The Texas senator undercut his own party’s nominee in perhaps the most public way possible.
After this disorienting election season, what path is left for Texas conservatives? Who is leading the party? And what on earth to make of Donald Trump? A few insights from the state Republican convention.
It's highly unlikely that the Texas senator will endorse Trump.
The GOP is seriously nominating Donald Trump for president.
The Texas senator intends to ask Carly Fiorina to join him on the ticket.
Musings on a presidential campaign.
Texas’s recent primary season offers a blueprint for how the Republican party could reform itself in the post-Trump era.
Wisconsin created an opening for Ted Cruz. North Dakota and Colorado showed how he’ll make use of it.
The proposed pilot program would erect walls with New Mexico, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.
The odds aren't great, but according to booking sites they're there.
Mimi Swartz discovers the Texas she remembers in a small cafe in Cisco.
Choosing between Trump and Cruz might not be pleasant. But it’s definitely not hard.
Cruz and Rubio need to work together.
The sad, but triumphant post-rock band from Austin is the latest group to find their music in the hands of politicians.
The state’s junior senator has raised more from individual contributions than all the other major candidates combined.
Why Tuesday night's results were alarming.
Apparently no target is too trivial for the pertinacious presidential candidate.
Debating the impact of last night's primary results.
The Texas senator's victory wasn't hard to see coming.
Ten tips for figuring out the ”wacko bird.”
With less than two weeks until the Iowa caucus, the knives are out.
Readers respond to the December 2015 issue.
Ted Cruz’s bizarre effort to reframe his own record on "legalization."
Oh, what a time to be alive.
Tonight's Republican debate has high stakes for the Texas senator.
His headlines might not be as incendiary as Trump's, but Ted Cruz is still making a splash.
It’s time to come to terms with the idea that Ted Cruz could be the Republican nominee.
America’s short-term Trump problem will end in Iowa.
Marco Rubio confronts Ted Cruz with his own record.
The Texas senator showed some intellectual muscle at last night’s Republican debate.
Our junior senator is rising in the polls, but what is his real message?
Definitely one of the finer hip hop odes to Texas’s junior senator.
Ted Cruz and Dan Patrick put the past behind them.
George W. Bush raises a simple critique with complex implications.
Results from a straw poll of libertarian Republicans highlight the senator’s shrewdness.
We like the president less than the rest of the country, but the real showdown is over Blue Bell.
The candidate turns his focus to the “campaign conservatives.”
Three more examples of our elected leaders staying the crazy course.
Why Ted Cruz's friendship with the Donald could mean trouble for his campaign.
The last one’s a doozy.
“Liberal” being a relative term, naturally.
Five Texans who would be president.
The unlimited billionaire funding of Republican presidential candidates may actually keep the race alive until the Texas primary next March.
Ted Cruz proved you don’t have to be a millioinaire or an elected officeholder to grab the brass ring in Texas.
Might we recommend that the first official candidate of the 2016 season snatch up the currently available “CruzingToThePresidency.com”?
A few highlights from our archives relating to Texas’s junior senator.
As U.S. Senator Ted Cruz launches a presidential big, will he have to explain his gay marriage money to social conservatives?
As Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz launches a presidential campaign, he may have to explain how he started his political career with $260,000 in donations from gay marriage supporters.
Some questions about Barack Obama's explanation for his executive action on immigration, announced last week.
On Thursday, the president said that Congress had left him no choice but to act alone. Conservatives can argue otherwise.