Cruz vowed to filibuster the debt ceiling bill in the Senate in order to require a super majority to bring it to a vote -- which is just what the Republican leadership in the Senate did not want.
Watch Rachel Maddow Expose Sneaky Republicans Hiding Votes From Tea Party (Video)
February 18, 2014

Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

Rachel Maddow has exposed the lengths that Republicans will go to in order to keep their base from knowing that they have voted in a way that will upset the Tea party extremists within their ranks and done the job beautifully. She began by showing how Ted Cruz (R-TX), darling of the Tea party helped ...

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