The Big Conversation:
Lobbyists have set off the latest round of back-and-forth between Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst over where they're getting their money.
As the Tribune's Aman Batheja and Jay Root report today, Dewhurst has drawn 26 times as much money from Texas lobbyists as Cruz, $189,869 to $11,750. Cruz has seized on those numbers and points to something nefarious at play.
"Everyone who has business in front of the state Legislature — 100 percent of them — are with David Dewhurst, and they have to be," Cruz said. "I have heard from dozens of people who ...