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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Tea Party Plans To Abandon GOP Stars

As many Tea Party stars seek re-election next year and Florida Sen. Rubio considers a 2016 presidential run, conservative activists are finding themselves at a crossroads.

08/05/2013

2 DFW Conservative Groups Targeted By IRS

At least two North Texas conservative groups are among those that say they were singled out when requesting tax exempt status from the IRS.

05/14/2013

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FreedomWorks Sponsors Texas School Choice Rally

The national conservative group FreedomWorks is sponsoring a school choice rally at the state Capitol.

04/27/2013

George P. Bush speaks on night two of the Republican National Convention August 31, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

George P. Bush Takes Stage At Denton County GOP Fundraiser

The nephew of former President George W. Bush headlined a local North Texas Republican fundraiser Satuday night — along with one of the state’s most strident conservative voices.

03/09/2013

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

Governor Rick Perry (credit: cott Eells-Pool/Getty Images)

Perry Promises To Embrace Tea Party Values

Gov. Rick Perry promised to further embrace tea party values, beat back government spending at every turn and fiercely oppose abortion — while keeping an eye on rising political stars.

01/09/2013

New York And New Jersey Continue To Recover From Superstorm Sandy

Republican Party Seems As Divided, Angry As Ever

The Republican Party seems as divided and angry as ever. Infighting has penetrated the highest levels of the House GOP leadership.

01/07/2013

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Ted Cruz Sworn In As Texas’ New Senator

Texas’ new Senator Ted Cruz became the center of attention from Republicans and the Tea Party long before today’s swearing-in.

CBS 11–01/03/2013

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Cruz To Be Sworn In As U.S. Senator

Ted Cruz will be sworn in Thursday as the first Hispanic to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. Cruz is more fiercely conservative than U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.

01/03/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry listens to Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty as he addresses a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry To Speak At North Texas Tea Party Meeting

Governor Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run.

12/17/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

Former U.S. Representative Dick Armey speaks at a Tea Party panel discussion at the 2010 New Yorker Festival at DGA Theater on October 2, 2010 in New York City. (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images the New Yorker)

Former Tea Party Leader Blames GOP For Setbacks

The former leader of a tea party group says the Republican Party and stupid statements by some candidates are to blame for the GOP’s losses in last month’s congressional elections.

12/10/2012

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