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Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz For President
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is throwing his support behind fellow Texan Sen. Ted Cruz in the race for the Republican presidential nomination . The Lone Star State endorsement marks one of Cruz's most high-profile backers and aims to give his campaign a much-needed boost just one week before the
Excitement Grows for Ted Cruz Presidential Announcement
ABC News' Arlette Saenz reports live from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.
Clinton Fatigue? Not So Much
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SUPPORT FOR A 2016 CANDIDACY: Hillary Clinton and her ex-president husband win substantial popularity in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll. Fifty-five percent of Americans say they’d support Clinton running for president in 2016, according to ...
Tea Party-Backed Candidate Beats Texas Lt. Governor Again
State Sen. Dan Patrick trounced incumbent Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in Tuesday’s Republican runoff. Patrick, a conservative talk show host and the tea party favorite, beat back Dewhurst’s re-election bid by a whopping 28 percentage points, 64 percent to 36 percent. Dewhurst’s defeat is his...
Inside Hillary's Book (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND?’ Hillary Clinton is thankful that she followed her instincts throughout her career, rising above the doubts and negativity, she writes in a newly released excerpt from her book “Hard Choices,” according to ABC’s DAN...
Texas Runoffs: What You Need to Know
WHO’S ON THE BALLOT? From a CIA agent fighting to clinch a hotly contested GOP congressional nomination to an Obama-hating Democrat hoping to topple GOP Sen. John Cornyn, a cast of colorful characters are on the ballot. Plus, the oldest member of Congress, the only...
Five Stories You’ll Care About in Politics This Week
Here’s a Glimpse at Some of the Stories Your ABC News Political Team Will Be Covering in the Week Ahead
Texas Lt. Governor Releases 'Frozen'-Fueled Attack Ad
Texas Lieutenant Gov. David Dewhurst can't "Let It Go" when it comes to opponent's name change and alleged tax liens.
Rolling The Dice On Diplomacy
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES KERRY TO MEET WITH RUSSIA FOREIGN MINISTER ON CRISIS: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are scheduled to meet in Paris today to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry met earlier today with British...
GOP Establishment Safe in Texas Primaries as Tea Party Falters
WASHINGTON — Two years after Ted Cruz upset the political establishment in the Lone Star state by winning election to the Senate, Texas voters helped two major Republican establishment candidates secure their posts in the state’s primaries today. Sen. John Cornyn, the second highest ranking...