Tea Party

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trump, Cruz To Hold Joint Event To Blast Iran Nuclear Deal

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are expected to headline a Capitol Hill rally against President Obama’s proposed nuclear agreement with Iran, both candidates confirmed Thursday.

08/28/2015

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Tea Party-Backed Turner Not Seeking Texas House Re-Election

The former NFL defensive end who led an unsuccessful tea party revolt against incumbent Texas House Speaker Joe Straus isn’t seeking another term in office.

06/26/2015

Tea Party Groups Hold Rally At Texas State Capitol

Texas Tea Party Conservatives Divided On A Myriad Of Issues

The right-leaning Texas Legislature is struggling to deliver on promises, saying they’re being torn in multiple directions while trying to represent a Tea Party-fueled base. From libertarians to “rock-ribbed Republicans,” there is a fracture over countless agendas.

06/21/2015

National Constitution Center Names Jeb Bush As New Chairman

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush Holds Fundraiser In Dallas

North Texas Republicans are rubbing elbows and raising money in Dallas Wednesday night for a potential White House run.

03/25/2015

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

Texas Senator Ted Cruz To Run For President

A senior campaign advisor tells me Texas Senator Ted Cruz will announce Monday he’s running for President in 2016.

CBS 11–03/22/2015

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Controversy Over Speakers At Texas Event To Combat ‘Islamophobia’

Julie Borik says she and other Garland Tea Party members are outraged after hearing about two speakers who will appear at an upcoming event to combat Islamophobia at the Curtis Culwell Center, which is owned by the Garland ISD.

CBS 11–01/09/2015

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Lt. Gov. Patrick: Nix In-State Tuition Law, Prosecutor Unit Funding

Patrick pledged hefty property and business tax cuts, as well pushing to scrap a popular 2001 Texas law offering in-state university tuition to the children of people who came to the U.S. illegally.

01/08/2015

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Senator Ted Cruz Leans Toward 2016 Presidential Run

Sen. Ted Cruz appears to be leaning toward a run for president in 2016.

08/30/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry speak to the media during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Perry, Cruz Speak At RedState Gathering In Fort Worth

Sounding more than ever like a 2016 presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for a national “rebellion” against a “power-hungry, oppressive” president.

08/08/2014

Protester holds sign outside of Judge Jenkins' house

Protesters Gather Outside Judge Clay Jenkins Home

Protesters gathered outside of Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins house Saturday morning.

07/26/2014

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House Republicans Offer Solutions To Border Crisis; Critics Blast Recommendations

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America who crossed into Texas are overwhelming Border Patrol Agents.

07/23/2014

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cruz Reports Raising $1.2M In Year’s 2nd Quarter

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he raised more than $1.2 million in the year’s second quarter, about 25 percent more than he received in the first three months of 2014.

07/17/2014

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