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Surprises Likely In Texas Primary Races

A member of the Bush dynasty, a history-making feat, heavyweights trying to survive, and winter weather. Primary elections in Texas on Tuesday figure to be anything but ordinary.

03/04/2014

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

Cornyn Looks Safe In U.S. Senate Race

What could have been a tight primary now looks like a cakewalk for Sen. John Cornyn after his challenger ran a campaign so disastrous that many experts have disavowed him.

03/04/2014

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).(credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Cruz Won’t Endorse Cornyn In GOP Race

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.

02/27/2014

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz walks towards the Senate Chamber after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon on September 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cruz Calls Obama “Dangerous & Terrifying”

Sen. Ted Cruz told a conservative conference on Friday that President Obama is lawless, providing the rightwing rhetoric that makes him so popular in his home state.

01/10/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) waits for an elevator off the Senate floor at the US Capitol, on December 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Senate worked through the night debating President Obama's Circuit Court nominations. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz Hopes To ‘Soon’ Renounce Canadian Citizenship

Canada-born U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has yet to renounce his birth country’s citizenship as promised — but a spokeswoman said Saturday the tea party darling plans to have that finished soon.

01/04/2014

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2013 North Texas ‘News’ Year In Review

DFW was home to numerous stories of tragedy and triumph in 2013. Here are 15 hard-to-forget stories from the area that happened in the last year.

12/16/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz

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

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

Cornyn Says GOP Needs To “Actually Govern”

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is calling for big-tent inclusiveness among Republicans, and suggesting that his party needs to be the “responsible adults in the room and actually govern.”

11/15/2013

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Sen. Cruz Top Republican Presidential Candidate Among Texas Voters

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.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on October 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. The rally was centered around re-opening national memorials, including the World War Two Memorial in Washington DC, though the rally also focused on the government shutdown and frustrations against President Obama. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz Joins Protest At WWII Memorial In Washington

A crowd converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Sunday, pushing past barriers to protest the memorial’s closing under the government shutdown.

10/13/2013

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

Cruz Back In Texas After Talkathon

Ted Cruz is heading back to Texas on Friday, fresh off his 21-plus hour speech on the U.S. Senate floor that left his already burning-bright political star white-hot.

09/27/2013

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz walks towards the Senate Chamber after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon on September 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Among Those Delaying Votes On Spending Bill

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.

09/26/2013

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