On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the political appetite for funding Harvey repairs, A&M Chancellor John Sharp's new gig overseeing Houston's recovery and Ted Cruz's — er — Twitter porn.
Seven years after Republicans began campaigning on repealing former President Obama's 2010 health care law, all efforts to revamp it appeared to end Tuesday. The two Texas senators had a lot of political capital invested in it.
Four Texans in Congress – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, and U.S. Reps. John Culberson of Houston, Ted Poe of Humble and Lamar Smith of San Antonio – were outraised by a Democratic challenger in the last quarter.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is pushing legislation to rename the street outside the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., after pro-democracy dissident Liu Xiaobo, a Nobel Peace Prize winner who died in Chinese custody on Thursday.
As Senate Republicans rush to salvage a health care overhaul, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is proposing an amendment aimed at striking a balance between conservative and more moderate GOP senators opposed to the latest version.
The U.S. Senate postponed taking up a major overhaul of the health care system as several Republicans and all of the chamber's Democrats maintained opposition. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said he had reservations about "the current draft."
Gov. Greg Abbott remains Texas voters' favorite state official, with more voters giving him good grades than bad, and the Republican voters he depends on heaping him with approval they're not giving to potential rivals, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.