Cruz rented his email list to Trump months before endorsing him

Sep 26, 2016
Politico found Cruz was making money off his rival even as he pointedly declined to endorse him.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the Freedom Summit on May 9, 2015 in Greenville, South Carolina.
Richard Ellis/Getty Images

California makes an expensive primary appearance

by
Apr 29, 2016
At this point in the campaign season, the nominations are usually locked up.
US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz greets supporters during a rally at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center on April 11, 2016 in San Diego, California.
BILL WECHTER/AFP/Getty Images

The presidential candidate tax return tally

Apr 15, 2016
Amid pressure, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders vows to finally release his tax returns to the public. Here’s a count of who has — and hasn’t — been transparent about their filings.
Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) debate during the CNN Democratic Presidential Primary Debate at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard on April 14, 2016 in New York City. The candidates are debating ahead of the New York primary to be held April 19.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Ted Cruz wins Iowa despite corn ethanol opposition

Feb 2, 2016
It's a boon to the Iowa economy, but there's growing opposition to the bio fuel.
People cheers as Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is declared the winner at the caucus night gathering at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

You’ve got questions. We help you answer them.

Support nonprofit, independent journalism that makes you smarter.

The bookstore primaries

Apr 23, 2015
Candidates release books around election season to frame coverage, not make money.

Ted Cruz is Obamacare's latest customer

Mar 24, 2015
With his wife on leave, the family had lost its health care.

The numbers for November 10, 2014

Nov 10, 2014
Sesame Street, ACA round two, and President Obama speaks on net neutrality.