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GOP Leaders Root for Failure on Immigration

There's a simple way for Republicans to stop President Obama's executive amnesty – defund it and don't back down. Unfortunately, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) have already indicated that they plan to capitulate.

Cruz Questions Attorney General Nominee

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) asked Loretta Lynch to identify the limits of executive power regarding unilateral amnesty, the investigation of illegal targeting of conservative groups by the IRS, and the use of drones on American citizens. Each time, Lynch refused to identify any limits on the president's power.

20 Senate Republicans Vote to Waive the Constitution

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) raised a constitutional point of order against the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending that, if sustained, would have sent the bill back to the House to remove amnesty funding. Unfortunately, 20 Republicans joined the Democrats in voting to reject Cruz's point of order and to ignore the serious constitutional problems with the president's executive amnesty.

Here Comes The Zombie Congress

Rather than postponing their unfinished work until January when the new Congress is sworn in, a bunch of zombie legislators who were defeated last week are about to enact sweeping policies that impact the lives of all Americans.

CRUZ: Time for the People to Choose

Fifty years ago today America faced a choice very much similar to the choice we face today. On October 27, 1964, a clarion call was heard across the nation. America faced a choice, a speaker told us: We could either “abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves,” or we could reaffirm our belief “in our capacity for self-government.” That man was Ronald Reagan and then, as now, it was a time to choose.

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