The Brief: Top Texas News for Jan. 28, 2013

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The immigration debate about to descend on Washington has already pushed U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz into the spotlight.

Cruz's reaction to the flurry of activity this week on federal immigration reform could prove pivotal to the debate — and has already stirred up speculation about the freshman Republican.

Today, the day before President Barack Obama announces his proposal for comprehensive immigration reform, a bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators — including John McCain, R-Ariz.; Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.; and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. — will unveil an immigration plan of their own. The senators' proposal reportedly includes ...

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