Wave Not So Blue in Texas; Cruz, Abbott Pull Ahead In Latest PollSenator Ted Cruz R-TX now has a 10 point lead in the race for U.S. Senate over his Democrat challenger Congressman Beto O’Rourke . Texas Governor Greg Abbott has opened a commanding lead over his challenger for that office, Democrat Lupe Valdez.
Trump Help For Cruz Could Spell New Twist For Odd CoupleNow facing a high-profile re-election fight with Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz says he'd welcome President Trump coming to Texas before November.
Against All Odds: Democrats Pour Money Into Longshot RacesWhile more than $1 billion raised so far nationally is helping finance battlegrounds that are poised to decide control of Congress, restless donors are also putting cash into races and places they never have before.
Rick Perry Rules Out Senate Run Against Ted Cruz In 2018Despite some teasing from President Trump, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry says he will not seek to challenge Senator Ted Cruz in 2018.
Republicans Make Desperate Bid To Save Health Care BillIn a late bid to win votes and stave off defeat, Republicans were adding $14.5 billion to the measure for states.
Cruz Says Aide Inadvertently Caused His Porn Twitter PostSen. Ted Cruz says an aide was responsible for the "like" that caused a pornographic post to briefly appear on Cruz's Twitter feed overnight.
Sen. Cruz Faces Hecklers, Calls Senate Health Plan 'Precarious'U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz held a lengthy but civil debate with a small group of hecklers defending former President Barack Obama's health care law in Austin Thursday night.
Ted Cruz Finds Doppelganger In Cubs Owner Tom RickettsA photo of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has some people seeing double over the two men's remarkable resemblance.
Trump Going Outside Washington For Support On Health BillPresident Donald Trump is deploying an outside and inside strategy to fulfill his campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare," seeking support beyond Washington before making an in-person pitch on Capitol Hill.
Sen. Cruz Says Rio Grande Valley Crucial To Texas' Economic StrengthU.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) visited the Rio Grande Valley Friday and Saturday to meet with agriculture leaders, business owners and border mayors.
China Warns After Cruz, Abbott, Meet Taiwan's PresidentChina has reiterated its opposition to any contacts between U.S. officials and Taiwan's government following a meeting Sunday between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Greg Abbott and the self-governing island's President Tsai Ing-wen.
Texas Senators Cruz, Cornyn Ready For Change Under TrumpTexas' Republican U.S. senators are congratulating Donald Trump on the upset victory that will send him to the White House.
Senate Antagonist Cruz Makes Nice With Campaign FundraisersLongtime Senate troublemaker Ted Cruz is trying to make nice with some of his establishment colleagues, with peace offerings where it counts most: their campaign war chests.
Cruz Stands Firm, Defends Decision Not To Endorse TrumpTexas Senator Ted Cruz is defiant in his decision not to endorse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. A CBS 11 News crew is in Cleveland and spent part of the morning with Texas delegates who are deeply divided.
Trump Approves Convention Lineup Of Politicians And CelebsA war hero, a casino mogul and an openly gay high-tech investor are among the scheduled speakers at next week's Republican National Convention.