ted cruz

domestic terrorism

Ted Cruz Is Trying to Call Antifa a Domestic Terror Group. Here's Why it Won't Work

There’s no domestic system to do this — even organizations like the KKK are instead described as “hate groups.”
Tess Owen
7.20.19
politics

Republicans Are Suddenly Really Sentimental About the Betsy Ross Flag

Republicans are warring with Nike over its decision to pull shoes emblazoned with the Betsy Ross flag.
Emma Ockerman
7.3.19
Portland

Ted Cruz Thinks the Portland Mayor Let Antifa Take Over His City. Here's What Really Happened.

A right-wing blogger who spreads conspiracy theories ended up injured and hospitalized.
Tess Owen
7.1.19
politics

Is the Simulation Glitching?

Ted Cruz and AOC might be teaming up ... for a second time.
Rex Santus
6.12.19
Beto O'Rourke

8 Things We Learned From HBO's New Beto Documentary

In one notable moment, Beto calls himself "an asshole."
Rex Santus
5.29.19
Twitter

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey Attended Closed-Door Meeting With President Trump

The meeting lasted 30 minutes, and touched on "the health of the public conversation on Twitter," according to an internal Twitter email obtained by Motherboard.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
4.23.19
border wall

GOP senators may support Trump's emergency declaration — even though they hate it

“I think many of my colleagues know they’re being inconsistent, but they feel that politically they’re in a bind.”
Matt Laslo
2.27.19
2020

Beto is no longer not running for president

Things have changed since Election Day.
Rex Santus
11.20.18
2018 election

Beto O'Rourke Lost, but Betomania Is Stronger Than Ever

His strong showing in the Senate contest against Ted Cruz has Texas Democrats hopeful for the first time in a long time.
Julissa Treviño
11.8.18
2018 midterms

Everything you need to know about what happened in the midterms

The Democrats took the House, bringing an end to single-party rule in Washington.
David Gilbert
11.7.18
midterms

Beto O’Rourke's $69 million couldn't defeat Ted Cruz

Cruz fended off a fierce challenge from Beto O’Rourke, the Democrat who captured national attention and raised more money than any Senate candidate in U.S. history.
Rex Santus
11.7.18
midterms

Some Texans had to wait so long to vote that they gave up. A lawsuit is giving them a second chance.

Nine polling stations in a district near Houston will stay open an extra hour Tuesday night because of problems earlier in the day.
Tess Owen
11.6.18
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