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Daily Caller Editor Compares Ted Cruz's Influence To

A senior editor with the conservative website The Daily Caller compared the Texas senator's influence on the Hagel confirmation to that of during General David Petraeus' 2007 report to Congress on the situation in Iraq.

Posted on February 20, 2013, at 10:38 a.m. ET

"I wouldn't take what Ted Cruz says as painting what the entire Republican caucus was saying just as I wouldn't say what did to General Petraeus in 2007—calling (him) "General (Betray Us)" in a big ad—as indicative of the entire Democratic party."

—Jamie Weinstien, Senior Editor, The Daily Caller