Cruz’s Popularity Soars With Tea Party While Souring in Congress

Cruz’s Popularity Soars With Tea Party While Souring in Congress

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Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, speaks to the media at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 16, 2013. The bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Senate reached an agreement to end the fiscal impasse and to increase U.S. borrowing authority and McConnell said they want to pass the deal today.