Sen. Ted Cruz has seen mounting criticism from his fellow Republicans, but a new study by the PewResearch Center shows that his popularity among Tea Party members is rising.
The government reopened today after a 16-day shutdown after a bill was passed late Wednesday that funds the government through January. Republicans hardly won any concessions, and are now trying to figure how to come back after their major defeat.
On Thursday, the Democratic National Committee launched a campaign to make Spanish calls to Latino voters that criticize Republicans for their role in the government shutdown.
Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) were caught talking about the Republican strategy during the shutdown on a hot mic. Some senior GOP members take issue with the Republican intransigence and the government shutdown.
Republican Senator from Texas and Tea Party darling Ted Cruz is considering a run for president in 2016, according to party insiders interviewed by the conservative National Review.
The longer the Senate takes to pass the bipartisan immigration reform bill, the less likely it will make it past the more conservative House of Representatives. And while it’s too early to know whether all this effort will ultimately succeed, the consequences for failure will be devastating –- for the Republicans.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who governs over one of the most crucial border states as the immigration reform debate continues in Washington, is no fan of changing immigration policy without securing the borders first.
For new U.S. senators, the drill typically goes something like this: Keep quiet once you arrive in Washington, learn how things work and then begin asserting yourself.
New Latino Senator vows to fight federal spending
Barack Obama will continue to be the 44th president of the United States, and the Latino vote is being credited to the decision.