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Congressman Ted Cruz from Texas

Profile for Senator Ted Cruz from Texas

Congressman Ted  Cruz
Republican
Next Election: 2024
Ted Cruz
Texas
202-224-5922

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Latest Announcements:

Oct 1 2021 - 10:42 AM

Sens. Cruz, Menendez, Colleagues Send Bipartisan Letter to Expand Sanctions on Nicaragua to Include Daniel Ortega

Sep 30 2021 - 10:45 AM

Sen. Cruz on Biden Judicial Nominee Rachael Rollins: 'Anyone Who Reads This Document Knows Exactly What Kind of Radical This Prosecutor is'

Latest Votes:

Oct 7 2021

Voted No On the Cloture Motion on PN566

Gustavo A. Gelpi, of Puerto Rico, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit

Oct 7 2021

Voted No On the Motion on S1301

A bill to provide for the publication by the Secretary of Health and Human Services of physical activity recommendations for Americans.

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $13,659,655
Individual $12,064,513
PAC & SuperPac $236,850
Disbursements: $9,222,612
Individual Refunds $68,808
Committee Refunds $1,500
Debts Owed $10,000
Cash on Hand $4,595,002

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

s2978 - Oct 7 2021

A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to consider certain transactions related to precious metals for purposes of identifying jurisdictions of primary money laundering concern, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2839 - Sep 23 2021

A bill to provide an additional $1,000,000,000 for the Government of Israel to procure the Iron Dome defense system to counter short-range rocket threats, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s2686 - Aug 9 2021

A bill to prohibit vaccination mandates for COVID-19.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2685 - Aug 9 2021

A bill to terminate any existing mask mandates imposed by the Federal Government, to prevent the implementation of new mask mandates, to preserve individual liberty, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2611 - Aug 4 2021

A bill to designate high priority corridors on the National Highway System, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2374 - Jul 15 2021

A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and Sayyud Ebrahim Raisol-Sadati, who was elected president of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the 2021 presidential election.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
16

s2376 - Jul 15 2021

A bill to ensure the parental guardianship rights of cadets and midshipmen consistent with individual and academic responsibilities, and for other purposes.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2331 - Jul 13 2021

A bill to temporarily suspend the admissibility of certain persons traveling from countries that currently have a moderate or higher level COVID-19 transmission.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
6

sres290 - Jun 24 2021

A resolution encouraging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to review and update its guidance relating to mask wearing in confined places.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres290 - Jun 24 2021

A resolution encouraging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to review and update its guidance relating to mask wearing in confined places.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres290 - Jun 24 2021

A resolution encouraging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to review and update its guidance relating to mask wearing in confined places.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres271 - Jun 15 2021

A resolution affirming that the United States supports the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum and the Eastern Mediterranean gas pipeline.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres271 - Jun 15 2021

A resolution affirming that the United States supports the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum and the Eastern Mediterranean gas pipeline.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2045 - Jun 14 2021

A bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2045 - Jun 14 2021

A bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2045 - Jun 14 2021

A bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2045 - Jun 14 2021

A bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

s2045 - Jun 14 2021

A bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

sres237 - May 25 2021

A resolution approving of the sales of defense items to Israel notified to Congress on May 5, 2021.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
6

sres237 - May 25 2021

A resolution approving of the sales of defense items to Israel notified to Congress on May 5, 2021.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
6

s1722 - May 19 2021

A bill to amend section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to ensure that efforts to engage in espionage or technology transfer are considered in visa issuance, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1641 - May 13 2021

A bill to prohibit rescinding the recognition of Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
14

s1417 - Apr 28 2021

A bill to establish a Venezuela Reconstruction Fund, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1090 - Apr 13 2021

A bill to eliminate the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
4

s960 - Mar 24 2021

A bill to provide for proper treatment of Taiwan government representatives.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
8

s929 - Mar 23 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that the 2021 recovery rebates as provided for in the American Rescue Plan Act are not provided to prison inmates convicted of murder and that such sums shall be redirected to the Department of Justice to be paid out in the form of restitution to compensate victims of crime.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s928 - Mar 23 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that the 2021 recovery rebates as provided for in the American Rescue Plan Act are not provided to prison inmates and that such sums shall be redirected to the Department of Justice to be paid out in the form of restitution to compensate victims of crime.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s931 - Mar 23 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that the 2021 recovery rebates as provided for in the American Rescue Plan Act are not provided to prison inmates convicted of child sex abuse and that such sums shall be redirected to the Department of Justice to be paid out in the form of restitution to compensate victims of crime.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s890 - Mar 22 2021

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties for individuals who illegally reenter the United States after being removed, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s276 - Feb 8 2021

A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to include a prohibition on the listing of a living nonnative species as a threatened species or an endangered species, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

s277 - Feb 8 2021

A bill to exempt from the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers between any of the States of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
1

s153 - Feb 2 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve health savings accounts, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s154 - Feb 2 2021

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for reciprocal marketing approval of certain drugs, biological products, and devices that are authorized to be lawfully marketed abroad, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
2

s155 - Feb 2 2021

A bill to permit a licensed health care provider to provide health care services to individuals in one or more States in which the provider is not licensed.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
1

s44 - Jan 26 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit kindergarten through grade 12 educational expenses to be paid from a 529 account.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
6

s43 - Jan 26 2021

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish tax credits to encourage individual and corporate taxpayers to contribute to scholarships for students through eligible scholarship-granting organizations and eligible workforce training organizations, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
8

s45 - Jan 26 2021

A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to strengthen school security.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

s5006 - Dec 10 2020

A bill to provide for the repatriation to the United States for historical and educational purposes of military decorations, medals, and related items that are located outside the United States, to provide for the imposition of sanctions in connection with trade in military medals and decorations, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s4939 - Dec 1 2020

A bill to require the Secretary of State to submit a report to Congress on the designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
3

s4805 - Oct 19 2020

A bill to create a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Cosponsors
7