Ted Cruz

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Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., left, and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., attend the second day of the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Supreme Court justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett in Hart Senate Office Building on October 13, 2020 in Washington, DC.
AOC: "Sen. Hawley is trying to wiggle out of inciting a riot that killed 5"
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Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) attend a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, December 10, 2020.
Republicans who attempted to overturn the 2020 election, said MoveOn, "have no...
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks with Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) during a joint session of Congress to ratify the 2020 presidential election at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. (Photo: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images)
The move by a group of Democrats comes as demands are building for the two...


Smarmy weasel Ted Cruz has joined the pious noise about "patriotism" engendered by McCain's death: He just released an ad deriding nemesis Beto O'Rourke's thoughtful, eloquent support for NFL protesters, dragged out a Dr. Strangelove-ish vet who " gave his legs for this country" but would stand if he could, and urged fans to write in declaring #WhyIStand. His jingoism notwithstanding, he's still a loser: a startling new poll puts O'Rourke one slim point behind.

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