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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

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) answers questions during a press conference regarding the omnibus spending bill on Capitol Hill December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. Cornyn said he would vote against the bill in its current form. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Cornyn Lauds Cruz But Won’t Support Gov’t Shutdown

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is congratulating his Texas colleague Ted Cruz for a “remarkable 21-hour performance.” But he still says he can’t support provoking a government shutdown to halt funding for Obamacare.

09/25/2013

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Dallas County Braces For Healthcare Changes

Businesses and local governments across the country are bracing for changes coming to healthcare next Tuesday. That is when a key part of the Affordable Care Act goes into effect.

09/25/2013

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

Cruz Vows To Speak Till He Can’t Against Obamacare

Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz says he will speak until he’s no longer able to stand in opposition to President Barack Obama’s health care law.

09/24/2013

Capitol Hill

House Republicans Vow Fight On ‘Obamacare’

Emboldened conservatives in the House are digging in for a long fight, determined to stop ‘Obamacare’ before the first individual signs up in less than two weeks.

09/20/2013

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

Bill Would Reclassify Fort Hood Attack

Sen. John Cornyn and Sen. Ted Cruz have introduced a bill to reclassify the 2009 Fort Hood shooting as an act of terror and provide more benefits for victims and their kin.

09/12/2013

A person holds a rainbow flag during a Gay Pride parade. (credit: Peter Kohalmi/AFP/GettyImages)

San Antonio Adopts Gay Rights Measure

San Antonio leaders approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, over the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives.

09/06/2013

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Gay Rights Groups Seek Anti-Bias Win In Texas

Gay rights advocates and religious conservatives were expected to pack a San Antonio city meeting on Thursday for a vote on nondiscrimination protections.

09/05/2013

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