The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Jan. 31, 2013

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•    Sen. Ted Cruz grills Chuck Hagel at confirmation hearing (The Dallas Morning News): "Sen. Ted Cruz grilled Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel this afternoon. Cruz reprimanded the former Republican Nebraska senator for failing to submit to the Armed Services Committee speeches from the past five years. Cruz said Hagel submitted just four speeches, even though records showed he had been paid for 12 in the past year alone."

•    Clinton could win Texas (Public Policy Polling): "PPP's newest Texas poll finds that, at least for now, Hillary Clinton could win the state in 2016. This follows on the ...

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