Sen. Ted Cruz

Both Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Sen. Ted Cruz doubled down on false narratives about gun reform while passing the buck once again. 

In the fight to get Jeff Sessions confirmed as attorney general, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulled his very own race card, saying opposing Democrats were the party of the Ku Klux Klan.

Though full of zingers, one-liners, fireworks, fiery rhetoric, and vitriol, Martin and his panel sought to make sense and find substance in the previous night's political slugfest.

Fox Business Network and The Wall Street Journal will host the fourth debate live in Milwaukee with eight candidates at 9 p.m. ET.

The 2016 presidential campaign is about to kick into high gear. Thursday night in Cleveland, Ohio, Fox News will air the first Republican presidential candidate debates. The primetime debate at 9 pm ET/ 8 pm CT will feature the top ten candidates who want to capture the party’s nomination and vie for the White House […]

In hollow pandering of the usual kind, Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said on Wednesday that President Barack Obama had “inflamed racial tensions” during his time in office, yet could not provide one example of how. CNN reports that the Texas senator said Obama fell short on leading on race issues during his two-term presidency while speaking […]

Singer John Legend is known for lending his voice to social issues and for his latest, he’s trying to tackle mass incarceration. The Ohio-bred crooner has launched a campaign to address the criminal justice system. “We have a serious problem with incarceration in this country,” he said during a recent interview. “It’s destroying families, it’s destroying […]

Only in the mind of birthers would it make sense for a foreign-born white man to suggest that an American-born black president somehow doesn’t belong here. Apparently that’s reasonable in the mind of Republican Senator Ted Cruz‘s father, Rafael Cruz. As reported, Pastor Rafael Cruz told a North Texas Tea Party gathering in September 2012 that, […]

What went wrong for Republicans in their recent showdown with the president and Democrats over the debt ceiling and funding the government? “We picked the wrong time to go to battle. I think that is the overall sentiment from a lot of GOPers,” said Noelle Nikpour, a GOP strategist, to Roland Martin. She added, regarding Tea […]

Roland Martin finds it funny that the Tea Party has not questioned Sen. Ted Cruz’s citizenship, even though the Texas lawmaker, who has an American-born mother, was born in Canada.  Today on “NewsOne Now,” callers weighed in on a double standard when it comes to President Barack Obama’s citizenship. Noted  Martin: I think it is utterly hilarious […]