POLITICS -- October 16, 2013 at 7:08 PM ET
Senator Ted Cruz on the Senate floor: 'This is a terrible deal'
Cruz is on the floor. "This is a terrible deal. This deal embodies everything about the Washington establishment that frustrates" people— Burgess Everett (@burgessev) October 16, 2013
"We're going to stop the number one job killer in our country which is Obamacare" -- @SenTedCruz— Burgess Everett (@burgessev) October 16, 2013
Politico reports on Senator Cruz's unwillingness to admit defeat, despite the fact that his coalition's demands were not met in the latest bill before Congress.