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Sen. Ted Cruz wants to block funds for Obama's immigration plan
Sen. Ted Cruz wants to block funds for Obama's immigration plan

Sen. Ted Cruz stood outside the Capitol on a dreary Wednesday, leading the charge against President Obama's immigration plan. But it was not entirely clear who was following him. The Texas Republican was imploring fellow GOP members to block money for Obama's immigration action as part of the upcoming legislative battle to fund the government by the Dec. 11 deadline or risk a federal shutdown. "What I'm urging my fellow Republicans to do is very, very simple," Cruz said, his speech punctuated by cheers from the modest crowd, including a man dressed in a Revolutionary period patriot outfit. "We will fund the operation of the federal government, but we...

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