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One of biggest lies in politics is the lie that Republicans are the party of big business. Big business does great with big government. Big business is very happy to climb in bed with big government. Republicans are and should be the party of small business and of entrepreneurs.

One of biggest lies in politics is the lie that Republicans are the party of big business. Big business does great with big government. Big business is very happy to climb in bed with big government. Republicans are and should be the party of small business and of entrepreneurs.

This election presents a stark choice - we can continue down the road of the Obama Democrats, more and more spending, debt and government control of the economy, or we can return to the founding principles of our nation - free markets, fiscal responsibility and individual liberty.

This election presents a stark choice - we can continue down the road of the Obama Democrats, more and more spending, debt and government control of the economy, or we can return to the founding principles of our nation - free markets, fiscal responsibility and individual liberty.

I would do anything and I will continue to do anything I can to stop the train wreck that is Obamacare. ---->>>

I think it's an enormous blessing to be the child of an immigrant who fled oppression, because you realize how fragile liberty is and how easily it can be taken away. ---->>>

We need to remain a nation that doesn't just welcome but that celebrates legal immigrants who come here seeking to pursue the American Dream.

We need to remain a nation that doesn't just welcome but that celebrates legal immigrants who come here seeking to pursue the American Dream.

We are seeing a great awakening. A national movement of We the People, brought together by what unites us - a shared love of liberty, and an understanding of the unlimited potential of free men and free women. ---->>>

I was bitten by an octopus. ---->>>

Christians are being systematically exterminated. ---->>>

How do we turn our nation around? President Obama thinks the answer is more and more government. Government is not the answer. You are not doing anyone a favor by creating dependency, destroying individual responsibility.

How do we turn our nation around? President Obama thinks the answer is more and more government. Government is not the answer. You are not doing anyone a favor by creating dependency, destroying individual responsibility.

I've really had two heroes in my life. My father and Ronald Reagan. ---->>>

Washington is a bubble, and there is nothing more powerful than the conservative grassroots when we are engaged and letting our voice be heard. ---->>>

Hispanic unemployment is higher than the national average and when the federal government is killing small businesses and killing jobs it is hurting the future of the Hispanic community and we need to carry that message.

Hispanic unemployment is higher than the national average and when the federal government is killing small businesses and killing jobs it is hurting the future of the Hispanic community and we need to carry that message.

The essence of the conservative message should be we want a dynamic nation where anybody with nothing can achieve anything. ---->>>

Look, I think Hispanic community - the values that resonate in our community are fundamentally conservative. They are faith, family and patriotism. ---->>>

I'll tell you, in my life I've never once have seen a Hispanic panhandler, because in our community, it would be viewed as shameful to be out on the street begging. Those are all conservative values - faith, family, hard work, responsibility. ---->>>

It took Jimmy Carter to give us Ronald Reagan. ---->>>

Voters are hungry for principled, conservative fighters - because the threat to our liberties from Washington never has been greater. ---->>>

A friend of mine, a Hispanic entrepreneur asked me a question sometime ago, he said, 'When is the last time you saw a Hispanic panhandler?' I think it's a great question. I'll tell you, in my life I've never once have seen a Hispanic panhandler, because in our community, it would be viewed as shameful to be out on the street begging. ---->>>

I think Hispanic community - the values that resonate in our community are fundamentally conservative. They are faith, family and patriotism. Do you know the rate of military enlistment among Hispanics is higher than any demographic in this country? And they are also hard work and responsibility. ---->>>

When my father came over here penniless with $100 sewn into his underwear, thank God some well-meaning liberal didn't come put his arm around him and say, 'Let me take care of you.' ---->>>

I think the Hispanic community, the values that resonate in our community, are fundamentally conservative. They are faith, family, patriotism. ---->>>

It's tragic from how far we've come from 'Hope and Change'. ---->>>

We are witnessing a great awakening. Millions of Texans, millions of Americans are rising up to reclaim our country, to defend liberty and to restore the Constitution. ---->>>

I don't think it's government's job to find health care for people. I think it's the individual's job to find health care. ---->>>

Enough of these little kitty cats we keep sending to Washington. David Dewhurst will compromise every day in the U.S. Senate... It's what he's done every day in state government. ---->>>

If you support amnesty, you should vote for the Democrats. ---->>>

My touchstone for every question is the Constitution. ---->>>

The most enduring legacy of President Barack Obama is going to be a new generation of leaders standing up for liberty. ---->>>

The strength of our economy allows us to maintain the mightiest military in the world, effectively enforcing a Pax Americana. ---->>>

I am perfectly happy to compromise and work with anybody: Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians - I'll work with Martians if - and the if is critical - they're willing to cut spending and reduce the debt. ---->>>

The people who suffer in the Obama economy have been young people, African Americans, Hispanics, single moms. ---->>>

Millions of Americans are standing up and saying, 'We want our country back!' Republicans, Democrats, Independents, will not go down the path of Greece, we will not go quietly into the night.

Millions of Americans are standing up and saying, 'We want our country back!' Republicans, Democrats, Independents, will not go down the path of Greece, we will not go quietly into the night.

The reason why I'm a conservative is because conservative policies work and they improve opportunities. They are the avenue for climbing the economic dream. ---->>>

Every American, I think, should be able to fill out their taxes on a postcard. ---->>>

Every day, I come home with a spring in my step. We've got to work together to stop the Obama agenda and take this country back. ---->>>

If Obamacare is so wonderful, why is it that its loudest advocates don't want to be subject to it? ---->>>

If you will not stand with Israel and the Jews, then I will not stand with you. ---->>>

Stopping bad things is a significant public service. ---->>>

The American free market system is the greatest engine for prosperity and opportunity that the world has ever seen. Freedom works. ---->>>

What I try to keep an eye on is I don't work for the party bosses in Washington. I work for 26 million Texans. ---->>>

What I have been talking about for many years is opportunity conservatism, that every policy should focus like a laser on easing the means of ascent up the economic ladder. ---->>>

Going to school on a campus where the faculty overwhelmingly disagrees with you, and where the student body overwhelmingly disagrees with you, is challenging. If you go in without a firm foundation, it can undermine what you believe. ---->>>

I'm a lot less concerned with Bill Clinton's escapades decades ago than I am with Hillary Clinton's consistently wrong record when it comes to foreign policy, when it comes to domestic policy. ---->>>

It's critical to have a sound foundation in free-market economics and the Constitution. A great many Republicans in Washington don't have that foundation. ---->>>

The grass roots are energized because the absolutely highest priority in the country in November is to defeat Barack Obama. I have spoken with literally thousands and thousands of tea-party activists - I have yet to meet a single tea-party leader that is not going to vote for Mitt Romney. ---->>>

We are here today because of grass-roots conservatives all over the place. That's the way the democratic process is supposed to work. It's not supposed to be a bunch of guys in a smoky room in Austin picking the next Senator. ---->>>

We need a president who is willing to uphold the law. ---->>>

Do you know the rate of military enlistment among Hispanics is higher than any demographic in this country? ---->>>

I'm a fan of Jeb Bush's. ---->>>

I do not believe we should shut down the federal government. ---->>>

Far too many candidates wear their faith on their sleeve. ---->>>

I think most Americans don't really care about politicians bickering in Washington. ---->>>

My mother was born in Wilmington, Delaware. She's a U.S. citizen, so I'm a U.S. citizen. ---->>>

Christians have no greater ally than Israel. ---->>>

Cloture is simply cutting off debate. ---->>>

I was so horrifically bad at tennis. ---->>>

I'm a big fan of Rand Paul; he and I are good friends. I don't agree with him on foreign policy. ---->>>

If you hate the Jewish people, you are not reflecting the teachings of Christ. ---->>>

It is the job of our military to protect America and to hunt down and kill those who would threaten to murder Americans. ---->>>

It is very true that D.C. often operates in the land of caricature. ---->>>

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan understand that government does not create jobs. Entrepreneurs do. ---->>>

On issue after issue, the Obama Administration has openly ignored, defied, and unilaterally tried to change the law. ---->>>

President Reagan stood for conservative principles in a way that brought people together. ---->>>

Religious liberty should be a bipartisan issue. ---->>>

The Second Amendment is an integral part of the Bill of Rights. ---->>>

What Obamacare does is decreases choices and drives up cost. ---->>>

When you subpoena one pastor, you subpoena every pastor. ---->>>

If you think back to the fight over drones, when I was proud to be standing shoulder to shoulder with Rand Paul filibustering for 13 hours, that was viewed as a fringe issue, as a quixotic issue, and yet millions of Americans engaged, spoke up, got online. ---->>>

There is overwhelming bipartisan support outside of Washington that we need to finally secure our borders, enforce our laws, and stop the problem of illegal immigration. ---->>>

One of the specific powers and responsibilities of the federal government is to secure the borders. Property can be taken with due process of law and just compensation.

One of the specific powers and responsibilities of the federal government is to secure the borders. Property can be taken with due process of law and just compensation.

There is no more an enthusiastic advocate of legal immigration in the U.S. Senate than I am, and that is a message that resonates powerfully in the Hispanic community. ---->>>

Having principled men and women in office is how you protect yourself from tyranny, and that was something I learned from when I was 2, 3, 5 years old. ---->>>

I don't think the federal government has any business keeping a list of law-abiding Americans who exercise their constitutional right to keep and bear arms. ---->>>

I introduced legislation in the Senate to prohibit President Obama's amnesty. The House of Representatives stood up and led. It took the legislation I introduced and it passed it. But the Senate Democrats stood as one uniform block and said, 'No, we will do nothing to stop amnesty.' ---->>>

I think the first and principle objective is to repeal Obamacare before it does lasting, fundamental damage to our health care system, to our individual liberty, to the relationship each of us has with his or her doctor. ---->>>

I'm always amused when the 'New York Times' writes editorials trying to be helpful to Republicans and say, 'This is the way Republicans can save themselves.' Look, the 'New York Times' disagrees with us. They're entitled to disagree with us, but it's not like we should take their advice. ---->>>

If you look at that 2008 Democratic primary, there was no more formidable, unstoppable candidate - other than an incumbent President - in modern times than Hillary Clinton. ---->>>

Is it true that the American people are war-weary? Absolutely. We are tired of sending our sons and daughters to distant lands year after year after year, to give their lives trying to transform foreign nations. ---->>>

My dad came from Cuba when he was a teenager not speaking English. And I grew up here speaking Spanglish. That's the world in which I grew up, and that's a world in which a lot of second generation immigrants find themselves. ---->>>

On the Left, the best and brightest go into politics - Barack Obama is the epitome of the perfect leftist. On the Right, the best and brightest go make money. Very few conservatives want to endure all the nonsense you have to put up with to run for office. ---->>>

The Obama administration came into Utah and said, 'We're not going to listen to what the U.S. Supreme Court said. 'We, the federal government, are going to recognize marriages in the state of Utah and Utah state law explicitly does not recognize as marriage,' and that was really, in my view, an abuse of power.

The Obama administration came into Utah and said, 'We're not going to listen to what the U.S. Supreme Court said. 'We, the federal government, are going to recognize marriages in the state of Utah and Utah state law explicitly does not recognize as marriage,' and that was really, in my view, an abuse of power.

The single best thing we can do is expand competition. Let people purchase health insurance across state lines. If you want to expand access, what you want to do is increase choices and drive down cost. ---->>>

The Washington establishment think Republicans win elections by you don't stand for anything, you keep your head down, you don't rock the boat. You know what? Every time we do that, we get clobbered in the polls. ---->>>

There is a problem in Washington, and the problem is bigger than a continuing resolution. It is bigger than Obamacare. It is even bigger than the budget. The most fundamental problem and the frustration is that the men and women in Washington aren't listening. ---->>>

There's an old joke that politics is Hollywood for ugly people. An awful lot of the press coverage about Washington reads like coverage of Hollywood. Madonna is having some spat with Sean Penn. Who cares? And who cares which politician is mad at that politician? ---->>>

Unfortunately, the Senate Democrats have become an extreme party. They have become a party that has abdicated their responsibilities. Under Harry Reid and the Senate Democrats, we have a do-nothing Senate. ---->>>

We need to conceptualize; we need to articulate conservative domestic policy with a laser focus on opportunity, on easing the means of ascent up the economic ladder. ---->>>

When I go back to Texas, I travel the state, and I see people all the time who come up to me, men and women across Texas, and they grab me by the shoulder, and they're afraid. They say, 'Ted, you know, I just lost my health insurance. I got a child with diabetes. I'm scared. Please stop this from happening.' ---->>>

When Mitt Romney talked about Putin expanding his sphere of influence, Obama mocked and said, 'The Cold War has been over 20 years, nothing to be worried about'... We keep making that mistake with Putin. ---->>>

You always have to be worried about something that is considered a so-called 'scientific theory' that fits every scenario. Climate change, as they've defined it, can never be disproved. ---->>>

I do not believe any president can bind a successor president to give up his fundamental role as protector of the country. ---->>>

I think every parent was horrified at what happened in Newtown, Conn. ---->>>

I'm not cool enough to hang out with any rock stars. Jay-Z doesn't come over to my house. I don't hang out with Ted Nugent. ---->>>

I've spent the past month in Washington, D.C., and it is terrific to be back in America. ---->>>

In the Senate, there is a wide spectrum of views on foreign policy. ---->>>

It's not the job of the U.S. military to do nation-building or produce democratic utopias. ---->>>

My focus has been and will continue to be on doing my job. ---->>>

Often you see big companies, big banks who are eager to embrace crushing regulatory burdens because they drive up everyone's costs. ---->>>

The American president has a peculiar leadership responsibility to speak out for freedom.

The American president has a peculiar leadership responsibility to speak out for freedom.

The authority to declare war rests in Congress, not in an out-of-control president. ---->>>

The single biggest surprise about arriving to the Senate is the defeatist attitude here.

The single biggest surprise about arriving to the Senate is the defeatist attitude here.

The United States has a responsibility to defend our values. ---->>>

Twenty years from now if there is some obscure Trivial Pursuit question, I am confident I will be the answer. ---->>>

You'd better believe that Putin sees that in Syria, Obama draws a red line and ignores the red line. ---->>>

After 2012, all of the Washington political consultants and all the mainstream media came to Republicans and said, 'You've got to do better with Hispanics, and the way to do better with Hispanics is to embrace amnesty.' And, look, a lot of Republicans in Washington were scared. ---->>>

I am far more a fan of aggressive entrepreneurs than I am of major CEOs. You look at major CEOs, and they are almost to a person quite timid. They don't act to defend the free market principles that are vital to growth. ---->>>

I suspect I was not the first 21-year-old who thought he knew more than he did. And one of the virtues of age, one of the virtues of getting married and becoming a father, is it often leads one to take a more measured approach to life. ---->>>

I'll tell you sort of an odd story: My music taste changed on 9/11. And it's very strange. I actually intellectually find this very curious. But on 9/11, I didn't like how rock music responded. And country music collectively, the way they responded, it resonated with me. ---->>>

If we go to the 1940s, Nazi Germany - look, we saw it in Britain. Neville Chamberlain told the British people: Accept the Nazis. Yes, they will dominate the continent of Europe, but that is not our problem. Let's appease them. Why? Because it can't be done. We cannot possibly stand against them. ---->>>

It has been suggested that those of us who are fighting to defend liberty - fighting to turn around the out-of-control spending and out-of-control debt in this country, fighting to defend the Constitution, it has been suggested that we are wacko birds. ---->>>

It's remarkable that the failures of the Obama, Clinton, Kerry foreign policy are not only uniting the Left and Right in Israel but might even be creating some common ground between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. ---->>>

Millions of people are asking for accountability, for responsibility, for truth from their elected officials, truth about how Obamacare is failing the men and women of America. ---->>>

The Senate Majority Leader has the unilateral ability to stand up and say, 'If you defy Congress, if you defy the Constitution, if you defy the American people, none of your nominees will be confirmed.' ---->>>

What I think is at stake in 2012, is whether the five or six strong conservatives elected to the Senate in 2010 become 10 or 12. And if that happens, it will fundamentally shift the character of the Senate. It will shift the balance. ---->>>

When, President Obama, do you mean to cease abusing our patience? How long is that madness of yours still to mock us? When is there to be an end to that unbridled audacity of yours swaggering about as it does now? ---->>>

Biography

Name: Ted Cruz
Nationality: American
Born: 12-22, 1970
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Occupation: Politician

Rafael Edward Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is an American politician and attorney who has served 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. Cruz graduated from Princeton University, New Jersey, in 1992, and from Harvard Law School, Massachusetts, in 1995 (wikipedia)