The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Sept. 20, 2013

Culled

•    Ted Cruz’s block-the-vote strategy (Politico): "Only amid the chaos of a looming government shutdown could it make sense for lawmakers to oppose a bill they support. But that’s exactly what Sen. Ted Cruz and his conservative allies are trying to persuade Republicans to do in the Senate. The Texas senator is asking Republicans to stand united to block a procedural vote next week on the House’s spending bill that defunds Obamacare. Cruz and others are wary of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s ability to strip out the Obamacare language by a majority vote if the ...

Full Post

Comment Policy

The Texas Tribune is pleased to provide the opportunity for you to share your observations about this story. We encourage lively debate on the issues of the day, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. To comment, you must be a registered user of the Tribune, and your user name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Sign-Up