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The U.S. Capitol building stands prior to U.S. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 24, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Davis Endorses Alameel In Senate Primary

Sen. Wendy Davis has endorsed Dallas dentist David Alameel in the Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate. He is one of five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination.

01/13/2014

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

Cornyn Says GOP Needs To “Actually Govern”

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is calling for big-tent inclusiveness among Republicans, and suggesting that his party needs to be the “responsible adults in the room and actually govern.”

11/15/2013

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Cornyn Hopes “Scary” Ad Will Help Texas Republicans

One of the latest pushes by Senator John Cornyn’s “Keep Texas Red” campaign involves a very dark photo of the nation’s top Democratic leaders… literally.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2013

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Cornyn Lauds Cruz But Won’t Support Gov’t Shutdown

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is congratulating his Texas colleague Ted Cruz for a “remarkable 21-hour performance.” But he still says he can’t support provoking a government shutdown to halt funding for Obamacare.

09/25/2013

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bill Would Reclassify Fort Hood Attack

Sen. John Cornyn and Sen. Ted Cruz have introduced a bill to reclassify the 2009 Fort Hood shooting as an act of terror and provide more benefits for victims and their kin.

09/12/2013

A fallen soldiers memorial is seen in front of a podium at a November 10, 2009 service for the 13 victims of the Fort Hood shooting rampage. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

New Push To List Fort Hood Shooting As Terror

Victims and relatives of the 13 people killed in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood have protested that the government has categorized the shooting as workplace violence.

09/03/2013

Texas State Capitol

Texas Tea Party Stages Rally In Austin

Tea party activists are to rally at the Texas Capitol to urge Congress to withhold funding for the White House-backed health care law.

08/28/2013

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Perry, Cruz, Cornyn Join Forces On Medicaid

Texas’ top Republicans guns, Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, are teaming up to again oppose expanding Medicaid services in their state.

04/01/2013

A grouse rises from the heather. (credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Texas Senators Seek Delay In Grouse Decision

U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are asking federal wildlife officials to delay a decision on whether to enact protections for the lesser prairie chicken.

02/21/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to delegates at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference on April 9, 2010 in New Orleans. (credit: Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

Perry To Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank.

01/10/2013

Ted Cruz Sworn In

Cruz: Shutdown May Be Necessary

Just hours after he was sworn-in, Texas’ new Republican Senator Ted Cruz went on offense against president Obama and Democrats – who he says are reluctant to cut spending.

01/04/2013

Texas Senators John Cornyn (L) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R). (credit:CBSDFW.COM)

Texas Senators Hope To Avoid Going Over Fiscal Cliff

In one of their final joint appearances, Texas Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn said they hope to avoid going over the so-called “fiscal cliff”. The pair made their statements on Monday before 1,000 members of the Dallas Citizens Council.

CBS 11–12/10/2012

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