In his first year on the job — he was sworn in on Jan. 3, 2013 — Cruz has established himself as a leader — perhaps the leader ...
Grissom begins a gripping series on mental health and criminal justice, Hamilton and White on the Senate’s defense of UT-Austin, Murphy’s interactive look at public school test scores, Ramshaw finds the governor digging in on the Medicaid expansion, Rocha and Dehn visit a weapons maker with Ted Cruz, M. Smith explores another angle on unpopular standardized testing, Batheja on a car that drives right past state laws, Aguilar reports on the other immigration problem, Aaronson on a break in the race for a cancer cure: The best of our best for the week of February 18-22, 2012.Full Story
Your evening reading: Cruz on offense during tour of Texas gun manufacturer; senators condemn state's testing system; Legislature to investigate UT regents' treatment of PowersFull Story
U.S. Sen-elect Ted Cruz never said during the campaign whether he would support his Texas counterpart, Sen. John Cornyn, for Senate minority whip. On Tuesday, he finally answered the question.Full Story
No surprise in Texas' U.S. Senate race: Ted Cruz is headed to Washington. The Tea Party Republican — an underdog in the primary — sailed to victory in Tuesday night's general election against Democrat Paul Sadler.Full Story
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