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Ted Cruz Sworn In

Cruz’s Tactics Boil Washington, But Impress Texas

Republican Ted Cruz is the newest troublemaker of the U.S. Senate, and his return to Texas this week was nothing short of a victory lap.

02/24/2013

Republican Candidates Campaign At Iowa State Fair

Perry: Abbott Won’t Challenge Me In 2014 Primary

Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that Attorney General Greg Abbott has agreed not to challenge him in the 2014 Republican primary if Perry chooses to seek re-election.

01/30/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) is sworn in during the public ceremony by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as First lady Michelle Obama, and daughters, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama look on. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Confrontation or Compromise For President Obama’s Second Term?

Will the President’s second term bring cooperation or confrontation between Democrats and Republicans?

CBS 11–01/21/2013

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

US Representative John Boehner of Ohio and re-nominated Speaker of the House, gives a thumbs-up as he walks on the floor of the US House of Representatives at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 3, 2013, during the opening session of the 113th US Congress. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

House Re-Elects Boehner As Speaker

The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner speaker. The Ohio lawmaker won a second, two-year term as leader with 220 votes, losing just a handful of votes in the Republican-controlled chamber.

01/03/2013

Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) speaks to her peers on January 21, 2009 at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hutchison Defends Conservative Record On Way Out

U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is defending her conservative record as leaves Washington after nearly two decades.

12/17/2012

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Bradley Says Numbers Too Great To Overcome In District 33 Race

Chuck Bradley had been running for the District 33 Congressional seat for the better part of 18 months, but he says the numbers were just too great to overcome.

11/06/2012

campaign volunteers

Campaign Volunteers Make Last Minute Push Before Election Day

Campaign volunteers were busy Monday night making phone calls and putting out yard signs.

CBS 11–11/05/2012

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Dallas Billboard Claims MLK Was A Republican

Martin Luther King Jr. was a pastor and civil rights pioneer. And two Dallas billboards claim he was a Republican too.

CBS 11–10/25/2012

GOP candidate for senate Ted Cruz accepting the 2012 republican nomination on July 31, 2012. (Courtesy: Ted Cruz for Senate)

Sadler Says Debate Will Expose Cruz’s Extremism

Is Texas’ U.S. Senate race even really a race? Or is it a foregone conclusion for Republican Ted Cruz?

10/01/2012

Texas Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Paul Sadler. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

State Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Skips DNC

One high profile Texas Democrat is skipping the Democratic National Convention to campaign for votes at home in the race for a U.S. Senate seat.

CBS 11–09/05/2012

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Political Conventions

Well, it’s that time again when thousands of people get together every four years to officially nominate a candidate for President and his or her running mate for Vice President.

08/23/2012

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