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Campaign Won't Say if Cruz Still Wants to Ax the TSA

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz holding a press conference at the Anzalduas International Bridge in Mission surrounded by a group of local ranchers who said they've been affected by poor border security.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz holding a press conference at the Anzalduas International Bridge in Mission surrounded by a group of local ranchers who said they've been affected by poor border security.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is touting a list of agencies that he plans to eliminate if he’s elected president. But the Transportation Security Administration is not on it, even though Cruz has previously called for its abolishment.

Texas Firm Central to Questions About Carson's Ethics

When he was Texas attorney general, Gov. Greg Abbott (l) sued nutritional supplement supplier Mannatech for deceptive trade practices and won a $7 million settlement. GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson (r) gave four paid speeches for the company.
When he was Texas attorney general, Gov. Greg Abbott (l) sued nutritional supplement supplier Mannatech for deceptive trade practices and won a $7 million settlement. GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson (r) gave four paid speeches for the company.

GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson faces questions about his ties to Texas dietary supplement maker Mannatech, and that criticism is being fueled by a 2009 settlement secured by then-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

Paxton Files to Intervene in Austin Tax Lawsuit

Texas Attorney Gen.  Ken Paxton, speaks at The Texas Response: Pastors, Marriage & Religious Freedom event at the First Baptist Church in Pflugerville, Texas on September 29, 2015
Texas Attorney Gen. Ken Paxton, speaks at The Texas Response: Pastors, Marriage & Religious Freedom event at the First Baptist Church in Pflugerville, Texas on September 29, 2015

Accusing the city of Austin of trying to "take control over Texas tax policy," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office asked a court Thursday to allow it to intervene in the city's lawsuit challenging the state's property appraisal system.