For presidential candidates, especially Republicans, the Israel Visit is a rite of passage. But who funds these junkets and why?
Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz said on Tuesday Congress should use the threat of a government shutdown to force President Barack Obama’s administration to hand over more information about the nuclear agreement with Iran.
Declared Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) contrasted President Barack Obama’s announcement of plans to open an embassy in Havana, Cuba, with the U.S. refusal to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem.
The father of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz told a Tea Party audience that Jews are “Democrats first and Jews second.”
Republicans are taking a growing interest in Orthodox Jews — not only as voters, but also as key funders. How will this new breed of religious activism shape national politics?
Can you support Ted Cruz because of his firm defense of Israel, even if you hate his social politics? Calls to boycott two gay businessmen who did just that suggest the answer is no — but why?
Vying for the attention of major donors, Republicans attending a Jewish forum for presidential contenders said they would make better relations with Israel a priority.
Sheldon Adelson wants to back a Republican candidate with a shot at the White House. Will Ted Cruz’s efforts to buddy-up with Shmuley Boteach be enough to sway the Jewish megadonor?
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas criticized the current president’s relationship with Israel during a speech in which he announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination to run for president in 2016.
Rep. Brad Sherman withdrew from a forum for skeptics of President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear strategy, saying an ad for the event was “vulgar.”