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Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry in calling on President Barack Obama to visit the Mexican border personally, with Cruz sending Obama actual directions to the border from Obama’s planned fundraiser stops in Austin and Dallas.   (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Formally Renounces Canadian Citizenship

Cruz was born in Alberta while his parents worked there in the oil business.

06/10/2014

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Texas GOP Endorses “Reparative Therapy” For Gays

The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called “reparative therapy” for gays, under a new platform given final approval.

06/07/2014

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson greets fans in the Duck Commander Compound at Texas Motor Speedway on April 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star: ‘If We Don’t Turn To God At A Pretty Rapid Clip, We’re Going To Lose The United States Of America’

Thousands of Republicans are looking at their rising stars ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

05/29/2014

File photo of voting booths. (credit: Getty Images)

Texas GOP Picks Sitton As Railroad Commissioner

Oil engineer Ryan Sitton has overcome a big deficit in the March primary to win a runoff for the Republican nomination for railroad commissioner.

05/27/2014

File photo of people voting. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Miller Wins GOP Nod For Agriculture Commissioner

Former lawmaker Sid Miller has won the Republican nomination for Texas agriculture commissioner after a runoff boosted by a rare endorsement from Gov. Rick Perry.

05/27/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Perry Throws Support Behind McConnell

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry comes to Kentucky, people like to remind him of Jim Bowie, the Kentucky native who died at the Alamo during the Texas Revolution.

03/16/2014

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, held off a Tea Party challenger to defend his seat in the November election. (Getty Images)

Cornyn Tops Stockman To Win GOP Primary

Senator Cornyn holds off Tea Party challenge from Rep. Steve Stockman.

03/05/2014

File photo of Barry Smitherman.  (credit: Aaron M. Sprecher/Getty Images)

AG Candidate Smitherman: Aborted Would Vote GOP

Texas attorney general hopeful Barry Smitherman turned some heads when he suggested this summer that many aborted fetuses might have voted Republican had they been born.

11/09/2013

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator Ted Cruz Holding Meetings Across Texas

Sen. Ted Cruz is touring the state this week holding meetings with Republican and tea party groups.

08/19/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, introduced legislation on Thursday to require Secretary of State John Kerry to offer up to $5 million in reward money for information regarding last year’s Benghazi, Libya attacks. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Draws Standing Ovation Denouncing ‘Obamacare’ At Summit

Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday continued his call for cutting off funding for President Barack Obama’s health care law and told conservative Christians that congressional lawmakers can’t be counted on to do it.

08/10/2013

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