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Ted Cruz Swings At Cleveland Baseball Team Name-Change, Spectacularly Misses

Twitter users went to bat for the Cleveland Guardians.
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Keilar rolls the tape on Ted Cruz's 'ironic' message about political stunts

CNN's Brianna Keilar rolls the tape on Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's past political stunts as he criticizes Texas state House Democrats for leaving the state in an effort to block state GOP from passing a restrictive new voting law.
Tags: Texas, News, Cnn, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Stories, Sen Ted Cruz, Brianna Keilar


Ted Cruz’s COVID-19 ’Guarantee’ Comes Back To Haunt Him Exactly 1 Year Later

The Texas Republican's prediction was "utterly, completely, in every possible conceivable way wrong," said Chris Hayes.
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One year ago today, Ted Cruz idiotically made a Covid prediction that was so very wrong

One year ago today, a clairvoyant Senator Ted Cruz looked into his crystal ball and predicted, no, I mean "guaranteed," that if [when] Joe Biden won the election, Covid-19 would magically disappear. Poof! In other words, Democrats were engaged in a mass conspiracy to oust Trump from office with false concern about a virus that has so far killed more than 600,000 Americans and more than 4 million people worldwide. — Read the rest
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The Britney effect: How California is grappling with conservatorship

However improbable, this has become the summer we talk about conservatorship. As the latest developments in Britney Spears’ 13-year conservatorship dominate the headlines, questions long debated by advocates have suddenly become dinner table conversation. When is it OK to strip people of their rights to protect their welfare? Can we trust the legal system to protect against abuse? The 39-year-old pop star gave explosive testimony at a June hearing in a Los Angeles probate court, saying her conse...
Tags: Politics, Celebrities, News, California, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, Ted Cruz, Aclu, Harvey Weinstein, Courts, Britney Spears, Low, Los Angeles Times


10 Things in Politics: Biden says Fox News saw the light on vaccines

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Inside Gov. Kristi Noem's inner circleBiden doesn't care if you think he's the devil, you just can't say 'nothing happened' during the Capitol riotAmazon and investment banks are trying to cash in on cannabis legalization President Joe Biden speaking with reporters on July 8. Alex Won...
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We talked to 22 insiders with front row seats to Trump's hostile takeover of the GOP

Insider published the definitive oral history of Donald Trump's rise to political power. Marianne Ayala/Insider Insider interviewed 22 people with front-row seats to the 2016 GOP presidential primaries. We collected colorful anecdotes and never-before-reported details about the historic campaign. Combined, they tell the story of how Trump became the king of the GOP - a crown he still wears to this day. See more stories on Insider's business page. Five years after the 2016 Republica...
Tags: Politics, Chris Christie, News, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, New Jersey, Bill Clinton, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Jesus, Mcdonalds, Hitler, Cleveland, Donald Trump, Teaser


FPC, Law Prof. Joyce Lee Malcolm File Brief Urging SCOTUS Uphold 2A

FPC announces a case challenging New York’s “proper cause” scheme for the issuance of licenses to carry arms in public. IMG iStock-935671782 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) announced that attorneys Scott Keller, Matthew H. Frederick, Jonathan D. Urick, and Jeremy Evan Maltz of Lehotsky Keller have submitted an important merits-stage United States Supreme Court brief on behalf of FPC and Professor Joyce Lee Malcolm in NYSRPA v. Bruen, a case challenging New York’s “prope...
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Top Stories this AM: Swalwell compares Cruz and Gaetz to WWE wrestlers; Jokr's no joke; you gotta see this fish

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: ASCongress or WWE? Rep. Eric Swalwell says Cruz and Gaetz are like WWE wrestlers and that behind closed doors Cruz told him he was doing a great job as an impeachment manager." If you ran into Matt Gaetz or Ted Cruz or Jim Jordan at the Santa Monica Pier, you would say: 'These are nice guys!'" said Sw...
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Ted Cruz is blocking diplomats from being confirmed, and it has nothing to do with their qualifications

An extraordinary effort by Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz to block nominees from being confirmed to vital jobs in the State Department is creating hurdles for the Biden administration and hindering US diplomacy, according to Democrats and Republicans who spoke to CNN.
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Fox News Host Accidentally Shades Ted Cruz Right To His Face

The Texas senator had an awkward moment with Harris Faulkner.
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Ted Cruz: 'Blatantly illegal' for White House to work with Facebook on misinformation

The White House faces harsh criticism after revealing its working with social media platforms to flag posts that spread...
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Cruz relives his 2016 RNC speech where the MAGA crowd booed after he detailed 'reasons to have concerns' about Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images Ted Cruz and Donald Trump haven't always been as chummy as they are now. A bungled handshake during the 2016 campaigns marred Cruz's initial attempt to subvert Trump. Trump later worked up the crowd at the Republican National Convention, generating boos for Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ted Cruz's road to ruin in the 20...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Trends, Indianapolis, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, Jimmy Carter, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Trump, Rnc


Trump aides told him over a McDonald's meal to stop bitching about losing in Iowa to Ted Cruz in 2016

President Donald Trump talks to the media about the table full of fast food in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, for the reception for the Clemson Tigers. Susan Walsh/Associated Press Trump was told over a McDonald's meal to stop whining and get his act together after losing the 2016 GOP Iowa caucuses. "If he wants to continue to bitch about the results in Iowa ... this race was over," Corey Lewandowski said he warned Trump at the time. Lewandowski and 21 other i...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington, White House, America, Trends, Cnn, Gop, New Hampshire, Ted Cruz, Iowa, Manchester, John F Kennedy, 2016 Election, Donald Trump


Key moments where Ted Cruz tried to steal the 2016 nomination and spotlight away from Donald Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images Ted Cruz and Donald Trump haven't always been as chummy as they are now. A bungled handshake during the 2016 campaigns marred Cruz's initial attempt to subvert Trump. Trump later worked up the crowd at the Republican National Convention, generating boos for Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ted Cruz's road to ruin in the 20...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Trends, Indianapolis, Gop, Ted Cruz, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Trump, Fiorina, Quicken Loans Arena, Amanda Carpenter


Cruz stands by his controversial 2016 RNC speech where he got booed after raising 'reasons to have concerns' about Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images Ted Cruz and Donald Trump haven't always been as chummy as they are now. A bungled handshake during the 2016 campaigns marred Cruz's initial attempt to subvert Trump. Trump later worked up the crowd at the Republican National Convention, generating boos for Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ted Cruz's road to ruin in the 20...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Trends, Indianapolis, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, Jimmy Carter, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Trump, Rnc


Abortion restrictions and Ted Cruz’s campaign contributions

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, another case involving state abortion restrictions, as well as a constitutional challenge to limits placed on the repayment of “personal loans” made by political candidates to their own election campaigns. The Supreme Court has received a series of abortion challenges in the 2020-21 term. Two petitions have been pending since the spring: One involves the rights of unemancipated minors and the ot...
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The person to ‘weaken’ America: what the Kremlin papers said about Trump

Documents appear to show how Russian intelligence worked to install their preferred candidate as presidentPapers appear to show Putin’s plot to put Trump in White HouseIn January 2016, America was coming to terms with what had previously seemed incredible. Barring an unforeseen event, Donald J Trump was on course to become the Republican party’s presidential candidate. Some welcomed this giddy prospect, while others in the Republican establishment recoiled in horror.The man himself oozed confide...
Tags: Europe, Technology, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, America, World news, US news, Hacking, Ted Cruz, Fox News, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald J Trump


Ted Cruz, who fled Texas for Cancún during a winter storm, was mocked for criticizing Democratic lawmakers who left the state to block GOP bills

Sen. Ted Cruz. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas slammed Democratic lawmakers who fled the state earlier this week. Texas Democrats accused Cruz of hypocrisy after he fled the state during a deadly storm in February. "I'd sit this one out, Ted," said Julián Castro, a Texas Democrat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was mocked after he criticized Democratic lawmakers who fled the state in a walkout earlier this week, with several ...
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Ted Cruz Slams Democrats Who Fled Texas And Gets Buried In Mockery

The GOP senator shamed state lawmakers for leaving in a hurry, months after he jetted off to Cancun amid a power crisis.
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Keilar: From Ted Cruz to beauty queens, Trump will sue anyone or anything

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are the targets of Donald Trump's newest lawsuit. CNN's Brianna Keilar delves into the litigious history of the former President.
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Video shows GOP Rep. Chip Roy say he wants '18 more months of chaos and the inability to get stuff done' so Republicans can take back the House

In this March 11, 2020 file photo, Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky, File/Associated Press Rep. Chip Roy said he wanted to continue to block Democrats' legislative priorities for the next 18 months. The Texas lawmaker made the statements during a Capitol Hill event last week, where he was secretly recorded. Roy doubled down on his statements on Wednesday, refusing to apologize. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Washington, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Infrastructure, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Roy, Biden, Democratic, Sen John Cornyn


AI Tracks Lawmakers Using Their Phones on the Job so We Can Properly Mock Them

Politicians are hereby busted for using their cell phones during sessions, thanks to software written by Belgium artist Dries Depoorter. His artificial intelligence program “The Flemish Scrollers” reviews YouTube live streams of Flemish government meetings and identifies who’s on their phone along with their face and…Read more...
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Ted Cruz mulls 2024 presidential bid, says his 2016 campaign 'was the most fun I've ever had in my life'

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) heads to a vote on the Senate floor on June 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said he's "certainly looking" at a 2024 presidential bid. "I'll tell you, 2016 was the most fun I've ever had in my life," he told Newsmax on Thursday. Cruz lost the 2016 GOP presidential nomination to then-candidate Donald Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said he's thinking about a 2024 bid f...
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10 Things in Politics: Trump's woes expand 2024 field

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected]er.com or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Programming note: I'm out on Monday as we observe the Fourth, but we'll be back Tuesday.Here's what we're talking about:Trump's troubles expand the Republican fieldThe Supreme Court dealt another blow to voting rightsTrumpworld trots out old hat 'witch hunt' to attack new indictmentsOne thing to watch for: The Labor Departm...
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Ted Cruz’s Reason For A Possible 2024 Run Is Mercilessly Mocked

The Texas Republican got some blunt reminders after saying he was "certainly looking" at a presidential bid.
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The fracking boom is over. Where did all the jobs go?

Shale gas and oil extraction, also known as fracking, is often credited by conservatives with creating hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of US manufacturing jobs. As the “Saudi Arabia of natural gas,” Pennsylvania has been the poster child for the fracking industry. But far fewer jobs were created there and in neighboring states like Ohio than boosters claim, and many have since vanished. Take Williamsport, Pennsylvania. A faded former lumber town between the Susquehanna River and the A...
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What to know about airline mask rules when flying with children as travel spikes across the US

Flying on a United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Thomas Pallini/Insider All children over the age of two are required to wear a mask when in US airports and flying. An exception to the rule is when eating, drinking, or taking medication. Flyers that don't comply with mask rules, even children, may be removed from a flight and banned from an airline. See more stories on Insider's business page. Traveling with children this summer will present a new set of challenges for parents. Airl...
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Ted Cruz’s ‘Brazen Gaslighting’ Message Backfires Spectacularly On Twitter

The Texas senator's attempt to slam White House press secretary Jen Psaki didn't go well.
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Ted Cruz joins forces with other GOP lawmakers to call for an end to mask mandates for vaccinated travelers, ahead of Independence Day

Sen. Ted Cruz reflects on a Capitol Hill escalator. Alex Brandon/AP Photo A group of GOP senators on Friday asked the CDC to end federal mask requirements for travelers. Sen. Ted Cruz said the guidelines were an "outdated and unnecessary mandate." The group introduced a three-page bill in the Senate on Thursday. See more stories on Insider's business page. A group of Republican senators led by Ted Cruz on Friday announced a bill seeking an end to federal mask mandates for vaccinated t...
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