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Latest News Wires Will the Tea Party favorite win Texas' runoff?

Weekend polling indicated that Ted Cruz, the Tea Party's choice for the U.S. Senate seat that's up for grabs in Tuesday's Texas runoff, is leading. However, his opponent, the GOP pick, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst still has a pretty good chance.

By Corrie MacLagganReuters / July 31, 2012

AP Photo/Pat Sullivan

Voters began heading to the polls on Tuesday in Texas, where Tea Party movement favorite Ted Cruz is hoping to upset Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in a fiercely competitive Republican primary runoff for an open U.S. Senate seat.