Tea partier Ted Cruz vies for open Texas Senate seat


By WILL WEISSERT AP AP photoFormer Texas solicitor general and US Senate candidate Ted Cruz addresses a crowd of about 20 supporters at a restaurant in Temple on Saturday. Cruz vowed that, given a runoff against Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, he would win

By BETSY BLANEY and WILL WEISSERT AP LUBBOCK, Texas — US Senate hopeful and tea party darling Ted Cruz said Tuesday that Texans' love of freedom and their entrepreneurial spirit is like "America on steroids," and that if West Texas values were spread

By WILL WEISSERT AP AP photoFormer Texas solicitor general and US Senate candidate Ted Cruz addresses a crowd of about 20 supporters at a restaurant in Temple on Saturday. Cruz vowed that, given a runoff against Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, he would win

By Team Cruz. View the original story. Will the tea party deliver another knockout to an establishment Republican on Tuesday? Tea-party groups like FreedomWorks have recently contributed to upsets in Indiana and

Well, I wish I were in Texas today, with voting rights: because today is the day of the Republican senatorial primary in that state, and my friend Ted Cruz is running. A reader e-mailed me this morning to say that she would be voting for Ted.

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