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Ted Cruz more alienated in Senate than ever

July 29, 2015
Manu Raju, Burgess Everett | POLITICO
Rand Paul embarrassed Mitch McConnell a few months ago by forcing parts of the PATRIOT Act to expire on the Senate majority leader’s watch. But on Tuesday, McConnell rewarded his fellow Kentuckian by tapping him to help lead the charge to defund Planned Parenthood.
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Senate smackdown: Ted Cruz, Mike Lee efforts squelched by leaders

July 27, 2015
Manu Raju, Burgess Everett | POLITICO
Ted Cruz just wanted a roll-call vote on Sunday. Instead, he got a smackdown. Republican leaders, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), delivered what senators described as punishment for Cruz’s brazen floor tactics — the Texas senator first accused McConnell of lying and later sought to change Senate procedures in order to push for an Iran-related amendment.
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Sen. Ted Cruz: Any president worth his salt would overturn the Iran deal

July 15, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate and author of the new memoir “A Time for Truth,” joins Gwen Ifill to discuss what he calls the “catastrophic” nuclear deal with Iran, why he likes Donald Trump’s style, Cruz’s heritage as a Cuban American and why he’s running for president.
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Cruz reverses support for TPA trade bill, blasts GOP leaders

June 23, 2015
Manu Raju | POLITICO
Ted Cruz is reversing his position on a major trade bill, calling it a “corrupt” backdoor deal between Republican leaders and the White House.
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ISIS Bride Captured, White House Press Evacuated, Ted Cruz Battles GOP and Rand Paul's Payback

June 12, 2015
US captures ISIS bride, bomb threat forces WH press evacuation, Ted Cruz takes on GOP & Rand Paul prepares for payback
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Is the American dream really dying?

May 20, 2015
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, who's running for the Republican presidential nomination, issued a stark warning recently.
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GOP contenders talk tough, offer few specifics on national security

May 13, 2015
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
As recently as two years ago, it appeared that the 2016 presidential contest was likely to become a monumental debate within the Republican Party over national security and foreign policy.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
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Groups backing Ted Cruz raise $31 million in a single week

April 9, 2015
Robert Costa, Katie Zezima | The Washington Post
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz vaulted to the top tier of the 2016 money race Wednesday as supporters announced that super PACs backing his bid had raised $31 million in a single week.
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Can Ted Cruz Play Well With Others?

March 31, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
The Texas senator’s biggest problem is that he is known more for causing disorder than genuine accomplishments.
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