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Senators Ask NCAA To Better Protect Athletes

A U.S. Senate committee wants the NCAA to start providing college athletes with greater protections from ‘exploitative practices’ on campuses.

05/12/2014

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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. Ted Cruz

Reid “Bully” Remark Of Ted Cruz Draws Call For Apology

Reid made the remark about Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday after the Texan objected when Democrats sought formal negotiations with the House on a budget compromise.

05/07/2013

Texas Senators Visit West Devastation

Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz toured the devastation in West Friday. They declined to speculate on what regulatory changes might be needed in the wake of the deadly blast in order to prevent future tragedies.

CBS 11–04/19/2013

House Speaker John Boehner Addresses The Press On The Ongoing Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Fiscal Cliff Deadline Nears: No Deal Yet

A Capitol Hill deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and other federal agencies grew perilously near.

12/30/2012

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Senate Dems Divided Over Cuts To Benefit Programs

Senate Democrats are deeply divided over whether cuts to popular benefit programs like Medicare and Medicaid should be part of a plan to address the nation’s financial problems.

11/28/2012

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Cruz: If Obama Changes, I’ll Work With Him

New U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Of Texas says he’ll work with President Barack Obama if he’s re-elected — but only if Obama changes his ways.

11/06/2012

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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.

10/01/2012

Texas Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Paul Sadler. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

State Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Skips DNC

One high profile Texas Democrat is skipping the Democratic National Convention to campaign for votes at home in the race for a U.S. Senate seat.

CBS 11–09/05/2012

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Opinion: Democratic Party’s Lies And Spins

The blatant lies and the desperate spins generated from the “left” have been absolutely frightening. What’s extremely sad for them is that they don’t have a prayer of keeping the White House without creating lies and spinning obvious negatives into self-reported positives.

08/06/2012

Ted Cruz (credit: Ted Cruz Campaign)

Tea Party Cavalry Rides Into Texas To Support Cruz

Tea party superstars from across the country are converging on Texas in hopes of helping grassroots darling and U.S. Senate hopeful Ted Cruz pull off an upset that had long seemed unthinkable against the mainstream Republican choice Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.

07/25/2012

Dwaine Caraway

Interim Dallas Mayor Sues To Block Open Records Requests

Interim Mayor Dwaine Caraway is staying mum about his lawsuit against state Attorney Gen. Greg Abbot that aims to block the release of some potentially embarrassing information related to a police call to his home earlier this year.

03/07/2011

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