Ted Cruz

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A room with a view: the Twitter account that spent a year staring into people’s homes
As the pandemic forced us inside and online, Room Rater was one Twitter account giving doomscrollers a well-needed levity break. A year on, co-founder Claude Taylor explains how he plans to keep going

Morwenna Ferrier

08, Apr, 2021 @10:08 AM

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Republican senator Ted Cruz mocked for documentary-style trip to US-Mexico border
Texas lawmaker recounted his mission to shed light on what conservatives have dubbed an immigration crisis

Erum Salam

27, Mar, 2021 @8:32 PM

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Seth Meyers: Fox and Cruz intent on 'preserving their solemn right to be dicks to everyone'
Late-night hosts roast Ted Cruz’s refusal to wear a mask after requested by a reporter and recap Biden’s first press conference as president

Adrian Horton

26, Mar, 2021 @3:05 PM

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Democrats want 'illegal aliens and child molesters' to vote, Ted Cruz says – report
Texas senator tells rightwing group Republicans must block For the People Act or lose power for years

Martin Pengelly and agencies

20, Mar, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Biden visits disaster-hit Texas as Cruz basks in warmth of Florida right-fest
The president visited an emergency operations centre and a food bank as the Texas senator railed against the ‘hard left’ at the conservative CPAC event

David Smith in Washington

26, Feb, 2021 @11:32 PM

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'Shivering under a pile of six blankets, I finally lost it': my week in frozen Texas hell
February was the peak of my pandemic depression – and then came the ‘Arctic blast’

Erum Salam

26, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Don’t be assholes’: Ted Cruz criticizes press reports over his Cancún trip
Speaking on a podcast, Republican complains about how the press treated him and his family after flying to Mexico as Texas froze

Martin Pengelly in New York

23, Feb, 2021 @4:38 PM

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Republicans eye federal funds to help pay Texans’ exorbitant energy bills
State energy grid failed in deep freeze as reports spread of companies seeking to cash in

Martin Pengelly in New York and agencies

21, Feb, 2021 @10:10 PM

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Saturday Night Live: Regé-Jean Page hosts, cast use Cruz news for boos
The Cancún-fleeing Texas senator took it in the neck and deservedly so. The rest was uneven but, hallelujah – funny

Zach Vasquez

21, Feb, 2021 @12:12 PM

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The Observer view on triumph on Mars and tragedy in Texas | Observer editorial
As with space travel, co-operation is crucial in solving the country’s infrastructure problems

Observer editorial

21, Feb, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Texas freeze shows a chilling truth – how the rich use climate change to divide us | Robert Reich
The Lone Star State is aptly named. If you’re not part of the Republican oil elite with Cruz and Abbott, you’re on your own

Robert Reich

21, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Texas storm: Biden to declare major disaster to secure federal aid – as it happened
Biden says declaration could be signed this afternoon and would open up aid for immediate and long-term recovery efforts – follow all the latest news

Vivian Ho (now) and Daniel Strauss (earlier)

20, Feb, 2021 @1:03 AM

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