As Ted Cruz's profile has skyrocketed in the last year-thanks to his election to the U.S. Senate and an attention-grabbing itinerary to early presidential voting states-the Texas Republican's eligibility for president has come under question.
Despite resistance from congressional Republican leadership, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is continuing with his fight to defund the federal Affordable Care Act, calling on grass-roots organizers to join his efforts.
It’s been a year since that impossible thing happened. Ted Cruz, in his first run for public office, beat the fabulously wealthy Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst — himself the winner of four previous statewide elections — in a Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate.
While addressing a group in Iowa last week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said that conservatives should not approve funding for any government agencies unless the federal Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is defunded.