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Ted Cruz Emphasizing Core Over Coalition Building for 2016

In his nascent run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has yet to show he can reach beyond the far right of the party to build a broader winning coalition, Politico reported .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Dallas Morning News

New poll shows Greg Abbott holding double-digit lead over Wendy Davis

GOP governor nominee Greg Abbott is maintaining a strong lead over Democrat Wendy Davis, as Republican candidates throughout the ballot are in strong positions seven months out from the November election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Hall's Texas colleagues rally for his re-election

As Rockwall Rep. Ralph Hall, in his fourth decade in Congress, faces his stiffest challenge yet in a runoff next month, he's getting a nearly unanimous show of support from his fellow Texas Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, Texas, US Senate, Ted Poe, Joe Barton, Lamar Smith

ABC News

2016 Campaign Checklist: Cruz

Nondenial denial: "My focus is entirely on working for Texans in the U.S. Senate."

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Related Topix: Texas, Florida, Florida Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Candidate in Democratic runoff likes LaRouche, not Obama

The Democratic Senate hopeful's platform calls for the impeachment of President Barack Obama and compares the Affordable Care Act to Nazism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Houston, TX, University of Houston

The Hill

Leahy walks tightrope on Senate patent bill

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy is hoping to advance a complex patent reform bill when the Senate returns from its two-week recess, but will have to balance the competing interests of Republicans and Democrats to get his bill across the finish line.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Inventions, Science / Technology, Charles Schumer, Republican, Harry Reid

The Beaumont Enterprise

Thomas Taschinger: Stockman's non-campaign remains great Texas mystery

Trying to figure out what goes on between Steve Stockman 's ears is hopeless, and he can't leave the political stage soon enough for most Texans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas, US Senate, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Obama recalls LBJ's courage at Austin summit

Paying respects to Lyndon Johnson, Barack Obama traced a straight line from LBJ's courageous push for a Civil Rights Act to his own presence - as the first black president - at a summit marking the 50th anniversary of that landmark law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Representative Pete Gallego, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Opinion

Free Republic

Tea Party Challenges Stumbling as Primaries Approach: Polls show incumbents maintaining big leads.

Lawmakers with strong ties to the Tea Party movement have gained a toehold in the U.S. Senate but it appears they might have difficulty expanding their numbers this year.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, US News, The Tea Party, Tea Party, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee

Politico

Franken hits Comcast; Company adds to D.C. force - Lawmakers: Patent debate not done yet

FRANKEN HITS COMCAST; COMPANY ADDS TO D.C. FORCE - Tony interviewed Sen. Al Franken for C-SPAN's' The Communicators, airing this weekend, but the early takeaway is that both sides of the Time Warner Cable deal are gearing up.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, Republican, Social Software

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Washington Examiner

Harry Reid blocks Republican request to pass bill cracking down on rapists

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., scheduled a Friday session that won't have any votes, rejecting Republican and Democratic requests that he allow a vote on a bill that would allow rape kits to be processed more quickly.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Breitbart.com

Cornyn's Military Voting Rights Bill Moves Forward

The Senate Rules Committee passed the bipartisan Safeguarding Elections for our Nation's Troops through Reforms and Improvements Act authored by Senator John Cornyn .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat, Department of Defense

Dallas Morning News

Obama: Right to vote under threat in U.S.

In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, African-American, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner, US Senate

KHGI

Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, African-American, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

NEW YORK - In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, African-American, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner

The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Portman Prepares for GOP Senate Takeover

If Senate Republicans win a majority in the midterm elections this fall, expectations will be sky-high for the party to accomplish some of its long-held goals, from eliminating the 2010 health law to overhauling the tax code.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Barack Obama

Lucianne.com

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Sue Townsend was working on a new Adrian Mole novel when she died, with the working title of Pandora's Box.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

The Hill

Democrats defend Holder from GOP

They argue Republicans are wrong to suggest he is overly partisan, or that he is more uncooperative with Congress compared to past Attorneys General.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, Republican, Texas, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Sunherald.com

APNewsBreak: Cornyn spent $5.5M during GOP primary

Campaign Manager Brendan Steinhauser told The Associated Press that Cornyn raised $2.32 million in the year's first quarter and had nearly $3.35 million in cash on hand March 31. The campaign ended 2013 with $6.5 million in its war chest, meaning that $5.47 million was spent between New Year's Day and the end of last month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Steve Stockman, US House of Representatives, Texas, Advertising

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Kos

TX-Gov: Greg Abbott (R) Sides With Hospital That Allowed Sociopathic Surgeon To Maim, Kill Patient

Not to diss Texas but it's with some real shit kickers like Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, John Cornyn, George W. Bush, Steve Stockman and Louis Gohmert, But gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General, Greg Abbott , just might be the worst of the bunch: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is going out of his way to defend four civil lawsuits against a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Steve Stockman, US House of Representatives, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, George Bush

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