Ted Cruz Claims Shutdown Was Worth It
Ted Cruz Claims Shutdown Was Worth It
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/28/2013 - 09:11

While addressing a room of 600 Iowa Republicans on Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz claimed that the recent government shutdown was worth it.

According to the Associated Press, the Texas Senator said that his key role in the partial shutdown was certainly a success.

"One of the things we accomplished in the fight over Obamacare is we elevated the national debate over what a disaster, what a train wreck, how much Obamacare is hurting millions of Americans across this country," Cruz said.


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Ted Cruz in Fort Worth, Texas
WATCH: CNBC Host Cues Mexican Music for Ted Cruz Report
By Latina Staff | 10/23/2013 - 11:42

For those who may be unaware, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is of Cuban descent. But during a news show on CNBC, the host made a rather stereotypical request as he began talking about the Senator.


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Anti-Immigration Activists Chain Themselves Outside Detention Center
Protestors Chain Themselves Outside Arizona Detention Center
By Cristina Arreola | 10/16/2013 - 14:43

Frustrated by the lack of progress in Congress on immigration reform, protestors have resorted to drastic new tactics to prevent deportations.


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Ted Cruz with father Rafael and daughter Caroline during victory speech in 2012
Ted Cruz's Father Compares Obama to Fidel Castro -- Repeatedly
By Latina Staff | 10/16/2013 - 10:42

Sen. Ted Cruz's father Rafael Cruz took the stage at a Freedom Works Free the People event this summer and gave a speech in which he compared President Obama to Fidel Castro numerous times.

"It is such an honor to be here with so many patriots," said elder Cruz. He then went on to share with the crowd that he "grew up in Cuba under a strong, military, oppressive dictatorship" and that as a teenager had become involved in a revolution.


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#TedCruzisasLatinoas Taco Bell?
By Latina Staff | 09/27/2013 - 10:54

It's widely known that Sen. Ted Cruz is Latino -- he even made sure to mention his Cuban father during his 21 hour anti-Obamacare speech. But it seems that Cruz's push to defund Obamacare has caused many to feel he is not a "real" Latino. Although, this push shouldn't determine or bring up a question about his ethnicity, as it is just his political stance.


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Ted Cruz Concludes All-Night Speech Against Obamacare
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/26/2013 - 09:40

Sen. Ted Cruz finally wrapped up his all-night marathon speech about the need to defund Obamacare at noon on Wednesday, after more than 21 hours on the Senate floor, which even included a reading of Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham.

"Obamacare isn't working," he said. "There are politicians in this body who are not listening to the people."

Cruz, who began his speech on Tuesday at approximately 2:41 p.m, had declared that he intended to speak in opposition of Obamacare until he could no longer stand.


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Ted Cruz to Renounce Canadian Citizenship
Ted Cruz to Renounce Canadian Citizenship
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/20/2013 - 10:47

For those who may not be aware, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz currently holds dual citizenship in Canada and the United States.

According to Fox News Latino, the Senator announced on Monday that he will be renouncing his Canadian citizenship.


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Senator Ted Cruz Renews Call to Cut Off Funding for Obamacare
Senator Ted Cruz Renews Call to Cut Off Funding for Obamacare
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/12/2013 - 16:59

Texas Republican Ted Cruz has once again shown his disapproval of President Obama's health care law.

According to Fox News Latino, Cruz spoke at the Family Leadership Summit on Saturday and told conservative Christians that congressional lawmakers can't be counted on when it comes to Obama's health care initiative "Obamacare."

Cruz received a standing ovation from the crowd for his criticsm.


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Ted Cruz at the Republican National Convention
Latino Republican Ted Cruz Vows to “Fight Obama” At Every Turn
By Samantha Leal | 11/08/2012 - 17:19

Republican Ted Cruz has been criticized as not being Latino enough to represent Latinos in the U.S. Senate, but now as the first Latino to represent Texas as senator, he has vowed to fight the White House and President Obama at every turn, reports Fox News Latino.


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Ted Cruz at the Republican National Convention
Politician Ted Cruz Accused of Not Being Latino Enough
By Samantha Leal | 11/02/2012 - 15:11

Texas Politician and Cuban-American Ted Cruz is getting criticism from those who accuse him of not being Latino enough to represent Texas Hispanics in Congress.

The Republican Texas Senator hopeful is going up against Democrat Paul Sadler, and while his father is Cuban and immigrated to the United States, many say his stance doesn't align with that of the average Texas Latino, reports the Huffington Post.


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