Cruz Back In Texas, Fresh Off Gov't Shutdown Fight U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is back in Texas where his political star is still rising — even if his helping lead the government shutdown fight may have hurt him nationally.
Even Amid Furloughs, Some Texans Cheer Cruz Thanks to Texas' new senator, Dale Huls is out of a job — at least for now. Yet Huls has never been prouder that he voted for him.
Cole Urges Compromise, Calls Shutdown 'Mistake'Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Tom Cole is calling on Democrats to support delaying part of the health care overhaul so a budget can be passed to stop the partial government shutdown.
Government Shutdown Affects Thousands In Texas Thousands of federal workers in Texas are set to begin furloughs after Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown.