Ted Cruz, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, said that after two years of campaigning, he's grateful for his grassroots support and excited for what lies ahead. The Tea Party candidate is expected to easily defeat Democrat Paul Sadler on Election Day.Full Story
Rafael Edward Cruz, commonly known as Ted Cruz, is a lawyer and the newly-elected junior U.S. Senator from Texas, replacing former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, who announced her retirement in early 2011. His wife, Heidi Nelson Cruz, heads the regional wealth management office for Goldman Sachs in Houston. They have 2 young daughters.
Cruz was born in Calgary ...
Republican Ted Cruz and Democrat Paul Sadler will participate in their first televised debate in a U.S. Senate race that has seen little back-and-forth between the candidates so far.Full Story
This week in the Newsreel: Paul Sadler tries to get the word out about his campaign for U.S. Senate, state senators (and others) wait for committee assignments, and Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright resigns. And there's some dancing.Full Story
Ted Cruz, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, told Meet the Press moderator David Gregory that he's "thrilled with the pick of Paul Ryan" as Mitt Romney's running mate.Full Story
All that’s standing between Texas and an absolute one-party rule is a traffic jam or a sick day. I don’t care what your politics are — that’s not good.Full Story