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Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Texas senators Cornyn and Cruz defend Trump’s firing of Comey

The two senators from Texas said Wednesday that President Donald Trump was within the bounds of his authority to fire now-former FBI Director James Comey.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

How Ted Cruz crashed Donald Trump’s convention (with video)

As it became apparent Ted Cruz would not endorse Donald Trump, the crowd inside the Quicken Loans Arena reacted with increasing anger, and Cruz left the stage to thundering boos.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Election 2016 Video: Cruz celebrates wins in Texas, Oklahoma

UPDATED 9:22 a.m. MARCH 2 | Ted Cruz on Tuesday added two more wins in the Republican presidential primaries, claiming victory at home and in Oklahoma in an otherwise disappointing night for a campaign that...

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Election 2016: Hays County primary voters go for Cruz, Sanders

Election results will be posted here as they are released by the Hays County Elections Office

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Competitive races drawing relative crowds to Hays County polls

More than 2,700 people cast ballots this week during the first three days of early primary voting in Hays County. Turnout has been strong so far for both major political parties, but local Democrats, in particular, are...

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Isaac endorses Rubio for president while Campbell backs Cruz

ELECTION 2016 | Bucking a majority of his colleagues in the Legislature, State Rep. Jason Isaac is urging Republican voters to choose U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio over U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in the March...

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Cruz, Trump vitriol hits new high as Texas primary draws closer

The feud between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump soared to new heights Monday as the billionaire and the U.S. senator from Texas traded accusations of dishonesty and desperation. "Ted Cruz is a totally unstable individual," Trump said....

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Still chums? Cruz says Trump jumped the shark with latest attack

The political bromance between GOP presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz appeared to be unraveling Tuesday after Trump raised the issue of Cruz's Canadian birth, and Cruz suggested his rival has jumped the shark.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Texas officials criticize Obama’s executive order on guns

Texas' elected leaders lashed out Tuesday at President Obama's executive orders prompting more background checks during gun purchases. But those officials offered no specifics on how they planned to fight Obama's actions.

Friday, December 11th, 2015

San Marcos officials lobby for federal flood relief funds

Battered by two once-in-a-lifetime floods in the span of six months, San Marcos officials are lobbying for federal funds to reduce the risk to life and property next time.

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