The Brief: Top Texas News for March 14, 2013

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday offered some pointers to conservative activists preparing for their annual confab in Washington.

A day before the kick-off of this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, at which Cruz will deliver the closing speech, Texas' junior U.S. senator headlined the annual Weyrich Awards Dinner last night in Washington. At the event, as Politico reports, Cruz spoke of the future of the Republican Party, Sen. Rand Paul's recent filibuster and the reputation he has earned in his first three months in office.

"It is wonderful to be among friends ...

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