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Ted Cruz

United States Senator from Texas

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  • Ted Cruz playing with Texas voters?

    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.

  • Cruz's courage under fire

    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.

  • Sen. Paul: Opposition to Obamacare unifies GOP

    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.

  • Stopgap spending bill moving forward

    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.

  • Sen. Cruz left floor at Noon

    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.

  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) arrives for the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon September 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    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.

  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) arrives for the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon September 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Sen. Ted Cruz talks and talks and talks about his opposition to Obamacare, and his love for "Green Eggs and Ham."

  • Sen. Ted Cruz's talk-a-thon

    NBC's Kelly O'Donnell reports from Capitol Hill as Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) enters his fourth hour speaking out in protest against Obamacare funding. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), shares her opinions.

  • Rick Santelli rejects the argument that Texas Senator Ted Cruz's brinkmanship over Obamacare could lead to a government shutdown or credit rating downgrade.

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