Ted Cruz

Cruz sits in painful silence, struggling to answer easy debate question

Sen. Ted Cruz had some trouble answering the first question at his debate with Rep. Beto O'Rourke last night. It wasn't about how to handle the knotty diplomatic crisis in Saudi Arabia or how to patch the skyrocketing deficit. It was: "Tell us something you’ve done in the last...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 1:40pm

Faced by Brett Kavanaugh protestors, Ted Cruz flees DC restaurant

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and his wife, Heidi, were chased out of a Washington, D.C. restaurant by a group of people protesting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Cruz and his wife had just walked into Fiola, an upscale Italian restaurant near the Capitol, when they were approached by a small group...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 2:28pm

Ted Cruz says Democratic opponent will ban Texas barbecue

In the midst of an unexpectedly tight race to keep his Senate seat, Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that his opponent, Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), would ban Texas barbecue if elected. Texans aren't sure if he was kidding. At a Cruz campaign stop in Columbus, Texas, on Saturday, demonstrators from the...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 9:02pm

How did Beto O'Rourke get his name?

Beto O'Rourke, the Texas Congressman who is challenging Ted Cruz for his Senate seat this fall, is a rising star in the Democratic Party. In the wake of a viral video in which he explained why it was important for football players to "take a knee," the 45-year-old has pulled within...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 1:59pm

Ted Cruz murders Zodiac Killer meme after senator 'dumped Dr. Pepper' on him

And on this episode of Ted Cruz Zodiac Killer… all it took was one senator dumping a Dr. Pepper on Sen. Cruz to make the former presidential hopeful “hint” on Twitter that he is the Zodiac Killer. First, let’s get out all our outrage that a delicious Dr. Pepper was wasted...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:50pm

If you thought one Ted Cruz was creepy, get ready world, there’s a second

Ted Cruz is a distinctive-looking guy. You could easily pick him out of a crowd, or at least so we all thought until yesterday. Now, a photo snapped by the Republican senator featuring himself alongside the owner of the Chicago Cubs, Tom Ricketts, has us questioning everything. In the snapshot,...

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:39pm

Trump signs bill to send people to Mars

President Trump has his sights set on Mars.On Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed a bill providing a $19.5 billion funding boost to NASA in 2018with the specific intent of Mars exploration andto send a manned mission to the red planet.The new bill, named NASA Transition Authorization Act,will...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:28am

RNC releases list of planned speakers

The Republican National Committee released today its highly anticipated list of speakers for next week's star-studded convention in Cleveland, Ohio.The convention's theme parallels presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's campaign slogan: "Make America Great Again." Core issues to be discussed...

Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 1:40pm

VIDEO: 8th-grader nails political impressions in graduation speech

An eighth-grader's graduation speech is going viral for all the right reasons.JackAiello, who recently graduated from Thomas Middle School in the Chicago area, took a political slant in his speech to his peers, educators and the audience, impersonating Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and other personalities...

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 12:33am

Watch Carly Fiorina fall off stage at Ted Cruz event

A video of Carly Fiorina falling through the stage during a Ted Cruz event in Indiana is making its rounds online.The footage shows Ted Cruz’s running mate making a turn and suddenly drop off the stage as Cruz emerges on stage to greet his supporters.RELATED:Obama roasts Trump, drops mic at final...

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 1:09am

The Foreman Forecast: Technical fouls

Like a basketball game that has been grinding along from one overtime to the next, this primary season seems to be finally reaching a turning point.Cue the highlights: Here are my three things to watch this week in politics.DRIVING TO THE RIM: Trump has topped the 1,000 delegate mark, and the...

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 2:30pm

The Foreman Forecast: Game of Groans

For everyone who dreads the idea of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump becoming president (and there are plenty of both) this week could be as unwelcome as a dire wolf at a barbecue. Here are my three things to watch.ON THE MARCH: The twin armies of the front runners will be storming down the east...

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 2:30pm

Presidential candidates crisscross Pa. ahead of primary

Tuesday is the Pennsylvania primary, and that means your vote is in the crosshairs of the various presidential campaigns.An election season that started out with 20 candidates and was predicted by some to be a repeat of Bush versus Clinton — except with Jeb and Hillary — has instead turned into one...

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 2:30pm

The Foreman Forecast: About those New York values...

My dad always said, “If you’re going to fight a guy, never do it in his own neighborhood. Too many pals might jump in to give him a hand.” Ted Cruz has learned that lesson the hard way. Trying to take down New York businessman Donald Trump in Iowa he disparaged what he called “New York values,” and...

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 1:44am

Pennsylvania’s GOP delegates could be kingmakers at convention

“I have two guiding principles: last man standing and electability.”That’s how Calvin Tucker, a Philadelphia candidate for Republican delegate, said he will weigh the Republican presidential candidates when he goes to cast a ballot at this summer’s convention.Tucker is one of Pennsylvania’s 54 “...

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 2:30pm

What to know about Tuesday’s presidential primary election

New Yorkers will head to the polls on Tuesday in what some are calling one the most important primary elections in the 2016 presidential race.Five candidates — Democrats Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton and Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich — are battling it out on April 19 to...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 2:30pm

The Foreman Forecast: The battle at home

Trivia question: What city can lay claim to more than half of the remaining presidential contenders? Yep. New York. And with the Empire State’s primary looming, you can expect to see the candidates trudging up and down Broadway like actors looking for auditions. That leads my three things to watch...

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 2:30pm

De Blasio, Bratton spar with Cruz over call to monitor Muslims

Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bratton were engaged in a war of words with Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz after the candidate called for heavier police monitoring in Muslim communities.In the wake of the Brussels bombings, Sen. Cruz said law enforcement needed more empowerment to “...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 10:47pm

The Foreman Forecast: Battle scars

After a wild weekend of voting and debating, the ranks of presidential hopefuls have been bloodied if not yet quite bowed. Don't count on anyone dropping out this week but some of the campaigners are staggering badly. That leads my three things to watch this week in politics.ELIMINATION ROUNDS: Ted...

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 3:30pm

Trump's Republican rivals call for release of New York Times editorial board tape

Donald Trump's rivals for the Republican presidential nomination urged him on Monday to ask the New York Times to release a recording of his recent interview with its editorial board, following a report he told it he was not serious about his immigration proposals.News website BuzzFeed reported on...

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 6:36am