Rand Paul's stance on Cuba is more closely aligned with Hillary Clinton's than his Republican comrades, reports NBC.» Read More
President Barack Obama said the FCC should reclassify consumer broadband service to be regulated more like a public utility.
In response to President Obama's proposal on broadband regulations, Ted Cruz tweeted on Monday that net neutrality is like Obamacare for the Internet.
People hoping for an era of good feelings and accomplishment in the next Congress will be very disappointed.
Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.
Sen. Ted Cruz, a tea party favorite, tells CNBC the only way the GOP can win the presidency in 2016 is to run a strong conservative candidate.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, responds to Apple CEO Tim Cook coming out as gay on Thursday, telling CNBC that his focus remains on the U.S. Constitution -- not Cook's 'personal decisions.'
GOPer Pat Roberts has found himself in the center of the partisan war for control of the Senate, not the sort of October he was expecting.
Republican efforts to stop Obamacare are a throwback to past efforts by former lawmakers to stop other federal entitlement programs. The New York Times reports.
The national party and its supporters in business are desperate for a candidate who can reverse its trends with women and minorities.
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has found President Obama's job approval rating has tumbled by 5 percentage points in less than three weeks.
Negotiators on Capitol Hill began discussing ways to ease indiscriminate spending cuts slamming the Pentagon and domestic agencies alike.
Leaders from both parties insist a new government shutdown must be avoided although a plan to dodge it is still elusive and Sen. Ted Cruz is urging a repeat.
The budget deal to reopen the government could make it easier for lawmakers to make major changes to tax policy, spending and entitlement programs.
Kay Bailey Hutchison, former Republican Senator from Texas, wants to "reunite the Republican conference" and have them go after issues they can achieve.
Can a government shutdown be avoided? Rep. Tim Griffin (R-AR), and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), share their opinions. "A shutdown is bad policy and bad politics," says Rep. Griffin.
Just hours away from a possible government shutdown, how are voters reacting in Texas? CNBC's Scott Cohn reports there are indications some people in Texas still like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) even if they will be hurt by a shutdown.
Wal-Mart saw a roller coaster session on Wednesday, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis. Sen. Ted Cruz has not escaped criticism for his filibuster in which he protested Obamacare. Former Kerry and Obama campaign aide Mark Hannah; nationally syndicated radio host Lars Larson; and National Review's Robert Costa, discuss.
After 21 hours on the Senate floor, Sen. Ted Cruz wrapped up his filibuster for Obamacare today. CNBC's John Harwood reports on the status of the spending bill. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), shares his opinions.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the Senate is still voting on the spending bill, which includes the Obamacare provision. There are 90 votes in favor already.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Sen. John McCain took a shot at Sen. Ted Cruz for having compared the people who stood by while Obamacare passed to "Nazi appeasers." The Senate will vote on the spending bill.