Losing ground elsewhere across the country, the tea party emerged from Tuesday’s Texas primary runoffs mightier than ever in the nation’s biggest conservative stronghold.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has been one of the most powerful figures in Texas. But he could be ousted on Tuesday by GOP voters who appear ready to steer even further right.
For all the talk of Texas growing more and more competitive for Democrats in 2016 and beyond, GOP voters are poised to make a harder turn right in Tuesday’s runoff elections.
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.
While giving a foreign policy speech sponsored by various groups at the University of Texas, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Tuesday that terrorists training in ungoverned swaths of Syria could “soon” attack American interests around the world.
Analysts say despite persistent attacks against it, the Tea Party here in Texas flexed its political muscle in the state primary Tuesday.
Republican Congressman Pete Sessions of Dallas is in a primary fight with local Tea Party leader Katrina Pierson that’s made national headlines.
The sniping between establishment Republicans and tea partyers resumed Thursday as Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse his state’s senior senator in next week’s Republican primary.
A new poll shows that U.S. Senator Ted Cruz would beat out Governor Rick Perry, Congressman Paul Ryan and Senator Marco Rubio in a Republican Presidential Primary in Texas.
A speech given by Senator Ted Cruz’s father last fall is making headlines now.
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.
Ted Cruz and Mike Lee are the odd men out in the Senate — to both Republicans and Democrats. The GOP’s frustration with the tea party conservatives was on full display Thursday.