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Rep. Peter King Calls Ted Cruz a 'Con Man'

Congressman Peter King (R-NY) had some choice words for Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday night following a vote on the House floor. When asked by Breitbart News why he had such harsh feeling toward the junior senator from Texas, King replied, "He’s a con man. He knew this was going nowhere." Sep 30, 2013 6:06 PM PT

GOP Whip McCarthy Confident Government Won't Shut Down

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) says he is not concerned there will be a government shutdown, as the House has done its part and the responsibility to pass a spending bill now rests on the Senate. Sep 29, 2013 4:16 PM PT

McAuliffe's Gun Control Push Endangers Women

Terry McAuliffe officially renewed his call for an “assault weapons” ban in the Commonwealth during a Virginia gubernatorial debate Wednesday night. The Democratic nominee confirmed this when he said he had not changed his mind on the issue and would push to bring back gun-restrictive laws to Virginia, similar to those recently passed in Colorado this year. Sep 28, 2013 8:02 AM PT

VA Debate: McAuliffe Dodges and Shuts Out Media

Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is amusingly attempting to hide his campaign agenda by dodging and weaving his way around the media by not answering direct questions asked of him at debates and closing off his press shop to various outlets. Sep 26, 2013 4:47 AM PT

Cruz: Obamacare Debate Is in the Hands of the American People

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke to reporters following his 21 hour and 19 minute speech on the floor of the Senate. Cruz discussed the problems of Obamacare during that time with the intention of convincing his Senate colleagues to vote "no" on a cloture vote that would allow Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to strip the House's continuing resolution of its measure to defund Obamacare with a bare minimum vote in the upper chamber. Sep 25, 2013 12:04 PM PT

Cruz Compares Obamacare to Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th

Horror movies were referenced in comparison to Obamacare by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) during his lengthy speech-a-thon between Tuesday and Wednesday. On Wednesday at 7:00 AM, Cruz described remembering the eerie music from the films The Shining and Psycho. Sep 25, 2013 8:38 AM PT

Ted Cruz's Marathon Speech Endures

Senator Ted Cruz (R - TX) has been speaking through his filibuster style speech on the Senate floor for over 20 hours. Late night Tuesday and early morning Wednesday appeared as if Cruz was in the fight alone, as Americans went to bed. However, Cruz maintained his support from grassroots conservatives as the country woke up on Wednesday. Sep 25, 2013 8:27 AM PT

Congressional Exemption Debated During Cruz Talkathon

A proposal by Senator David Vitter (R-LA), which would put lawmakers' staffers on the Obamacare exchanges was discussed during the Tuesday through Wednesday's non-stop remarks made by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). Cruz wants to take Vitter's proposal one step further and place all federal employees on the exchanges without subsidies. This move would also place lawmakers on the exchanges as well. Sep 25, 2013 8:23 AM PT

Mark Levin's Liberty Amendments Spotted Among Cruz's Reading Material

Senator Ted Cruz (R - TX) read excerpts from different authors, ranging from Frederich Bastiat to Dr. Seuss to Ayn Rand during his marathon speech on the floor. Cruz read a story relating to the signing of the Declaration of Independence that Rush Limbaugh discussed on his radio show. One book that was sighted among Cruz's pile of reading material on the floor near his desk that was surrounded by manilla folders and large black binders was The Liberty Amendments, written by conservative talk radio host Mark Levin. Levin's book has become a popular read among conservatives and is a #1 New York Times best seller. Sep 25, 2013 7:30 AM PT

Mike Lee to Filibuster Naysayers: 'I Don't Care What They Call It'

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) spoke to Breitbart News after leaving the floor earlier in the evening as Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) continued his quasi-filibuster to prevent funding Obamacare. Cruz intends "to speak out in defense of defunding Obamacare until [he] can no longer stand." Sep 25, 2013 6:47 AM PT

McCain: Cruz and I Are 'Very Friendly'

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) has denied a report quoting an employee of his office claiming he "f***ing hates" Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX). Sep 24, 2013 2:38 PM PT

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