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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks to participate in a vote to end the debate in the Senate on a bill to raise the debt limit until March 2015 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 12, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Primary Sends Message Cruz, Tea Party Still Wield Considerable Influence

The first primary in what Republicans hope is a triumphant election year sent a message that U.S. Sen Ted Cruz and the Tea Party still wield considerable influence in one of the nation’s most conservative states.

03/05/2014

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry Likely To Announce If He’ll Seek Re-Election

Will he or won’t he? Gov. Rick Perry has invited friends and supporters to San Antonio and the country’s largest Caterpillar equipment dealership Monday afternoon to announce “exciting future plans.”

07/08/2013

File photo of Mitt Romney. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Romney To Clinch GOP Nomination With Texas Win

Mitt Romney is set to clinch the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night with a win in the Texas primary, a triumph of endurance for a candidate who came up short four years ago and had to fight hard this year as voters flirted with a carousel of GOP rivals.

05/29/2012