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Texas Senator Ted Cruz Urges Conservatives to Vote Straight Republican Ticket

Warner Todd Huston, Speaking to reporters on Monday night, Texas Republican Senator and one-time GOP candidate for president Ted Cruz reported that he voted a straight Republican ticket. Cruz made his October 31 remark after exiting the multi-service center on West Grey in Houston, Texas. He said he had just voted and “cast a ballot” for

Obama renews gun control push after ‘senseless’ Dallas murders

President Obama renewed his push for gun control measures Friday as he condemned the “senseless murders” of five Dallas police officers in a coordinated sniper attack overnight. The attack, which also injured at least seven, was carried out during an anti-police brutality protest. It was the nation’s deadliest day for law enforcement since 9/11. Obama,

U.S. lawmakers probe Fed cyber breaches, cite ‘serious concerns’

A U.S. congressional committee has launched an investigation into the Federal Reserve’s cyber security practices after a Reuters report revealed more than 50 cyber breaches at the U.S. central bank between 2011 and 2015. The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Friday sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to express

In Texas GOP speech, Cruz resumes conservative fight; no word of Trump, restarting campaign

Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday used his first speech since suspending his presidential primary campaign to tout his conservative principles on the economy and other key issues — while neither mentioning presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump nor a potential return to the race. “Growth doesn’t come down from government. It comes from small

Indiana’s Governor Endorsed Ted Cruz. And Donald Trump.

Martin Matishak and Eric Pianin, A call to arms it was not. Indiana Governor Mike Pence endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday, days before the Hoosier State holds what could be the make-or-break primary for the Texas lawmaker’s White House bid. But Pence hedged his bets while he fawned over Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump.

Ted Cruz May NOT Be Able to Participate In New Jersey Primary Because Of¦

Ted Cruz might not be participating in the New Jersey primary election. Is this fair? Or do you think the state has the right to do this? MERCERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey judge is weighing whether Sen. Ted Cruz should be disqualified from appearing on the state’s presidential primary ballot because he was born

Contract with America, the Sequel

D.W. Wilber, Back in 1994 the then-Minority Whip in Congress, Georgia Republican Congressman Newt Gingrich, along with his colleague, Texas Republican Richard Armey, crafted what was later called the “Contract with America.” What some at the time, especially Democrats, viewed initially as a political gimmick, but ultimately turned out to be a brilliant political tactic.

Cantor Plans to Leave Leadership Post on July 31;

 ‘You Can’t Run Campaigns From Washington’  U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor plans to step aside from his leadership post on July 31, following his primary election loss and with several leading Republicans jockeying to run for his No. 2 position. The Virginia Republican’s planned resignation was described today by a person familiar with Cantor’s