Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) leaves the Senate Chamber after his 21 plus hour speech that started on September 24, and ended on September 25, 2013. Sen. Cruz is leading the effort in the Senate to defund Obamacare.
Crédits : Douglas Graham
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) stands on stage while speaking to a crowd gathered at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Cruz officially announced his 2016 presidential campaign for the President of the United States during the event.
Crédits : Mark Wilson
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (L) and Texas Governor Rick Perry speak to the media during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. The investigation continues into why Lopez did the shooting on the base.
Crédits : Joe Raedle
Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the Freedom Summit on May 9, 2015 in Greenville, South Carolina. Cruz joined eleven other potential candidates in addressing the event hosted by conservative group Citizens United.
Crédits : Richard Ellis
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), speaks at the 2013 Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council, on October 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. The summit, which goes for three days, is attended by a number of Republican senators and high profile conservative voices in American politics.
Crédits : Andrew Burton
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the 2015 Alfred K. Whitehead Legislative Conference and Presidential Forum March 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. Prospective 2016 presidential candidates from both political parties participated in the presidential forum during the conference which hosted by the International Association of Fire Fighters.
Crédits : Alex Wong
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leaders of the Republican Party spoke at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference which hosted 1,500 delegates from across the country.