The prospect of a two-Texan presidential tilt is dominating political conversation in the state, even outshining a fiercely contested governor’s race — and starting to get noticed nationally. Perry’s preparations have long been obvious, while Cruz is working to raise his profile beyond just the far-right base and insert himself into the presidential conversation.
Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen Ted Cruz say they’ve visited with military personnel wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood that left four dead and 16 wounded.
The Texas affiliate of the National Education Association and other advocacy groups are staging a rally and march to issue failing grades to U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz on key social and educational issues.
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.
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.
Sen. Ted Cruz is touring the state this week holding meetings with Republican and tea party groups.
In just seven weeks on the job, the insurgent Republican elected with the tea party’s backing and bankroll has run afoul of GOP mainstays, prompted Democrats to compare his style to McCarthyism and has voted against nearly everything of significance that came before him.
Tea party darling Ted Cruz has been sworn in as U.S. senator and says his first order of business will be introducing a bill he knows will never pass.
Tea party favorite Ted Cruz will be sworn in Thursday as the first Hispanic to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate.
Mitt Romney’s victory in Texas wasn’t enough to put him over the top but Election Day was sweet for tea party favorite Ted Cruz, who trounced his Democratic opponent to become the state’s first Hispanic U.S. Senator.