State Sen. Bryan Hughes won't seek Jeb Hensarling's U.S. Congress seat

ALLISON POLLAN, State Sen. Bryan Hughes won’t run for the congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s retirement. In a statement released Tuesday, Hughes, a Republican from Mineola, said he was moved by the encouragement he received to run for the seat, but he plans to stay in the Texas Senate. …

Ted Cruz tells Grassroots America-We The People more work needed on health care, tax cuts

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said he’s just as frustrated as his constituents are that the Senate again failed to repeal or reform the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, but he believes it will happen. “Texans are frustrated by Congress’ inability to deliver on our promises,” said Cruz, who was in town Friday night for a Grassroots

Grassroots America teams up with DPS for relief effort to help DPS families affected by Hurricane Harvey

Thousands of law enforcement officers from across the county have been called to help with rescue efforts and flood relief since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Southeast Texas more than a week ago. Many of them responded, helping others while their own homes and property suffered significant loss.  Among those responders were hundreds of

Fact Check: Ted Cruz's claim that two-thirds of the Hurricane Sandy bill 'had nothing to do with Sandy' Video

"The problem with that particular bill is it became a $50 billion bill that was filled with unrelated pork. Two-thirds of that bill had nothing to do with Sandy." - Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, interview with NBC's Katy Tur, Aug. 28, 2017 Hypocrisy watch! Now that Houston and much of southeastern Texas is swamped by Hurricane Harvey, critics

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