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Ted Cruz: Senators Who Caved Should Face Election “Consequences”

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Sen. Ted Cruz has lost no time after the shutdown ended to go after Obama, Obamacare, and establishment Republicans who helped doom his strategy to fail. Instead of changing his rhetoric, he’s doubling down, most likely because he knows that Obamacare will fail, and the GOP needs to be known as the party that tried…

Making Sense of the Modern Republican Party


Jesse Walker|Sep. 29, 2013 1:13 pm Timothy Carney’s new column looks at the GOP’s internal dynamics. Here’s his starting point: To understand the Republican leadership vacuum, consider what’s different today compared to five years ago. The 2010 Citizens United ruling has spawned SuperPACs that offset the power of the political parties and K Street. The Republican earmark…

CATO: Libertarians May Have Reached A Tipping Point In The Republican Party


Ted Cruz Speech Nods to Increasing Libertarian Views within Republican Party By DAVID KIRBY During his Ironman 21-hour speech, Sen. Ted Cruz read excerpts from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, name-dropped “libertarians” at least six times, and yielded to Sen. Rand Paul, who invoked Frederic Bastiat’s “What is Seen and Unseen,” a favorite among libertarians. Ted Cruz, who retained remarkable composure over the…

Guardian: Cruz “publicly reprimanded” by fellow Republican John McCain

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Speaking to reporters after his speech, Cruz was unrepentant, insisting he wanted to give the American people a voice in the process. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters By Dan Roberts in Washington Thursday 26 September 2013 Ted Cruz’s anti-Obamacare speech exposes rift within Republican party Cruz was publicly reprimanded by fellow Republican John McCain, but the hardline conservative remained unrepentant.…

The All-Time Longest Filibuster Ever Was…..


(Watch Ted Cruz’s Live Ongoing Obamacare Filibuster HERE.) …24 Hours 18 Minutes Long The distinction goes to the late Strom Thurmond of South Carolina, who filibustered the Civil Rights Act of 1957 for a whopping 24 hours and 18 minutes. On August 28 at 8:54 PM, Thurmond began a filibuster during which he read the Declaration of Independence, the…

President Obama has granted waivers for giant corporations and members of Congress. Why is he threatening to shut down the federal government in order to deny those very same waivers to hard-working American families?” – Sen. Ted Cruz

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