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Senator Ted Cruz

US Senator Ted Cruz(R-TX) and his wife Heidi  (Photo Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Dinner With Ted And Heidi Cruz? That Will Cost $500K

Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign is asking top allies to collect at least $500,000 each from their circle of friends and colleagues and is promising those elite fundraisers coveted access.

04/13/2015

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) kisses his daughter Caroline Cruz before walking onstage to speak at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy on March 23, 2015. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Tea Party, Republicans, & Democrats React To Cruz’s White House Bid

Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first candidate to declare he’s running for President in 2016. He reached out to a coalition of Tea Party and religious conservatives at Liberty University, the nation’s largest Christian university.

03/23/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) waits for an elevator off the Senate floor at the US Capitol, on December 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate worked through the night debating President Obama's Circuit Court nominations. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz’s Moves On Spending Bill Roil Republicans

The Texas freshman infuriated several GOP colleagues with an attempt to force a vote on the President’s executive actions on immigration.

CBS 11–12/14/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) waits for an elevator off the Senate floor at the US Capitol, on December 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate worked through the night debating President Obama's Circuit Court nominations. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Among Speakers At National Anthem Commemoration

Ted Cruz, among conservative leaders marking US anthem from NC church

CBS 11–09/14/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz, Abbott: Obama To Blame For Flood Of Minors

Texas Republican leaders Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott are ramping up criticism of President Barack Obama for more than 52,000 unaccompanied minors who have poured across the southwestern border of the U.S. in recent months.

06/23/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Formally Renounces Canadian Citizenship

Canada-born U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has renounced his birth country’s citizenship, making good on his promise to do so from last summer.

06/10/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Cruz Wins Presidential Straw Poll At GOP Summit

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana.

05/31/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cruz Makes 2nd Border Visit As US Senator

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is making just his second visit to the 1,200-mile Texas-Mexico border since taking office nearly 16 months ago.

04/17/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Raises $890,000 In Year’s 1st Quarter

The tea party darling and possible presidential hopeful has now raised more than $5 million since taking office in January 2013. He has about $2 million in cash on-hand.

04/16/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded At Fort Hood

Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they’ve visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.

CBS 11–04/04/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz Themed Coloring Book Selling Fast

He’s known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now children of all ages can color-in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.

12/12/2013

Pope Francis leaves after he conferred the Episcopal Ordination to Vatican Governorate Secretary General, Fernando Vergez Alzaga of Spain at the end of a ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on November 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS        (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Is Time’s Person of the Year, Texas Senator Makes Top Five

Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.

12/11/2013

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