decent relationships with other people."
Personality has always been a big part of campaign politics, but the internet loves a villain to dunk on.
“Well, it’s clear Congressman O’Rourke’s pollsters told him to come out on the attack,” Cruz said.
Ted Cruz Attacked Beto O'Rourke For Speaking Out Against Police Brutality In A Self-Own For The Ages
“Love to own my opponent by posting video of them getting uproarious applause for opposing extrajudicial killings of black men by white cops.”
Beto O’Rourke’s grassroots campaign to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz is blazing across Texas. But can it convert energy into actual votes?
Republicans Know Their Voters Are Going To Be Mad They Didn’t Repeal Obamacare, So They’re Trying Again
For years Republicans made repealing Obamacare the core of their health care platform. Now they face a midterm election without a plan.
Once again people are pointing to video games after a school shooting, and even the White House is getting involved.
Mark Zuckerberg Said Facebook Made An Error In Determining That Pro-Trump Bloggers Diamond And Silk's Page Was "Unsafe"
Republican members of Congress have grilled Zuckerberg on "censoring" the Facebook page after the conservative bloggers publicly ranted against the company.
Ted Cruz Grilled Mark Zuckerberg About A Perceived Bias At Facebook And Conservatives Are Celebrating
The senator used the hearing on Facebook user data to grill Zuckerberg on a number of beefs conservatives have had with the social media platform.
Secret Money From Robert Mercer Was Used To Run Ads Promoting Ted Cruz And Attacking Hillary Clinton
The ads show “how wealthy donors can affect our political discourse without us knowing about it," one expert told BuzzFeed News.
American Research Group found Gov. John Kasich of Ohio trailing Trump in a two-way race, 42% to 48%, among likely Republican primary voters, and Sen. Jeff Flake pulling 33%.
Ted Cruz Tried To Use A Star Wars Metaphor To Argue Against Net Neutrality — And Mark Hamill Was Not Having It
And you thought 2017 couldn't get any weirder.
People getting pulled over dressed like Shrek, pooping in washing machines, and hippos photobombing engagement pictures. 2017 is weird.
The hunt is on for Australia's Ted Cruz.
Just your average day in the U-S-of-A.
The state’s senators and governor have different ideas of who should fill two Fifth Circuit vacancies, showing how much even members of the president’s own party can trip up his judicial agenda.
"Please don't make me think about Ted Cruz's taste in porn."
John Bush, one of President Trump’s federal appeals court nominees, wrote more than 400 blog posts under a pseudonym on a broad range of politically charged topics, including Trump’s campaign, Obamacare, and abortion.
The rising Democratic star had flirted with challenging Cruz for months, accusing the senator of working too hard to appease Donald Trump, rather than his constituents. Rep. Beto O’Rourke is now the lead Democratic challenger.
In a BuzzFeed Brews interview, the Texas Democrat said he would make a decision by the spring.
Clocks? Nope. Umbrella? Nope. Pears? YOU MONSTER.
The call for defunding the UN follows the Obama administration's decision to abstain from vetoing a UN resolution that many lawmakers — including Democrats — see as anti-Israel.
“This is a no-brainer,” said one Republican strategist who spoke on condition of anonymity. “His best move was to not endorse. He endorsed, which put him in the worst possible position. Now he’s been given an out to rescind his endorsement for very justifiable reasons. This is a gift. It’s not going to get better than this.”
"This election is critical for the direction of this country."
Describing the talks as "preliminary," Rep. Michael McCaul — who's been discussed as a potential challenger to Ted Cruz — said he's been in talks with Trump transition team about a potential job.
The Texas senator tried to explain his support for the GOP nominee to one of his most disappointed supporters.
The best of the worst.
Six weeks before the election, Ted Cruz reversed course and endorsed the Republican nominee.
Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz are allies, at least when it comes to an arcane policy battle over the technical management of the internet.
The former presidential hopeful and more than two dozen allies in Congress want the US to retain oversight of the Web's domain name system, but experts say that would embolden Russia and other authoritarian governments.
In a speech meant to thank campaign staff and volunteers, the Republican presidential nominee rehashed old rumors.
The Iowa congressman was one of Cruz's top surrogates during the Republican primary.
“I don’t have any time for people who break commitments that are fundamental to Republicans in this nation."
"[Cruz] will never be president. I will campaign against him. Because all he was doing is helping Hillary Clinton. And he’s a liar.”
Jeff Roe responded to the New Jersey governor's criticism of Cruz's convention speech.
"Vote your conscience, vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom and to be faithful to the Constitution." Cruz was later accosted by the Washington State Republican Party chair and turned away from Sheldon Adelson's suite.
Will Cruz endorse a man he's called "a pathological liar" and a "horrific choice for this country"?
The Texas senator will speak on Wednesday night in Cleveland. On Wednesday afternoon, it felt like it was February again.
With the Republican nomination all but locked up, Trump's recent rallies have drawn scores of voters who aren't in love with him — but dislike Hillary Clinton even more.
He could look like a prophet, and the 2020 nominee — "if Trump flames out."
One election. Many emotions.
Donald Trump is now the last Republican candidate standing.
"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the GOP..."
This post will be updated as people around the world realize what happened last night.
Pictures and videos were posted on social media Tuesday after Ted Cruz suspended his campaign and Donald Trump was declared the presumptive nominee.
Heidi Cruz took the loss harder than anyone.
Cruz ended his campaign following Donald Trump's big win in Indiana.
The Texas senator outlasted nearly all his competitors against Trump with a careful message and disciplined team. But Indiana looks like it's where his remaining path to victory may close.
"Why do you always throw around the crazy on my show?" CNN anchor Kate Bolduan asked.
Nothing to see here.
Nightmares for days.
"Obama out," the president said, before dropping the mic Saturday night.
The "It happened, I guess" of endorsements.
“I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life," Boehner said.
Ted Cruz and John Kasich are banding together in a last ditch effort to defeat Trump. Are these frenemies the new Batman and Robin, or Christina and Britney?
WHAT. JUST. HAPPENED?!
The Texas senator is seeking to energize supporters and stop Donald Trump from clinching the GOP nomination.
Even if Ted Cruz wins every remaining Republican delegate available, he'll still fall short of the threshold to clinch the presidential nomination.
Jenner, a registered Republican, still says she's voting for either Ted Cruz or Donald Trump.
Republican donors have been slow to coalesce around Ted Cruz after Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush dropped out of the presidential primary race, an analysis of Federal Election Commission data by BuzzFeed News shows.
"It's a parent's job."
November is coming.
"It felt like a walk of shame."
The non-Trump candidates are going to cede states to one another in order to stop the frontrunner.
"Even if Donald Trump dresses up as Hillary Clinton, he shouldn't be using the girls' restroom," Cruz said at a campaign rally in Indiana.
"Fox News has got to decide what stories they want to air and what stories they want to tell."
Trump came out strongly against the North Carolina law that bans transgender people from certain restrooms.
"What people do in their own private time with themselves is their own business and it's none of government's business."
Republicans in Manhattan on Thursday night received him frostily enough that knifes and forks could be heard on plates, and people walked the room during his speech.
New York is expensive and Trump has a huge lead. The outside groups and the candidates working against Trump are being more targeted in their approach, or holding fire.
"He could have run as a Democrat candidate for the nomination of the Democrat Party and switched a few positions here or there, but kept most of his positions, and riled up the fears of people by talking about immigrants are criminals and rapists, roused our fears."
"We will have a battle on the floor."
"By all appearances, Roger Stone now decides what's on Drudge."