The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Feb. 14, 2013


•    Ted Cruz Will Be Closing Speaker at CPAC (U.S. News & World Report): "Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will be the closing speaker at the Conservative Political Action Conference this March, an annual political conference that draws more conservatives than any other event in the country."

•    Democrats paint Sen. Ted Cruz as latter-day McCarthy over Hagel insinuations (The Dallas Morning News): "Fellow senators today compared Texas freshman Ted Cruz to the infamous Joe McCarthy, accusing him of sleazy tactics aimed at tarring Defense nominee Chuck Hagel. Republicans managed to delay Hagel’s confirmation ...

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