Sen. Ted Cruz to Discuss Partial Government Shutdown on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will join Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins today on his daily radio show, Washington Watch, at 5:42 p.m. Eastern. They will discuss the latest news about the ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government. Visit to listen.

Sen. Cruz will be among those speaking at Family Research Council Action's (FRC Action) 2013 Values Voter Summit (VVS), held October 11-13 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. 

The eighth annual summit, which is expected to draw grassroots activists from across the country, will have a speaker line-up that also includes Senators Cruz, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Tim Scott, as well as former Sen. Rick Santorum and Reps. Paul Ryan, Michele Bachmann, Jim Bridenstine, Louie Gohmert, Jim Jordan and Steve Scalise, along with former Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Rep. Allen West and commentators Mark Levin and Glenn Beck. For a full list of confirmed and invited speakers, visit

The summit will also feature a straw poll of likely and potential GOP candidates for the 2016 presidential race. The straw poll's results will be announced at a press conference on the afternoon of Saturday, October 12.


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