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Dallas Morning News
Cornyn joins call for natural-gas exports in response to Ukrainian crisis
A section of the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod pipeline, also known as the West-Siberian Pipeline, or the Trans-Siberian Pipeline - Russia's main natural gas export pipeline - stands near Ivano-Frankvisk, Ukraine, on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Former New York City police commissioner Bernie Kerik knows a lot about prisons.
CIA attacked by one of its top defenders in Feinstein
Sen. Dianne Feinstein has a hard-won reputation as one of Washington's staunchest supporters of the nation's spy agencies, one that sent the California Democrat 's poll ratings to a record low last year following her defense of the Obama administration's collection of Internet and phone records.
Ambitious Texas Republicans Had Better Get Organized for Expensive Federal Races
Gohmert, above, is one of the top names mentioned as a would-be GOP Senate candidate from the House delegation.
Ready for Battle
Let me take the suspense out of this race: Abbott will win in convincing fashion.
New Gop Pac targets Texas women
A new Republican PAC aimed at female voters is launching in the Lone Star State on Wednesday, a move that comes as nationally known state Sen. Wendy Davis runs for governor on the Democratic ticket.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Texas Tea Party Taking Power Back From Conservative Business Groups
Last week's GOP primary showed the continued strength of the Tea Party in Texas.
It's the smaller of two proposed overhauls to the Military justice system when it comes to sexual assault and the only one to get the votes it needs.
Intrigue at the top as CIA, Senate feud goes public
Sen. Rob Portman speaks while flankeded by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell , Sen. John Cornyn and Sen. John Barrasso , March 11, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Dallas Morning News
Ted Cruz, unwilling to back GOP incumbents, quits working with party's Senate campaign arm
Sen. Ted Cruz, whose friction with GOP leaders has bordered on open warfare, has effectively taken a leave of absence from his leadership post at the party's Senate campaign arm.
Senate votes 97-0 to curb sexual assaults in U.S. military
The Senate voted unanimously Monday to strengthen sexual assault victims' ability to win justice in military courtrooms with a half dozen tweaks including a halt to the "good soldier" defense that enabled the accused to thwart prosecution by citing their service records.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Congressman Ended CPAC By Drinking With Young Republicans in a Bathtub
Rep. Stockman, who recently lost a bizarre Senate primary race challenge to Texas incumbent Sen. John Cornyn, apparently sipped on brown and clear liquor and offered partiers $20 to jump in the tub.
The Washington Post
A hot tub, Rep. Steve Stockman, and a CPAC party
Sounds like one party at the Conservative Political Action Conference last weekend at National Harbor might have come close to emulating the frat-party atmosphere of that CPAC fete famously dreamed up by fabricator Stephen Glass in 1997 starring a bathtub full of beer, a destroyed mini-bar and a joint.
Tea party challengers struggle to continue momentum of 2010
Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season.
The Daily Advance
Douglas Cohn: Primaries will give us a chance to read the tea leaves
Texas held the first primary of the year on Tuesday, and strategists across the country in both political parties are reading the tea leaves to see what the results portend about the Tea Party and its role in this year's midterm elections.
The Beaumont Enterprise
EDITORIAL: Cornyn, Democrat produce solid prison reform bill
Bipartisanship is a rare thing in Washington these days, especially with some tea party Republicans who virtually rule out any effort to work with Democrats or President Obama on anything.
Original tea partyers returning to GOP fold
Since that movement's peak in 2010, the sentiment of those original voters - a pretty even split of Republicans, Democrats and independents - has been hijacked by every political circus-barker able to buy a domain name that includes such key words as 'freedom,' 'liberty,' 'warrior,' 'conservative' or 'tea party.'
Sun Mar 09, 2014
2016 Contenders Dominate CPAC Line-Up
Five Republicans who could share a presidential primary debate stage next year will all deliver speeches by lunchtime at today's start of the Conservative Political Action Conference.
News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EST
Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress , the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Rand Paul and Rick Perry give 1-2 punch at CPAC
Two much anticipated speeches from leading candidates for the 2016 presidential race delivered at the largest conservative conclave of the year, promised to light a fire on the right that could carry through to November.