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Ted Cruz's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Ted Cruz
Office: U.S. Senate (TX) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Heidi; 2 Children: Caroline, Catherine
Birth Date: 12/22/1970
Birth Place: Calgary, Canada
Home City: Houston, TX
Date Title
May 22, 2014 Sens. Cruz and Cornyn Announce NDAA Legislation Includes Amendment to Give the Purple Heart to Victims of the Terrorist Attack at Fort Hood
May 7, 2014 The Legal Limit: The Obama Administration's Attempts to Expand Federal Power
May 2, 2014 Sen. Cruz Praises New House Select Committee to Investigate Benghazi
March 27, 2014 Sen. Cruz Questions DoD Spending on Algae Fuel Over Troops
March 19, 2014 Cruz: Reverse Obama's Disastrous Missile Defense Policies to Keep Putin in Check
March 7, 2014 The News with Sen. Cruz
Jan. 29, 2014 Cruz: President Obama Dodged Our Questions
Jan. 22, 2014 Five Questions: The President Should Hold His Administration Accountable to the American People
Jan. 16, 2014 Honolulu Star-Adviser - Senate Passes Budget Bill with Hundreds of Millions for Hawaii
Jan. 16, 2014 Sen. Cruz: Chilling SSCI Report Concludes Benghazi Attacks Preventable; Families of Victims Deserve the Truth
Dec. 20, 2013 Cruz Statement on The Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2013
Dec. 20, 2013 Sen. Cruz: There are Bipartisan Achievements in NDAA Bill We Can be Proud Of
Dec. 19, 2013 Cruz: NDAA Does Not Ensure our Most Basic Rights as American Citizens are Protected
Dec. 12, 2013 Cruz: Budget Deal Moves in the Wrong Direction
Nov. 19, 2013 Sen. Cruz: Families of Those Killed at Benghazi Deserve Answers
Nov. 7, 2013 Cruz Proposes Bill to Offer Reward on Benghazi Terrorists
Nov. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Joined by Survivors, Retired General, Advocates Kick Off Final Two-Week Push For Creating an Independent Military Justice System - Defense Bill Expected on The Floor Before Thanksgiving
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Pressure on Iran
Sept. 18, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Sept. 12, 2013 Democrats Block Cruz Resolution to Create Joint Select Committee to Investigate Benghazi Attacks
Sept. 10, 2013 Newsletter: The News with Sen. Cruz - September 10, 2013
June 24, 2013 Freedom Minute: Promoting Peace Through Strength
June 17, 2013 Sen. Cruz: Domestic Bases Should Be Priority
June 17, 2013 Sen. Cruz Fights for Religious Freedom, Domestic Military Bases, Strong National Missile Defense
April 9, 2013 Newsletter: The News with Sen. Cruz - April 9, 2013
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 7, 2013 Cruz, Paul Introduce Bill to Prohibit Drone Killings of U.S. Citizens
March 6, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request - Executive Calendar
March 6, 2013 Brennan Nomination
Feb. 28, 2013 U.S. Sen. Cruz Statement on Today's Sequester Votes
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Withdraw Hagel Nomination
Feb. 14, 2013 U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz Statement on Hagel Vote
Feb. 1, 2013 Politico - Chuck Hagel's confirmation-day conversion
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Jan. 20, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Jan. 7, 2013 USA Today - Why I expect to oppose Hagel
Jan. 7, 2013 U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz Statement on Hagel Nomination
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