Tag Archive: Ted Cruz

Can Beto O’Rourke Beat Ted Cruz? Here’s How

April 6, 2017

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. AUSTIN – It’s official, the 2018 Texas Senate race is off and running. Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke has thrown his hat in the ring seeking not just to displace Senator Ted Cruz but to be the first Democrat elected Continue Reading →

GOP Latinos See Vulnerability for Cruz, Who Said He’s Not ‘Servile Puppy Dog’

July 22, 2016

This post originally appeared on NBCNews.com CLEVELAND — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, one of only three Latinos in the Senate, failed Wednesday to bounce from his refusal to endorse Donald Trump at the convention, leaving many wondering if the Republican junior senator has put his 2018 Continue Reading →

The Republican ‘Elefante’ in the Room

February 9, 2016

This piece first appeared on NBCnews.com The election of the first Latino president (or vice president) is as close as ever, yet he/she could likely hail from the Republican Party. This is an uncomfortable truth for Latinos and trains the spotlight on a big elefante in the Continue Reading →

The Texas Standard: 9 Days & Counting to Iowa

January 22, 2016

How Ted Cruz’s braggadocio could backfire

September 27, 2013

This post originally appeared on NBCLatino Ted Cruz’s braggadocio is the size of Texas. Just six months after moseying into Washington he’s challenged hallowed norms and all but disregarded the marching orders from his party elders. It’s tempting to dismiss Senator Ted Cruz as a Continue Reading →

News Nation – A discussion of the TX Primary

May 29, 2012

The Texas Primary has finally arrived — after being postponed for over two months from its original Super Tuesday date. In this election we will see two things for certain: 1.) Romney will officially clinch the presidential nomination 2.) The Tea Party will assert its Continue Reading →

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