Ted Cruz for President

Fox Poll: All Top Tier Republicans Beat Hillary

Dana Blanton, Fox News

In the latest Fox News poll Ted Cruz bests Hillary Clinton by four (45-41 percent), Jeb Bush is ahead of Clinton by six points (45-39 percent).  She trails both Ben Carson (47-42 percent) and Donald Trump (46-41 percent) by five, even Chris Christie has a three-point edge (46-43 percent) and Marco Rubio beats Clintton 50 percent to Clinton’s 42 percent.

Ted Cruz wins endorsement of Ginni Thomas

Eli Watkins, CNN

The Cruz campaign announced Tuesday the endorsement of Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, a high-profile conservative activist and the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Cruz Fought Amnesty, Rubio Fought Conservatives

Daniel Horowitz, Conservative Review

Instead of working with conservatives, Rubio and his office coordinated attacks on conservatives together with liberals.  Even after all of his promises were exposed as pure fabrications, he still went on to star in ads for Mark Zuckerberg touting his bill as something it was not.

Cruz and Paul are Right: Rubio Has Always Been Amnesty’s Leading Advocate

Marco Rubio must be crazy if he thinks conservatives won’t remember his role in crafting and ramming through the hated “Gang of Eight” amnesty for illegal aliens bill. Although Rubio is once again engaged in his signature “say one thing do another” move on amnesty and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, this time Senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul aren’t letting him get away with it.

Ted Cruz Wins the Night

Rich Lowry, National Review

Ted Cruz had a terrific night. He had a stand-out answer on immigration and wages, and made his own fortune by getting into an argument with John Kasich on bank bailouts, enunciating the anti-bailout position forcefully and repeatedly (although I don’t really believe he wouldn’t bail out a major financial institution in the midst of a financial panic if he were president). He was pointed, eloquent, and, of course, very conservative.

Senator Ted Cruz’s Tax Plan Holds The Most Promise

Gayle Trotter, The Daily Caller

Many of the Republican candidates propose tax reforms that promise to change our system from the bottom up to make it simpler, fairer, and growth-oriented. Of the proposals, Senator Ted Cruz’s holds the most promise. Cruz’s plan would eliminate six categories of taxes: payroll taxes, Obamacare taxes, alternative minimum tax, overseas profit tax, the corporate tax, and the death tax.

Rubio and Cruz shine at fourth GOP debate

Eli Stokols, Politico

Rubio and Cruz, now viewed as the two strongest candidates, ceded no ground, exploiting a much softer debate format in Milwaukee and again showcasing their mastery of the facts and ease under the bright lights.

When Ted Cruz Made This Remark, the Dials on Focus Group Soared

Oliver Darcy, The Blaze

Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz struck gold with his comments on immigration at Tuesday night’s debate, delivering remarks that resonated well with a Fox News focus group composed of New Hampshire primary voters. “The Democrats are laughing, because if Republicans join Democrats as the party of amnesty, we will lose,” Cruz said.

The Language of the Left Keeps Invading GOP Debates – Crony Capitalism Or Crony Government?

Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

Ted Cruz got the problem and the language of crony government right during last night’s Fox Business debate. Just as conservatives must be alert and avoid using the language of the Left as we discuss the issues, we should also be alert to who among the candidates uses the language of the Left and defines “crony capitalism,” rather than “crony government” as the problem. 

Ted Cruz Makes Hatred From Establishment Part Of His Brand

Katie Zezima and David Weigel, The Washington Post

The senator and presidential candidate seems to relish the fact that so many fellow Republicans love to hate him. On the trail, the Texas Republican fondly recounts his skirmishes. His campaign blasts out fundraising e-mails quoting the critical words. When Boehner called Cruz a jackass, his campaign’s solicitation quoted him as saying, “I will wear it as a badge of honor because I refuse to join their club.” 

Limbaugh: Ted Cruz Is ‘Inarguably Thoroughbred Conservative’

Steve Guest, The Daily Caller

Limbaugh praised Cruz, “We still have someone in our roster that opposes every bit of the Democrat agenda, perhaps more than anybody else in the race and that’s Cruz. I mean Cruz does not have in his record any statement like Trump does of having supported certain things the Democrats have done. Cruz is inarguably thoroughbred conservative.”

Ted Cruz Makes an Argument That Needs To Be Made Over and Over in 2016

David French, National Review

If the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges teaches us anything, it’s that the age of judicial supremacy means that five justices can amend the Constitution far more efficiently than Congress and the state legislatures. And right now there are clearly four Supreme Court justices who are committed to the absurd view that the operative clause of the Second Amendment — “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed” — doesn’t actually mean “the right of the people” and therefore doesn’t encompass an individual right to own a weapon, even for self-defense.


AWR Hawkins, Breitbart

Ted Cruz was speaking at a campaign event in Iowa when he addressed the precarious position in which our gun rights sit. According to the Des Moines Register, Cruz said, “One more liberal justice and our right to keep and bear arms [will be] taken away from us by an activist court.” Cruz's message was that electing another administration that abhors the Second Amendment as Obama does will all but guarantee another liberal justice on the Supreme Court. That, in turn, will guarantee decisions aimed at hampering or abolishing the exercise of Second Amendment rights.

Ted Cruz rocks the web with game-style app

Paul Bedard, The Washington Examiner

Sen. Ted Cruz's game-like app, "Cruz Crew," has become so popular that you could call it, "Call of Duty: Candidate Cruz." More than any other campaign application for mobile tech users, Cruz Crew has exploded with more than 15,000 downloads in the first three months since it was launched, the campaign told The Washington Examiner.

Why Republicans Need to Nominate Ted Cruz

Stu Rothenberg, Roll Call

Rothenberg says Cruz can't win, but as a spokesman for the no compromise, anti-establishment wing of his party, Cruz would be the ideal presidential nominee for conservatives tired of Republican leaders. He could ask a like-minded governor, possibly Louisiana’s Bobby Jindal, to join his ticket, giving voters the clear choice that conservatives claim they never have.

Cruz moves to escape Trump’s shadow

Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times

After spending several months drafting behind Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz appears to be making his move to escape the billionaire businessman’s wake and try to capture his loyal supporters in the GOP presidential nomination contest, putting the first chinks in the unusual alliance that had developed between the two candidates.

Ted Cruz Raised $12.2 Million in Quarter, Eclipsing GOP Rival Marco Rubio

Rebecca Ballhaus and Patrick O'Connor, The Wall Street Journal

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz raised $12.2 million in the third quarter, pushing him into the upper ranks of Republican presidential hopefuls who have announced details of their fundraising hauls so far. Mr. Cruz’s quarterly take nearly matched his second-quarter number and brings his total raised this year to more than $26 million. It also spotlights his fundraising prowess, as he raised about twice as much cash in the period as Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who stands higher in the GOP polls and also released figures Thursday.

Rush Limbaugh is right: Ted Cruz is most-principled candidate

Steve Deace, The Washington Times

“If you’re looking for the Republican candidate who is the most steadfastly opposed to liberalism, whose agenda is oriented towards stopping it, thwarting it, and defeating it – it’s Ted Cruz,” Mr. Limbaugh recently said on his popular radio program. Let the record show that as usual, Rush is right.

Former Presidential Candidate Bob Barr Explains Why He Endorsed Ted Cruz

Charisma News

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Tuesday named former U.S. Congressman Bob Barr National Chair of the "Liberty Leaders for Cruz" coalition. 

Cruz plans 11-city, 3-day Iowa tour in October

Matthew Patane, The Des Moines Register

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz plans to make a three-day tour across Iowa in October. Included are town halls, a stop at a Pizza Ranch and a rally with Iowa U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley and Iowa U.S. Rep. Steve King.