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February 13, 2014


Did Ted Cruz Cost Republicans the Senate?

The Week notes that when Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) forced a cloture vote on a bill to lift the debt ceiling, he forced two senators facing Tea Party primary challengers -- Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) -- into a tough vote.

"The snap reaction from many political journalists was that the vote could endanger both lawmakers' jobs."












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