Cruz Looking for Like-Minded Senate Candidates

HOUSTON — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a rock star in the Republican grassroots, will mostly steer clear of political squabbles in his home state during the 2014 primaries. 

It’s another story outside Texas.

Cruz says he plans to devote considerable energy toward getting like-minded conservatives elected to the U.S. Senate, where he sees a good opportunity to elect a Republican majority in the traditionally difficult sixth year of the incumbent president’s tenure.

“I expect to get involved in a number of U.S. Senate races across the country,” Cruz said in an interview during a swing through ...

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