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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:

Jul 10 2020 - 1:29 PM

VIDEO: We Will Defend America Against Violent Anarchists

Jul 10 2020 - 1:26 PM

We Will Defend America Against Violent Anarchists

Latest Votes:

Jul 2 2020

Voted Yes On the Cloture Motion on PN1726

Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget

Jul 2 2020

Voted Yes On the Motion to Table on S4049

To withdraw all United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan.

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $35,409,077
Individual $29,234,222
PAC & SuperPac $1,281,824
Disbursements: $39,458,810
Individual Refunds $178,714
Committee Refunds $6,000
Debts Owed $10,000
Cash on Hand $157,959

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Recently Sponsored Bills:

s4119 - Jul 1 2020

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

s4101 - Jun 30 2020

A bill to expand the payment of principal, interest, and fees for certain disaster loans under the CARES Act, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3993 - Jun 17 2020

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

s3992 - Jun 17 2020

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to provide that certain chambers of commerce and destination marketing organizations are eligible for loans under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3966 - Jun 16 2020

A bill to provide a tax credit to businesses that provide testing for COVID-19 to their employees.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3927 - Jun 9 2020

A bill to establish a 90-day limit to file a petition for judicial review of a permit, license, or approval for a highway or public transportation project, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3926 - Jun 9 2020

A bill to amend the FAST Act to improve the Federal permitting process, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3897 - Jun 4 2020

A bill to clarify and expand sanctions applicable with respect to the construction of the Nord Stream 2 or TurkStream pipeline projects.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
4

s3769 - May 19 2020

A bill to allow States to approve the use of diagnostic tests during a public health emergency.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3722 - May 13 2020

A bill to authorize funding for a bilateral cooperative program with Israel for the development of health technologies with a focus on combating COVID-19.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
7

s3726 - May 13 2020

A bill to recruit qualified foreign nationals residing in the United States to provide healthcare during a public health emergency at healthcare facilities operated by the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, or the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres570 - May 12 2020

A resolution opposing and condemning the potential prosecution of United States and Israeli nationals by the International Criminal Court.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3694 - May 12 2020

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently allow a tax deduction at the time an investment is made in property used to extract critical minerals and metals from the United States, to modify the prohibition on the acquisition of certain sensitive materials from non-allied foreign nations, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3691 - May 12 2020

A bill to prohibit the provision of United States Government assistance to any Lebanese government that is influenced or controlled by Hezbollah.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
0

s3545 - Mar 19 2020

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

s3546 - Mar 19 2020

A bill to waive high deductible health plan requirements for health savings accounts.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s3547 - Mar 19 2020

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive limitations on expansion of facility capacity under rural provider and hospital exception to ownership or investment prohibition during coronavirus 2020 emergency period.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
4

s3401 - Mar 5 2020

A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to replace the windfall elimination provision with a formula equalizing benefits for certain individuals with noncovered employment, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres525 - Mar 2 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase political and economic pressure on the government of Daniel Ortega.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
6

sres525 - Mar 2 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase political and economic pressure on the government of Daniel Ortega.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres525 - Mar 2 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase political and economic pressure on the government of Daniel Ortega.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
5

sres525 - Mar 2 2020

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase political and economic pressure on the government of Daniel Ortega.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
5

s3310 - Feb 13 2020

A bill to permit visiting dignitaries and service members from Taiwan to display the flag of the Republic of China.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
8

sres466 - Jan 9 2020

A resolution honoring the members of the Armed Forces and the intelligence community of the United States who carried out the mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
43

s3003 - Dec 10 2019

A bill to provide requirements for the appropriate Federal banking agencies when requesting or ordering a depository institution to terminate a specific customer account, to provide for additional requirements related to subpoenas issued under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
9

s2930 - Nov 21 2019

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
4

s2874 - Nov 14 2019

A bill to terminate certain waivers of sanctions with respect to Iran issued in connection with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2800 - Nov 6 2019

A bill to authorize programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
3

s2800 - Nov 6 2019

A bill to authorize programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
3

sres388 - Oct 30 2019

A resolution calling for the withdrawal of the United States from the Open Skies Treaty, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres388 - Oct 30 2019

A resolution calling for the withdrawal of the United States from the Open Skies Treaty, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2161 - Jul 18 2019

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

s1886 - Jun 18 2019

A bill to restrict security assistance to Lebanon, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1771 - Jun 11 2019

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to establish the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space, and for other purposes.

Senate Armed Services Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1701 - Jun 3 2019

A bill to address foreign threats to higher education in the United States.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
0

s1586 - May 22 2019

A bill to abolish the Federal Insurance Office of the Department of the Treasury, and for other purposes.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
2

s1335 - May 6 2019

A bill to eliminate the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
6

sres188 - May 2 2019

A resolution encouraging a swift transfer of power by the military to a civilian-led political authority in the Republic of the Sudan, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
19

sres189 - May 2 2019

A resolution condemning all forms of antisemitism.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
43

sres188 - May 2 2019

A resolution encouraging a swift transfer of power by the military to a civilian-led political authority in the Republic of the Sudan, and for other purposes.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Cosponsors
19