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Ted Cruz

On The Media

Covering the Longshots

Friday, April 17, 2015

How will reporters cover 2016 candidates who probably won't win? Likely, a lot. David Leonhardt of the New York Times cautions against giving them too much attention.

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On The Media

I Hereby Dub Thee...

Friday, April 17, 2015

New York Magazine's Jaime Fuller on the media's habit of assigning each presidential candidate a simple descriptor.

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On The Media

The Denialist Mystique

Friday, April 10, 2015

When a presidential candidate denies climate change, how do journalists balance truth-telling with the mandate of objectivity? 

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Money Talking

Trading Pantsuits for Hoodies

Friday, March 27, 2015

A move by Wall Street's top female executive for a job at Google could mean finance isn't the biggest game in town anymore.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ted Cruz Isn't in it to Compromise

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Texas senator, who became the first candidate to enter the 2016 presidential race, is aiming to please a conservative base--not mainstream Republican lawmakers or donors.

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The Takeaway

Why Texas Produces Colorful Candidates

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially announced that he is running for president. What is about Texas politics that produces so many colorful characters that rise to political office?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Eva Moskowitz; The Nation Magazine; Instability in Yemen; Science of Hedonism

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Success Academy founder Eva Moskowitz; Ted Cruz's presidential hopes; The Nation's 150th anniversary; instability in Yemen & the science of hedonism.

The Takeaway

Science & Space in The New GOP Congress

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz is leading the committee overseeing space programs. Sen. Jim Inhofe, a climate change denier, is chairing a committee on the environment.

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Gabfest Radio

Between Two Texans Edition

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Gabfest panelists have much to talk about this week: Common Core standards, a new sci-fi film starring Scarlett Johansson, the death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and more.

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The Takeaway

As Sen. Ted Cruz Enters Hour 16, The GOP's In-Fighting Worries Some Republicans

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Seantor Ted Cruz’s faux filibuster against funding Obamacare lasted through this morning—his marathon entered its 15th hour at 4:41 a.m. ET and there was still no end in sight. Ron Christie is a Republican Strategist and former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush. Ben Domenech is Senior Fellow at the Heartland Institute and publisher of The Federalist. They debate the pros and cons of Senator Cruz's strategy. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich fills us in on what the GOP's next move might be.

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The Takeaway

Senate to Vote on House Budget Defunding Obamacare

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Senate is set to vote on a House budget that would defund Obamacare tomorrow. Congress must authorize new government spending by October 1—less than a week away-- or risk a partial government shutdown. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich explains the political machinations happening in Congress.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Dual Citizenship in America

Friday, August 23, 2013

Texas Senator Ted Cruz's plans to renounce his Canadian citizenship have raised questions about dual citizenship in America. Muzaffar Chishti, director of the Migration Policy Institute office at NYU School of Law, explains how dual citizenship works in America, and why renunciation is a growing trend.

 

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It's A Free Country ®

RNC Dispatch: Who Exactly is Ted Cruz?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Last month, former Texas solicitor general Ted Cruz beat out Lt. Governor David Dewhurst in a runoff election for the Republican nomination to run for Kay Bailey Hutchinson’s Senate seat.

It was a big upset: Republican rock stars from Governor Rick Perry to Mike Huckabee endorsed Dewhurst. Cruz, however, was backed by ...

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It's A Free Country ®

Explainer: Did Obama 'Gut' Welfare Reform?

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

It’s totally bogus to charge President Obama with “gutting” welfare work requirements. Here's why.

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