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7 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Poll says Ted Cruz is the most popular Texas politician

Cruz has a 47 percent approval rating - better than both Rick Perry and John Cornyn, with only 35 percent who disapprove of him.

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Related Topix: Texas, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Mike Huckabee

10 hrs ago | Politico

Facebook keeps D.C. in the loop as it launches big new location...

Your MT-er has the report on the social networking giant's effort to ease privacy worries on its new product: "The public first learned Thursday about Nearby Friends, which lets Facebook users who turn on the feature see in real-time how close they are physically to their online compatriots.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Diana DeGette, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lucianne.com

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President Obama said Thursday more than 8 million Americans selected a private health plan through his signature health overhaul, topping the most recent tally by a half-million people and offering the president an opportunity to blast Republicans for criticizing his efforts.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Republican, Texas

Newswise

Texas Tech Survey: Abbott to Win Texas Governor, Voter ID Law Didn't...

If the election for Texas governor were held today, a majority of Texans would pick Greg Abbott, according to a poll of voting-age Texans conducted by undergraduate students at the Earl Survey Research Lab at Texas Tech University.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Texas Tech, Immigration Reform

MyHighPlains.com

Cornyn Statement on the West Anniversary

U.S. Senator John Cornyn issued a following statement on the one year anniversary of the explosion in West, TX.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, West, TX

Daily Kos

TX-Sen: Could John Cornyn be vulnerable?

The other day, Public Policy Polling released a poll of Texas showing Republican Greg Abbott leading Democrat Wendy Davis 51-37.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, Liberal Political News

The Hill

Donald Trump makes donation to Ted Cruz

Hotel magnate Donald Trump donated $5,000 to Sen. Ted Cruz's leadership PAC in January, according to new campaign records.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Celebrities, Donald Trump, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney

Wed Apr 16, 2014

El Paso Times

Kesha Rogers, Houston activist, running for U.S. Senator without Democrats' support

Houston activist Kesha Rogers is running for U.S. Senator as a Democratic candidate who wants to impeach President Barack Obama, also a Democrat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, El Paso, TX, Outsourcing

The Huffington Post

Senate Leaders Quarrel Over E-Filing Bill That Could Save Taxpayers $500,000 Annually

Millions of Americans e-filed their income taxes Tuesday, but when senators submitted required reports about their campaign fundraising and expenses, most ignored computers in favor of paper.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Thad Cochran, Republican

Washington Post

Ted Cruz backs T.W. Shannon with first Senate primary endorsement of 2014

"T.W. Shannon is a strong Constitutional conservative who will fight for individual liberty and help turn our country around," Cruz said in a statement distributed by Shannon's campaign.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative James Lankford, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Tom Coburn

Politico

Cruz fundraising falls post-shutdown

Ted Cruz's fundraising dropped sharply in the early months of 2014 after peaking during the government shutdown, a signal that his central role in that fight was a boon to his campaign finances.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Roll Call

Cornyn Presses Holder on Gun Tracking

Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn is asking Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. about the possibility of the Obama administration trying to track gun owners.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Guns

News Max

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

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