Sen. Cruz: Without Life, There is no Liberty

July 8, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Monday, July 8, 2013 AUSTIN, TX – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today submitted testimony for the record in support of Texas Senate Bill 1, which will ban abortions after 20 weeks and raise standards of care at abortion clinics by requiring them to meet the same standards as ambulatory surgical centers. … Read more


Sen. Cruz Statement on Perry Announcement

July 8, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Monday, July 8, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today released the following statement on Gov. Rick Perry’s announcement not to run for re-election: Gov. Perry led the Great State of Texas during a period that will forever be etched in history for unprecedented job creation and economic growth … Read more


VIDEO: Sen. Cruz Commemorates Independence Day

July 3, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Wednesday, July 3, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today released the following video commemorating Independence Day: ###


Sen. Cruz Statement on Obama Administration’s Decision to Delay Employer Mandate

July 2, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Tuesday, July 2, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s decision to delay implementation of Obamacare’s employer mandate: The President knows Obamacare is, in the words of one if its chief architects, a train wreck. Now, apparently fearing being held accountable … Read more


Freedom Minute: An Explosion of Regulation

July 2, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Tuesday, July 2, 2013 **Attention: Radio Producers** Sen. Cruz’s newest 60-second radio spot is available for your use. WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today released the latest in a series of “Freedom Minute” segments in which he notes the explosion of federal regulations that are hammering the … Read more


NEWSLETTER: The News with Sen. Cruz – July 2, 2013

July 2, 2013

Greetings, As you prepare for Independence Day, I wanted to send an update on the latest in the Senate. Last week, the Senate passed the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill, we took a major step toward bringing accountability to federal agencies, and we prevented another attempt to raise the debt ceiling without addressing our … Read more


Sen. Cruz Joins Tea Party Leaders to Call for Fundamental Tax Reform; Abolition of IRS

July 1, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Monday, July 1, 2013 HOUSTON, TX — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today called for fundamental tax reform in order to abolish the IRS and put an end to its abuse of everyday American citizens. He urged Texans who believe they may have been targeted by the IRS to email irstarget@cruz.senate.gov. … Read more


Sen. Cruz Statement on President Obama’s Nomination for State Department IG

June 28, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Friday, June 28, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s nomination of Steve Linick for State Department Inspector General: Three days ago, I wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell notifying my intent to hold … Read more


Sen. Cruz Statement on Gang of Eight Bill Vote

June 27, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Thursday, June 27, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding today’s vote on S.744, the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill: Unfortunately, all of the concerns that have been repeatedly raised about this bill remain: it repeats the mistakes of the 1986 immigration … Read more


Sen. Cruz to Hold All State Dept. Nominees Until President Nominates Inspector General

June 26, 2013

Contact: press@cruz.senate.gov / (202) 228-7561 Wednesday, June 26, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s failure to nominate an Inspector General (IG) for the U.S. Department of State. IGs are congressionally mandated officers who provide independent agency oversight. The President’s failure to nominate a State … Read more