Tea Party Conservatives

U.S. House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) pauses as he speaks during a news conference June 11, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Cantor announced that he will step down from his leadership position at the end of July after he had lost his Virginia primary to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

After Cantor’s Loss, 2 Texans Eyeing New House Leadership Roles

Texas Republicans Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling both have their eye on the soon-to-be open House Majority Leader position. Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he will resign his leadership post at the end of next month.

CBS 11–06/11/2014

Former Vice President Dick Cheney. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

CBS 11 Exclusive: Former VP Dick Cheney Talks Heart Disease & Politics

During an exclusive CBS 11 News interview former Vice-President Dick Cheney spoke openly about his battle with heart disease and didn’t hold back on his opinions about some political hot topics.

CBS 11–02/07/2014

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