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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cruz Makes 2nd Border Visit As US Senator

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is making just his second visit to the 1,200-mile Texas-Mexico border since taking office nearly 16 months ago.

04/17/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz Raises $890,000 In Year’s 1st Quarter

The tea party darling and possible presidential hopeful has now raised more than $5 million since taking office in January 2013. He has about $2 million in cash on-hand.

04/16/2014

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Perry, Cruz Visit Wounded At Fort Hood

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.

CBS 11–04/04/2014

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Ted Cruz Themed Coloring Book Selling Fast

He’s known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now children of all ages can color-in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.

12/12/2013

Pope Francis leaves after he conferred the Episcopal Ordination to Vatican Governorate Secretary General, Fernando Vergez Alzaga of Spain at the end of a ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on November 15, 2013. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS        (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Is Time’s Person of the Year, Texas Senator Makes Top Five

Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.

12/11/2013

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Sen. Cruz’s Father Said President Should Go Back To Africa

A speech given by Senator Ted Cruz’s father last fall is making headlines now.

10/31/2013

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Watch The Entire CBS 11 Excusive Sen. Ted Cruz Interview

CBS 11 News reporter Jack Fink sat down with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz on October 22, 2013. It was a lengthy interview that Cruz granted exclusively to CBS 11 News. Watch the entire interview as it was conducted.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2013

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)

TX Sen. Cornyn Emphasizes Republican Unity After Budget Fight

Texas’ senior U.S. Senator John Cornyn emphasized Republican unity after a bruising fight within the party during the recent budget battle on Capitol Hill saying ‘Republicans are stronger when we are unified.’

10/23/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Exclusive: Sen. Ted Cruz Talks About Obamacare, Threats Against His Family

CBS 11 Exclusive: Senator Ted Cruz talks about Obamacare, his battle with fellow Republicans and the threats made against his family.

10/23/2013

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)

Former Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison Opens Up About Partial Government Shutdown

Democrats and some Republicans in Congress blame Texas Senator Ted Cruz and his effort to defund Obamacare for the 16 day partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

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

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cruz Vows To Speak Till He Can’t Against Obamacare

Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz says he will speak until he’s no longer able to stand in opposition to President Barack Obama’s health care law.

09/24/2013

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