The Brief: Texas Political News for Sept. 11, 2013

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The quickly shifting debate over Syria has exposed a rift between U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul.

On Tuesday, as President Barack Obama continued his push for military action in Syria but acknowledged that focus had turned to a diplomatic solution involving Russia, Cruz's latest remarks on the situation appeared to have stirred tensions between the two conservative allies.

As The Dallas Morning NewsTodd Gillman reports, Paul on Tuesday took issue with Cruz's recent suggestion that the U.S. should push the U.N. Security Council to vote on a measure ...

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