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  • Rand Paul: Plagiarism accusations just attacks from 'haters'

    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), facing accusations that he plagiarized Wikipedia entries in two speeches, claims critics are “making a mountain out of a molehill,” and that he credited the proper sources. While campaigning for Ken Cuccinelli, the...
  • Rachel Maddow a 'hater' in Wikipedia plagiarism flap, Rand Paul says

    Rachel Maddow a 'hater' in Wikipedia plagiarism flap, Rand Paul says
    Rachel Maddow is a "hater" who needs to stop nitpicking -- or so says Sen. Rand Paul. Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host, this week accused GOP leader Paul of making a speech that "totally plagiarized" the Wikipedia page for the sci-fi film "Gattaca."...
  • Ted Cruz in Iowa is shooting ducks in a barrel

    Sen. Ted Cruz was in Iowa last weekend to hunt pheasant and activists. He found both. He didn't fire into anyone's face (Dick Cheney), wear freshly pressed camouflage (John Kerry) or boast of shooting varmints (Mitt Romney). He had his own shotgun...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz emerges emboldened from Republican debacle

    Sen. Ted Cruz emerges emboldened from Republican debacle
    In the aftermath of the U.S. government shutdown and a close call with default, there is a political consensus among Democrats, many Republicans, establishment conservatives, business leaders and the inside-the-Beltway commentariat: Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Santa Switch" on Hallmark'

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Santa Switch" on Hallmark'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Blacklist Tom (Ryan Eggold)...
  • Kentucky's governor visits Capitol Hill to praise healthcare law

    Kentucky's governor visits Capitol Hill to praise healthcare law
    WASHINGTON — For congressional Democrats worried about the political toll Obamacare might take on their reelection chances next fall, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear delivered a surprising message Thursday. "You know what Democrats ought to run on...
  • Cruz makes his last stand

    Move over Rand Paul. Ted Cruz may be cruising to the biggest loss in his short career as a senator and surpass you as the pre-eminent conservative in Congress. The Texas Republican is threatening to outfilibuster his colleague from Kentucky, who last...
  • Obamacare protest: Ted Cruz to speak until 'no longer able to stand'

    Obamacare protest: Ted Cruz to speak until 'no longer able to stand'
    WASHINGTON – Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that  he will speak on the Senate floor “until I am no longer able to stand” in opposition to the president's healthcare law, making a symbolic stand to support a legislative strategy that is...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz digs in as shutdown looms

    Sen. Ted Cruz digs in as shutdown looms
    WASHINGTON — Three hours into his Senate speech-a-thon, Sen. Ted Cruz recalled that Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster criticizing U.S. drone policy was seen at first as "curious if not quixotic," but ultimately "transformed the debate." Cruz, a Texas...
  • Ted Cruz: From Obamacare to 'Star Wars' and 'Green Eggs and Ham'

    WASHINGTON -- Speaking for more than 18 hours, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was bound to hit upon some familiar points and retread old arguments in his fight to stop spending on the Affordable Care Act. But the sprawling nature of his speech, intermittently...
  • Ted Cruz is no Barack Obama [Blowback]

    Ted Cruz is no Barack Obama [Blowback]
    Dismissing comparisons of tea party Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to the infamous Joe McCarthy, Jonah Goldberg suggests in his column Tuesday that Cruz instead "might be the conservative Barack Obama." Goldberg then requests that readers "bear with me." Those...
  • Ted Cruz ends his speech -- the first of his 2016 presidential bid

    As a filibuster against Obamacare, it was a flop. But as the opening salvo in a presidential campaign, Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21-hour (more or less) talkathon Tuesday and Wednesday worked just fine. And that, after all, was the point of Cruz’s...