How Uvalde’s elected officials have voted on gun laws

How Uvalde’s elected officials have voted on gun laws

This post was originally published on this siteThe rural Texas town is represented by Democrats and Republicans with a wide range of views on gun laws

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Kagan pens scathing dissent as Supreme Court kills another campaign finance rule

Kagan pens scathing dissent as Supreme Court kills another campaign finance rule

This post was originally published on this site In a decision Monday that liberal Justice Elena Kagan warned will further corrupt the nation’s money-dominated political system, the U.S. Supreme Court’s right-wing majority struck down a campaign finance regulation limiting federal candidates’ ability to use campaign funds to repay personal loans....

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Pushing for ‘school choice,’ US Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs

Pushing for ‘school choice,’ US Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs

This post was originally published on this site By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune April 19, 2022 “Pushing for “school choice,” U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz splits with Gov. Greg Abbott in his endorsements for Texas House runoffs” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that...

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Zelensky Call Fuels Push for Increased Ukraine Aid

Zelensky Call Fuels Push for Increased Ukraine Aid

This post was originally published on this site Russia has attacked three nuclear plants in Ukraine and killed children during strikes on a kindergarten and special needs school, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky told a group of senators during a weekend call. The attacks on Ukraine’s nuclear infrastructure are “not an...

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Ted Cruz praises Biden over sanctions tied to Nord Stream pipeline

Ted Cruz praises Biden over sanctions tied to Nord Stream pipeline

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Wednesday offered rare praise for President Joe Biden over sanctions targeting the company behind a controversial pipeline that has become a flashpoint in the intensifying Ukraine-Russia crisis.

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A nomination fight elevates the tension between politics and justice

A nomination fight elevates the tension between politics and justice

This post was originally published on this siteFinding the line between protecting the innocent and punishing the guilty has always been tough when in the political spotlight.

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Cruz endorses Schmitt in Missouri Senate race

Cruz endorses Schmitt in Missouri Senate race

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Wednesday endorsed Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt in the Show Me State’s crowded GOP Senate primary.“I’m proud to endorse Eric Schmitt for U.S. Senate in Missouri. Eric is a fighter who will hold China accountable…

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Court fight represents golden opportunity for Cruz, Hawley, Cotton

Court fight represents golden opportunity for Cruz, Hawley, Cotton

This post was originally published on this siteThe looming Senate battle over President Biden’s coming pick for the Supreme Court is a golden opportunity for conservative Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.).Cruz, Hawley and Cotton are all viewed as potential…

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Ted Cruz still wants to be president. Can he win over the Trump faithful?

Ted Cruz still wants to be president. Can he win over the Trump faithful?

This post was originally published on this siteHis 2016 bid went badly. But if Trump stays out in 2024, Cruz is sure to make another try.

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Supreme Court appears divided over Cruz campaign finance challenge

Supreme Court appears divided over Cruz campaign finance challenge

This post was originally published on this siteA divided Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) challenge to limits on the amount of money candidates can raise from donors to pay off their personal debt after an election.The questions posed during an hour-long oral…

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