Freshman senator Ted Cruz is considering a presidential run in 2016, according to the National Review. Friends and confidants say that, though Cruz won’t address it publicly, he has undeniable interest in making a run.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst raised $3.33 million in late 2012, but his campaign only reports having $1.97 million cash-on-hand.
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.
A brewing and potentially bitter battle over Democratic efforts to limit filibusters could increase partisan tensions in the Senate just as President Obama and Republicans are trying to find a compromise on major issues.
Cruz has become a national sensation since his upset July victory over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to win the Republican senatorial nomination.
U.S. Senate candidate Paul Sadler points to his record of bipartisanship in the Texas House for 12 years. “When you do good things together, good things happen,” he said.
This is a huge political upset that is sending shockwaves through the Republican establishment here in Texas and all the way to Washington.
Ted Cruz’s campaign headquarters is packed with supporters. The mood is upbeat here tonight.
Former Texas state lawmaker Paul Sadler has beaten political unknown Grady Yarbrough in a Democratic runoff to capture a U.S. Senate nomination.
The Republicans vying to fill an open U.S. Senate seat are meeting for a second debate in Dallas as their bitterly contested race enters its final two weeks.
Bitter rivals for the Texas Republican U.S. Senate nomination square off in Dallas on Friday in a debate that could shape their runoff election’s final 40 days.
Many races are on the ballot, but the race with the biggest political stakes is the Republican primary for the open U.S. Senate seat.
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