A common theme through multiple primaries this year has been that the Tea Party has lifted GOP politicians who have defeated incumbents across the country. But, Ross Ramsey writes, in the U.S. Senate runoff between Ted Cruz and David Dewhurst, it's not solely about the Tea Party. It's about sticking it to the establishment.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 ...
The race between two Republicans vying for an open U.S. Senate seat has drawn intense interest even though the candidates agree on most issues. Meanwhile, the Democratic Senate hopefuls have major disagreements but have struggled to gain traction.Full Story
With 37 runoff races on the ballot Tuesday, a political primary season that was originally supposed to wrap up in May is finally coming to an end.Full Story