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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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
By Jack Tomas : Feet in Two Worlds
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 ...