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Ted Cruz

In a Highly Tone-Deaf Remark, Ted Cruz Tells Americans Losing COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits To ‘Get a Job’

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas has a message for the millions of Americans who had received emergency federal unemployment assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic but lost those benefits when the program expired at the start of September. “Um, get a job?” he said in the typical, tone-deaf Ted Cruz…

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Senate Republicans Block ‘For the People Act’ Voter Reform Bill and Effectively Preserve Racist Voting Restrictions

Conservative lawmakers from Georgia to Florida to Texas continue to pass highly restrictive and racist election reform laws designed to keep Democrats and people of color from voting, and the Senate appears powerless — at least for now — to stop their Jim Crow-era antics. The latest blow to the…

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Houston Police Chief Blames Republicans Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn for ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ Allowing for Officer Shooting Death

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo addressed the press outside of the medical examiner’s office Monday, suggesting Sgt. Christopher Brewster would not have been killed in the line of duty Saturday if not for the “boyfriend loophole” — a gap in gun legislation that allows domestic violence offenders whose victims are…

On His Way Out The Door, Cruz Finally Gets Real About Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race Tuesday evening following a big loss to Republican frontrunner Donald Trump in the Indiana primary but not before laying out the truth on how he feels about the “pathological liar” and “serial philanderer” that is almost guaranteed to be the Republican…

Amazon Customers to CEO: 'Dump Trump'

Over 13,000 Amazon customers so far have signed an UltraViolet petitionasking Amazon to stop selling merchandise from Donald Trump’s brand. “Reject Trump’s sexism, racism, and xenophobia,” the petition reads. “Stop selling Trump products.” Amazon currently features numerous menswear items from the Donald J. Trump Collection. UltraViolet, which fights for women’s…