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 2021-08-05 21:25 

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Facing a statewide public health disaster, DeSantis joins the 'immigrants bring disease' trope train...

Republicans recently panicking over rising COVID-19 cases stemming from unvaccinated Americans and their own inept governance have found their common enemy to blame: immigrants. Now joining Texans Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott is Floridian Ron DeSantis, who is...

 2021-07-30 22:30 

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'Frankly ridiculous': Sen. Tim Kaine rebukes Ted Cruz's COVID-19 misinformation campaign...

As the nation—and the world—continues to face the novel coronavirus pandemic, people and governments are adjusting to rising caseloads and concerns about the delta variant. While some people started changing behaviors back to pre-pandemic time...

 2021-07-19 18:20 

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Ted Cruz tried to blame undocumented immigrants for COVID-19 cases. Guess what happened next...

Surprise: Ted Cruz is, as usual, full of shit. The Republican senator had grossly claimed last week that COVID-19 cases in south Texas are on the rise as "a direct result" of undocumented immigrants "being released into communities." Like ...

 2021-07-15 20:10 

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As El Paso shooting anniversary approaches, Cruz spews racist lie about immigrants spreading disease...

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is now trying to pin new COVID-19 cases on undocumented immigrants, falsely claiming that "[i]n South Texas, we're seeing #COVID positivity rates rising and it's a direct result of illegal aliens being released i...

 2021-07-04 00:00 

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Texas state museum cancels event on the real history of the Alamo following right-wing whining...

Looks like the Lone Star State is trying to whitewash its history ... again. We all know the state of Texas was founded when Ted Cruz, trying to avoid the pernicious impacts of global climate change on his living room, attempted to escape to Cancun throug...

 2021-05-20 20:20 

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Ted Cruz promotes Russian army recruitment video in order to disrespect the U.S. military...

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas mostly spends his days saying foolish and easily debunked things out loud and then tweeting out similar witless things. It's not a unique stance for a Republican to take these days. In fact, it seems to be the GOP's concept ...

 2021-05-19 23:40 

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Ted Cruz floated flat-out lies about Kristen Clarke. Welp, Senate Democrats aren't bothered...

Kristen Clarke, a longtime voting rights advocate, is well on her way to becoming the first woman and the first woman of color to lead the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division since it was created in 1957. "The U.S. Senate has voted ...

 2021-05-12 23:10 

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Ted Cruz spends his day congressional committee-hopping, leaves trail of lies and soundbites...

Apparently, most congressional committees are as boring as Texas during a devastating winter storm, because Ted Cruz doesn't want to stick around for any of them. He just wants to be caught on camera pretending to care . If you want to draw Cruz like ...

 2021-05-12 22:40 

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Republican Party in a nutshell: Ted Cruz tweeting about Dr. Pepper during voting rights committee...

On Tuesday, a Senate Rules Committee convened to discuss S. 1, the For the People Act . The Republican Party is unified under one thing: not passing any legislation that would strengthen our economy, our working citizens, and our democracy. This means tha...

 2021-04-29 23:30 

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Sen. Ted Cruz threatens consequences if companies don't shut up and embrace Republican militancy...

We didn't get to it Wednesday because we all have lives and, let's face it, nobody wants to think about Sen. Ted Cruz, but Sen. Ted Cruz wrote a Thing yesterday and it's just barely funny enough to be worth putting in the file cabinet so that ...

 2021-04-23 02:20 

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Ted Cruz's latest straight-faced dishonesty: 'You didn't see us try to pack the court'...

Ted Cruz has been accused of a lot of things: being the Zodiac Killer; being from Canada; being a churlish Sea Monkey that grew out of control in a secret Area 51 lab before escaping into the forest with a family-size bag of Bugles and a sixer of Zima; be...

 2021-04-04 21:45 

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Boehner let the vitriol fly during 'wine-soaked' recording of audiobook. One target was Ted Cruz...

Former House Speaker John Boehner's new memoir is set to be released later this month , and if the excerpts that have trickled out so far are any indication, he aims to settle scores. Not so much with Democrats—though I have no doubt he'll h...

 2021-03-25 21:45 

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Delegation of 19 Republican senators to carry out border stunt on Friday...

A delegation of 19 Republican senators — 19 —led by John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are set to visit the Rio Grande Valley on Friday, claiming in a statement to be concerned about what they call in that document a "humanitarian crisis" at the...

 2021-03-15 02:00 

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News Roundup: Fauci prods Trump, Treason Ted is bored, and yet another charity scandal...

For today's sleepy little news day, we have a little of everything. Ted Cruz is upset that the new president is "boring." Dr. Fauci took to Fox News for a thinly veiled plea to the previous guy to step out of the buffet line for a stitch and m...

 2021-03-14 18:15 

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Ted Cruz slams Biden's first weeks as 'boring.' Yes, and it's wonderful...

In just 50 days, President Joe Biden got our vaccine production and distribution system whipped into shape and signed a historic COVID-19 relief package to boost our economy and give a helping hand to millions of struggling Americans, but damn, what a sno...

 2021-03-06 21:40 

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News flash: Ted Cruz did something deeply dishonest (and xenophobic) on the Senate floor today...

What does it say about Republicans that the two biggest assholes in the multiverse were their No. 1 and No. 2 choice for president in 2016 ? Of course, as with the infinite regression of turtles in Hindu cosmology, it's assholes all the way down for t...

 2021-02-26 18:50 

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Republicans aren't turning away from Trump's Big Lie, because confronting the truth is too painful...

It's Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) time, and Sen. Ted Cruz is knocking them dead—both metaphorically and literally—with jokes about how wearing a mask during a pandemic is "dumb." But just because Cruz took time ou...

 2021-02-26 12:30 

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Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: COVID relief is just around the corner...

Bess Levin /Vanity Fair: REPORT: ON TOP OF EVERYTHING ELSE, TED CRUZ MIGHT HAVE BROKEN THE LAW It sure sounds like the senator funneled political donations into his own pocket. Salon's Roger Sollenberger reports that in 2020, a leadership PAC attached...

 2021-02-23 23:30 

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Here's Sen. Ted Cruz texting during congressional hearing on Jan. 6 security failures...

The reason that Heidi Cruz's texts became news was not because Heidi Cruz did something wrong. The reason that Heidi Cruz's texts became news was because her husband, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, attempted to blame his kids for his bad decision-making. Cr...

 2021-02-22 12:30 

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Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: If you can't get Capone for murder, get him on tax evasion...

Al Capone, tax evader. Same idea applies to Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and anyone or anything else you're trying to hold accountable. Do what you can do with the tools you have. Peter Weber/ Yahoo: The architect of Texas' electricity market says it...

 2021-02-20 12:30 

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Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: It's true. No one likes Ted Cruz...

Ashley Parker /WaPo with the story of the day: One night in Cancun: Ted Cruz's disastrous decision to go on vacation during Texas storm crisis Usually, it takes at least one full day in Cancun to do something embarrassing you'll never live down. B...

 2021-02-19 15:00 

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Ted Cruz is the poster boy for disaster capitalism, but then, he always has been...

All it took for Ted Cruz to displace Bernie Sanders' mittens at the top of the national meme board was a display of callous indifference so grand that the writers of the new Cruella de Vil movie are wondering if they can incorporate Ted's move wit...

 2021-02-19 12:30 

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Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: No one likes Ted Cruz, blizzard edition...

If you feel constrained about saying nasty things about the late Rush Limbaugh, feel free to unload on Ted Cruz. No one will mind. NY Times: Ted Cruz's Cancn Trip: Family Texts Detail His Political Blunder The Texas senator faced fierce blowback for f...

 2021-02-19 03:49 

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Can you hear the chants of 'resign' as Ted Cruz blames his kids for Cancn fiasco?...

Decades of inaction by corrupt politicians, groveling at the oily feet of the fossil fuel industry led to a natural disaster-turned epic disaster in Texas. A winter storm took advantage of an archaic fossil fuel-soaked energy grid. Then conservative offic...

 2021-02-18 21:20 

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Caught vacationing in Cancun during a pandemic as Texas voters froze, Ted Cruz blames his kids...

All right, we have to do it. We have to spend a few moments celebrating these new accomplishments by the forever hapless but somehow still-sociopathic Sen. Ted Cruz, a man who once had presidential aspirations but who now spends his days humiliating himse...

 2021-02-18 16:05 

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Ted Cruz accused of trying to slither back into U.S. after Twitter busts him on vacation in Cancun...

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has fled to Mexico. As Texans face blackouts , harsh and unusually cold weather, flooding concerns, lack of heat, and general chaos in trying to get everything from groceries to running water, photos of the Republican senator flying to ...

 2021-02-18 14:50 

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Texas suffering from a bad case of Republican policies, but Ted Cruz isn't sticking around to watch...

For Americans who live in northern states, two or three days without power in the winter doesn't seem that unusual. A Midwestern blizzard, a Nor'easter smacking into New England, or an ice storm raining down branches (and power lines) anywhere can...

 2021-02-13 01:24 

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Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Wear A Mask FRIDAY!...

Late Night Snark: Guilty As F—k Edition "The impeachment trial of President Trump opened with footage of the January 6th assault on the Capitol, and the room fell so silent you could practically hear Ted Cruz eating his popcorn." —Seth...

 2021-02-09 02:30 

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Ted Cruz gets slammed on Twitter in record time after sniveling anti-Biden tweet...

Sen. Ted Cruz, after being outed as a coward and someone who somehow is an even less appetizing leader than Donald Trump, has decided to fully embrace the grotesquery which is his existence. Whether it is political theater at the expense of millions of Am...

 2021-02-08 02:15 

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'Princess Bride' actor unleashes his inner Dread Pirate Roberts on Sen. Ted Cruz...

Ted Cruz and I share exactly two things in common. We both convert oxygen to carbon dioxide and we both love The Princess Bride . I'm not happy about it, and more than once it's forced me to question my life choices. If I share that with Cruz, wha...

 2021-01-30 00:30 

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez goes in hard on Ted Cruz and GOP: 'you almost had me murdered'...

On Thursday, responding the the stock trading mobile app Robinhood blocking retail investors from buying surging stocks like GameStop, AMC, Bed Bath & Beyond, BlackBerry, and Nokia , Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for an investigation into the trans...

 2021-01-21 22:00 

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Seven Senate Democrats initiate investigation into Hawley, Cruz for incitement of insurrection...

Seven Senate Democrats are demanding that the Senate Committee on Ethics open an investigation in the actions of Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz for their actions related to the Jan. 6 violent insurrection against Congress. The two "amplifie...

 2021-01-20 03:30 

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Abraham Lincoln explained exactly how we should respond to the insurrection of Jan. 6...

Since the Jan. 6 attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol we've been treated to the spectacle of people like Rep.Kevin McCarthy , Sen. Ted Cruz , and others within the Republican party invoking a spirit of "unity" as they urge Democrats to t...

 2021-01-13 15:10 

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Multiple Republican representatives accused of helping to plan January 6 insurrection...

It's obvious that many Republicans—including Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz in the Senate, and dozens in the House, including minority leader Kevin McCarthy—actively inflamed Donald Trump's white supremacist mob and encouraged their deadly a...

 2021-01-12 00:40 

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Thousands of law school alumni, students push for disbarment of Cruz, Hawley...

If there's one thing that is patently obvious, it's that GOP Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Josh Hawley of Missouri don't have enough integrity to just go ahead and resign for their role in helping to stoke an armed insurrection at the Capitol. I...

 2021-01-08 19:45 

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The treachery of Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz marked the beginning of the end of their 2024 bids...

In the opening salvo of their presumed 2024 presidential bids, Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas jockeyed to claim credit for being the leader of the Sedition caucus—the GOP senators who would band together to oppose con...

 2021-01-08 00:55 

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Former Republican senator says supporting Josh Hawley was the 'worst mistake' of his life...

In the wake of pro-Trump insurgents rioting in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, many Republicans who have enabled Donald Trump have been called out by colleagues and the general public. For example, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, both of...

 2021-01-03 20:00 

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Sen. Ted Cruz, a traitor, defends Republican attempts to nullify the election...

Sen. Ted Cruz, a traitor to his oath and country, knows that his pushed-for proposal to delay Senate confirmation of Joe Biden as next president so that a muddy-premised investigation of "fraud" can be hurried through is nonsensical. Cruz is, by a...

 2021-01-02 17:00 

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Here's a video reminder of how morally bankrupt Sen. Ted Cruz and the Republican Party are...

Let's take a moment to remember Sen. Ted Cruz, back in 2015, after then primary hopeful Donald Trump accused Ted's dad of being a part of a conspiracy to kill President John F. Kennedy. Yes, Trump did say that. Nothing Trump has said or done, no l...

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