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Ted Cruz - Obama blocks visa for Iran\'s U.N. ambassador

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Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador

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WASHINGTON -- President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States. The measure is the first substantial bill from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican presidential hopeful, to become law. It says the president can deny admission to any diplomat who “has been engaged in terrorist activity against the United States or its allies and may pose a threat to U.S. national security interests.

Obama blocks visa for Iran\'s U.N. ambassador

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Obama blocks visa for Iran's U.N. ambassador

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WASHINGTON -- President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States. The measure is the first substantial bill from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican presidential hopeful, to become law. It says the president can deny admission to any diplomat who “has been engaged in terrorist activity against the United States or its allies and may pose a threat to U.S. national security interests.

Republican Gov. Susana Martinez Has a Foul Mouth and Isn\'t Big on Facts. She Could Be President.

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Republican Gov. Susana Martinez Has a Foul Mouth and Isn't Big on Facts. She Could Be President.

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Gov. Susana Martinez of New Mexico gave a great speech at the 2012 GOP convention.Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images While most of the media coverage of 2016 GOP presidential contenders has been focused on Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and lately Jeb Bush, Gov. Susana Martinez is a sleeper candidate to watch.

Sen. Ted Cruz: Too early to worry about 2016

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.Cruz is visiting South Carolina, which hosts the first GOP presidential primary in the South. While considered a presidential contender, he won't say if or when he might make a decision on a race.

Ted Cruz Says It\'s Too Early To Worry About 2016

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Ted Cruz Says It's Too Early To Worry About 2016

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.Cruz is visiting South Carolina, which hosts the first GOP presidential primary in the South. While considered a presidential contender, he won't say if or when he might make a decision on a race.

The GOP\'s Jeb Bush Flirtation Is a Big Rebuke of the GOP

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The GOP's Jeb Bush Flirtation Is a Big Rebuke of the GOP

newrepublic.com2014-04-15 01:48:06Cache

Jeb Bush is having his moment.The Republican party's presidential primary is taking shape, and everyone in the media wants to know where the former governor of Florida stands on issues, and what he thinks of other likely contenders. Sometimes this goes well for him. Other times he refers to illegal immigration as "an act of love" and Ted Cruz goes like thisBut the Bush bubble isn't a media creation.

Making Iran’s UN Envoy a Wedge Issue

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Making Iran’s UN Envoy a Wedge Issue

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America’s neocons and their allies want an escalating confrontation with Iran, not a negotiated solution to the nuclear issue. So they seek out hot buttons to anger Iran and make President Obama’s job harder, such as blocking Iran’s choice of UN ambassador, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul R. Pillar The Obama administration has to perform a balancing act in handling the Iran account.

WashPost on Ted Cruz's Iran Bill: One Reporter Impressed, Another Refuses to Acknowledge He Did Anything

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On Thursday, Washington Post reporter Ed O’Keefe blogged: “An incredible thing happened this week: A bill written by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) has passed Congress.” It was a bill designed to block entry into the country for Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations, who aided the radical Iranians who held Americans hostage for 444 days in 1979 and 1980.On Saturday, the Post put the controversy on page one and played “Hide the Ted.

U.S. Senators Back Buttressing Ukraine\'s Currency

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U.S. Senators Back Buttressing Ukraine's Currency

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Two Republican senators want Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to consider bolstering Ukraine's currency to limit the country's sensitivity to external factors, including military and financial moves by Russia. In a letter to Mr. Lew, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas say they oppose any moves for Ukraine to further devalue its...

Jeb Bush\'s Immigration Heresy

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Jeb Bush's Immigration Heresy

wsj.com2014-04-08 23:46:42Cache

For a party that has lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, the GOP sure seems eager to banish people from its potential candidate ranks. First Senator Marco Rubio was expelled from impolite conservative company, then Rep. Paul Ryan came in for abuse, and now former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is being whipped for breaking from the anti-immigration orthodoxy on the right. In a Sunday interview Mr.

Judge Your 2016 Candidate Book by Its Cover

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Judge Your 2016 Candidate Book by Its Cover

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Want to run for president? You better write a book first, as every 2016 hopeful quite obviously knows. Books can be a useful tool for presidential contenders, even in the digital age.  And they can be a lucrative endeavor, though some more than others; Rep. Paul Ryan didn't get a dime for his upcoming book, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz just signed a book deal with HarperCollins for an estimated $1.5 million.