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US immigration reform debate

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on not filibustering the clean DHS bill: 'Nothing is to be gained by a delay of 12 hours or 24 hours or 36 hours' - @frankthorpNBC

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US immigration reform debate

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's latest Department of Homeland Security plan to move clean bill is 'a mistake'; doesn't say what, if anything, he will do to delay vote - @deirdrewalshcnn

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Ted Cruz

In Facebook post, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says 'kudos' to Michelle Obama for not wearing head scarf in Saudi Arabia

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US State of the Union address 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, after State of the Union: 'Tonight the President told the American voters not only does he not hear their message, but he intends to do precisely the opposite. He intends to double down on the failed policies of the last 6 year' - @TedCruz

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US State of the Union address 2015

Aides: Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, to record an 'impromptu video response' to President Obama's State of the Union that will be distributed by email later tonight - @NBCNews

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US-Cuba relations

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on change to US policy with Cuba: 'We have seen how previous Obama administration attempts at rapprochement with rogue regimes like Russia and Iran have worked out, with our influence diminished and our enemies emboldened. Now they are revisiting this same disastrous policy with the Castros, blind to the fact that they are being played by brutal dictators whose only goal is maintaining power' - statement

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US budget negotiations 2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has privately apologized to GOP senators for interrupting their holiday schedules by his surprise tactics that effectively brought the Senate into session over the weekend - @politico

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US budget negotiations 2014

Immigration 'Point of Order' brought by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, fails in a 74-22 vote; incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, and numerous other Republicans vote against Cruz's order - @cspan broadcast

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US budget negotiations 2014

Editor's note: The Senate cleared the procedural hurdle on the pending federal spending bill, invoking cloture with a 77-19 vote. Senate is now voting on point of order on immigration brought by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. Cruz has said the vote 'allows Republicans to also show they are committed to ending Obama's amnesty once and for all.' - Jimmy

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US budget negotiations 2014

Editor's note: More: If cloture gets 60 votes, Senate will then move to a 'Constitional Point of Order' made by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on immigration; Cruz's point will need 51 votes to be sustained, Democrats likely to defeat it - @ChadPergram - Jimmy

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US budget negotiations 2014

Senate adjourns without taking up stopgap continuing resolution; Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., announces weekend vote after Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, conservatives blockade - @rollcall

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US immigration reform debate

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas also says GOP should attach riders to appropriations bills 'to strip the authority from the president to grant amnesty' - @frankthorpNBC

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US immigration reform debate

After immigration announcement, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, threatening to tie up all Obama nominations when Republicans takes over Senate next year - @lynnsweet

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US net neutrality debate

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says net neutrality is 'Obamacare for the Internet; the Internet should not operate at the speed of government' - @SenTedCruz

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2014 US elections

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., says he has spoken with President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas - live video

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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests 2014-2015

Bipartisan group of senators ask President Obama to speak out and act to support Hong Kong's democracy movement - @rollcall

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2014 US elections

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, will campaign for Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, later this week, Roberts' campaign announces - @washingtonpost

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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns

Sen Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder: 'Sadly, he has proven to be the most partisan attorney general in our history, repeatedly defying and refusing to enforce the law. It did not have to be this way, but Holder's leadership has grievously undermined the Department of Justice's long bipartisan tradition of independence and fidelity to law' - @SenTedCruz

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Sen Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on President Obama's address regarding Islamic State: 'We need a Commander in Chief who articulates a specific military objective. We did not see that tonight' - @ChadPergram

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

State Dept's Marie Harf calls accusation by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, that US is trying to undermine Israel by cutting off flights 'offensive' - @ChadPergram

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