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A mariachi band was filmed outside the home of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) as controversy continues to swirl over the lawmaker’s trip to Mexico last week. The footage, posted all across social media over the weekend, shows the band performing Mexican standards like “Cielito Lindo” alongside a small group ofRead More →

On Thursday, the world watched as NASA live-streamed the Perseverance rover touching down on Mars. The landing was a success, resulting in viewers and NASA scientists cheering together, but Perseverance’s first photos from the ground also became a prime foundation for memes and Photoshops. Perseverance’s first two photos, which wereRead More →

We’re not sure who’s hit the big time now, as “Who’s the Boss” child actor and Democratic activist Alyssa Milano meets with Sen. Ted Cruz Tuesday afternoon. Milano has brought along Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jaime was shot and killed in Parkland, and he didn’t promise to be all smiles:Read More →

Sen. Ted Cruz is not happy that former billionaire financier and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his prison cell Saturday morning. As many do, he wants answers to how this was allowed to happen in a federal prison. That Jeffrey Epstein was allowed to take the coward’sRead More →

Sen. Ted Cruz called out the state of Tennessee over a law that requires the governor to recognize KKK founder Nathan Bedford Forrest: This is WRONG. Nathan Bedford Forrest was a Confederate general & a delegate to the 1868 Democratic Convention. He was also a slave trader & the 1stRead More →

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) offered on Wednesday to work with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on a bill that would make birth control over-the-counter medicine. Cruz responded to a tweet Ocasio-Cortez wrote last week where she said birth control should be allowed to be purchased over-the-counter. Ocasio-Cortez then added in anotherRead More →

Sen. Rand Paul took to Twitter to have some fun with many of his colleagues in the Senate and other Washington officials. He started with Elizabeth Warren. I came to say Happy #Festivus to my friend Elizabeth Warren. Cant find her. — Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) December 23, 2018Read More →