The Big Conversation:
He hasn't even taken office yet, but one of Ted Cruz's first moves as Texas' senator-elect is already delighting conservatives.
Cruz announced on Wednesday that he had selected Chip Roy, who helped Gov. Rick Perry write his 2010 book Fed Up!, as his chief of staff.
Roy, an attorney, worked for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn before Perry tapped him in 2011 to serve as head of the State-Federal Relations Office. During his confirmation hearing for the position, as The Dallas Morning News notes, Roy said he would defend "liberty, state sovereignty and an end ...