Ted Cruz

Rafael Edward Cruz is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator from Texas since 2013. He was a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ted Cruz has 379 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2006 Video Magazine as a Solicitor General. The year with the most videos was 2013 with 96 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 11,230 views per program. Most appearances with Mike Lee (11), Marco Rubio (10), Steve King (9). Most common tags: Road to the White House, Republican Party, Cruz.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - Present U.S. Senator, R-TX View Map Videos: 361 c. July 3, 2008 - Present Attorney Videos: 1


Solicitor General,
c. December 29, 2003 - c. May 1, 2008 Videos: 17

Recent Appearances

  • School Shootings and Safety Hearing

    School Shootings and Safety Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine school safety in response to the deadly February 2018 mass shooting at a…

  • Trump Administration Infrastructure Plan

    Trump Administration Infrastructure Plan

    Five Cabinet secretaries testified before a Senate panel on the Trump administration’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal…

  • Global Threats and National Security

    Global Threats and National Security

    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency testified at a hearing on national security threats.…

  • Pending Nominations

    Pending Nominations

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for President Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Cyber Command…

  • Conservative Political Action Conference, Senator Cruz

    Conservative Political Action Conference, Senator Cruz

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) was a featured speaker at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). He…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    During debate on an immigration bill, the Senate rejected four amendments. One would have provided a path to citizenship for…

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District Map Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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