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Rep. Randy Weber, T-Rep., says he witnessed the Texas Department of Public Safety seizing a jet ski that has been used as casual transportation for human traffickers, or coyotes, bringing illegal immigrants into the U.S. MARCOS MORENO/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Rep: DPS Seized Jet Ski Used To Bring Illegal Immigrants Into US

Rep. Randy Weber, T-Rep., says he witnessed the Texas Department of Public Safety seizing a jet ski that has been used as casual transportation for human traffickers, or coyotes, bringing illegal immigrants into the U.S.

07/26/2014

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)

Cruz Sends Obama Map With Directions From Fundraisers To Border Towns

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.

07/09/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘This Is An Absolute Humanitarian Catastrophe Waiting To Happen’

A surge of immigrant children pouring into Texas and across the southwest U.S. border brought Republican and Democratic leaders Monday to federal facilities across the state where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors are being held in temporary shelters.

06/24/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz. (credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Cruz: Immigrant Children Were Ordered By Human Traffickers To Cut Off Fingers, Ears Of Other Kids

Texas Republican leaders Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott are ramping up criticism of President Barack Obama for more than 52,000 unaccompanied minors who have poured across the southwestern border of the U.S. in recent months.

06/23/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Cruz, Perry To Visit Facilities Housing Illegal Immigrant Minors

Texas’ top conservative stars are getting first-hand looks at a surge of unaccompanied children caught crossing the border with Mexico illegally.

06/23/2014

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

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz: Many Republicans Run ‘Soviet-Style Campaigns’

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says many Republicans run “Soviet-style” campaigns.

06/02/2014

"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 Sen. Ted Cruz. (credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

US Sen. Cruz To Visit Ukraine

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will visit Ukraine this month and meet with leaders of the protest movement that forced out the country’s pro-Russian president.

05/13/2014

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

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