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October 16, 2013

Spurs Coach Popovich Epic Shutdown Takedown

San Antonio Spurs Coach Greg Popovich has the most epic takedown of the government shutdown you've heard yet. Courtesy of USA Today : It’s children fighting over their toys, so to speak. It’s got nothing to do with the public or what’s good for the...
October 14, 2013

Government Shutdown Could Close Texas' Federal Courts

Our courts matter, but the Ted Cruz-led shutdown of the government is about to get in their way. The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts announced that federal courts across the country , including anywhere from 30 to over 100 federal court offices...
September 25, 2013

Ted Cruz's Unfair Health Care Scare

Update: Yesterday, after ranting for 21 hours on the Senate floor to protest the Affordable Care Act, Ted Cruz ended up voting for cloture. It passed 100-0. On Sunday Ted Cruz boldly proclaimed that “a vote for cloture is a vote for Obamacare.” Confused?...
September 13, 2013

Ted Cruz Praises Racist Jesse Helms

Hard to believe that in this day and age someone would offer praise for people like the late Jesse Helms - but that's exactly what Senator Ted Cruz has been doing. As reported by Huffington Post, Ted Cruz made comments yesterday at a dinner in Washington...
May 1, 2013

Ted Cruz Caught Lying About Medicaid Expansion - Twice

Texas Senator Ted Cruz was caught lying - twice -about the Affordable Care Act, specifically about the impact of Medicaid expansion. You may recall our rally at the Texas State Capitol that urged Texas' statewide lawmakers, including Cruz, to support...
March 6, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz Filibuster Caitlin Halligan

Over the past week, you have called, messaged, and made your voice heard. We asked you to urge Senators Cornyn and Cruz to support Caitlin Halligan . Sadly, our Senators put party politics ahead of the people of Texas. The U.S. Senate failed to reach...
February 28, 2013

The Most Inclusive VAWA Ever Drafted Passes!

With a 286 to 138 vote , the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was passed in the US House of Representatives. The bill is now on its way to President Obama's desk. The VAWA includes provisions that would protect Native American women living on...
February 4, 2013

Ted Cruz Makes Indefensible Vote

Disgusting. Ted Cruz was one of only 8 Senators today who voted not to consider the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a bill that protects victims of domestic violence. The other Senators who voted against moving to debate on the...
January 22, 2013

What's Really in Your Tea, Ted?

In case you missed it last Sunday, Senator Ted Cruz was on Meet The Press. In just 20 minutes, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) declared on national TV the following: 1) That the "gun show loophole" does not exist: “You know, there actually isn’t the so-called...
October 3, 2012

Ted Cruz's Conspiracy Theories on the Affordable Care Act

During last night's Texas Senate debate, Republican nominee Ted Cruz expressed some truly out-there conspiracy theories about the Affordable Care Act - namely that it's a slippery slope law towards socialized medicine, and that a law nearly 80 years in...
September 26, 2012

Getting our courts in the debate #TFJAction

On October 2, WFAA-TV in Dallas is hosting a debate between Texas U.S. Senate candidates Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Paul Sadler. We are encouraging the moderators to ask what Cruz and Sadler plan to do about the judicial vacancies in Texas. We want...
August 1, 2012

All Aboard The Crazy Train

Last night with only an 8.5% turnout, Texas Republicans nominated conservative extremist Ted Cruz to be their nominee for U.S. Senate. We know the that word "extremist" gets thrown around irresponsibly by folks working in politics and that is why we don't...