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Cruz Clarifies His Stand on Trump

During an interview with POLITICO Ted Cruz explained in greater detail his reluctance to criticize popular Republican candidate Donald Trump, and why he thinks his fellow Republicans are making a mistake to do so. “I would … note that an awful lot of Republicans, including other Republican candidates, have gone out of their way to […]

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Boehner Warns Obama Not to “Play with Matches”

Perhaps with just a touch of gloating after the GOP midterm election victories last week, Speaker of the House John Boehner warned President Obama not to take any unilateral actions which could trigger a harsh, Republican response. “When you play with matches, you take the risk of burning yourself,” Boehner warned. “And [Obama] is going […]

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Cruz Defiant Speech Defends Republican Stand Against Obamacare

In a 45-minute speech delivered at an Iowa fund-raising dinner last Friday sans teleprompter and notes, Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas, said that Republicans were to blame for not holding the line against Democrats. Cruz urged fellow Republicans at the Reagan Dinner to become part of the grassroots rebellion against the Washington establishment. In […]

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Cantor Sets Agenda in Memo to Colleagues

With the passage of the immigration reform bill in the Senate on June 27, it is now time for the House to begin work on formulating new guidelines for border security and other related issues. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Republican from Virginia, sent a memo to his colleagues preparing them for the upcoming debate: […]