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Cruz Skipped Vote Draws Paul's Ire

Paul was not at the State of the Union (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

With public viewership of the State of the Union address in decline, members of Congress are following suit — and criticizing each other for missing votes.  

Of the four members of Congress running for president, only two showed up. While Sens. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., were in attendance — and a part of the welcoming committee — Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Rand Paul, R-Ky., skipped the speech.