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 373 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 11,100 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: 355 c. July 3, 2008 - Present Attorney Videos: 1

Previously

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

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate rejected a bipartisan bill providing 1.8 million “DREAMers” with a path to citizenship. The measure also included…

  • Federal Trade Commission Nominees Confirmation Hearing

    Federal Trade Commission Nominees Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a confirmation hearing for Federal Trade Commission (FTC) nominees…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate leaders reached a two-year spending deal that would increase the federal budget by nearly $300 billion, with Pentagon…

  • Senator Cruz on Government Shutdown End

    Senator Cruz on Government Shutdown End

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) talked to reporters after the Senate voted 81-18 to end the shutdown and fund the government until…

  • Extremist Propaganda and Social Media

    Extremist Propaganda and Social Media

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing to talk about terrorist and extremist activity on…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 66-32 to pass a short-term government funding bill. Also, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) delivered his farewell…

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