Tagged: ted cruz

Acting Like The Majority Party (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 9/17/2014 4:09 pm

Now that the August recess is over and members of Congress are back at work, GOP leaders in the House of Representatives are finding themselves in a familiar situation - infighting within the caucus. As the minority party in Washington, some level of internal conflict is expected, but will the GOP be able to coalesce if they win majority of the Senate this November?

Health Care and the GOP Dilemma (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 4/9/2014 1:00 pm

It has been an important week for proponents of the Affordable Care Act. Positive developments in enrollment and favorable economic conditions present a dilemma for Republicans, particularly those who pursue a singular strategy in November.

The Bearable Likeness of Bush and Obama (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 2/26/2014 7:48 am

The U.S. faces a large federal budget deficit and a sizable public debt. With Republicans quick to lay blame on President Obama, the real history of our circumstance involves two presidencies operating in extraordinary times.

House GOP Considers Options on Possible Government Shutdown

by Associated Press 9/26/2013 11:08 am

House Republicans will not simply pass a temporary spending bill from the Democratic Senate after it is shorn clean of a tea party plan to "defund Obamacare," House Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday.

In Which John Boozman Gives Ted Cruz What For

by Lance Turner 9/25/2013 11:27 am

According to Politico, Ted Cruz has awoken a "sleeping bear" John Boozman, who blasted the Texas Senator for his hardball tactics against Obamacare.

Ted Cruz Ends 21-Hour Talkathon Against Obamacare

by Associated Press 9/25/2013 11:19 am

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has ended a marathon Senate speech opposing President Barack Obama's health care law after talking for 21 hours, 19 minutes.