A Texas county constable is among the dead, following a shooting early this afternoon in College Station, near the university campus. Two other law enforcement officers were among three injured as a result of the incident.
Ted Cruz, the new darling of the tea party, easily won his primary runoff against Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and is favored to win in November. He could become a spokesman for no-compromise conservatives.
Ted Cruz, the Tea Party favorite in a Texas Republican primary runoff for a vacant U.S. Senate seat, trounced his opponent Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst on Tuesday. If he beats his Democratic challenger, Cruz will be the first Hispanic U.S. senator from Texas.
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.
Republican Presidential Candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is 'not enthusiastic' about releasing more of his tax documents. He expressed concern that the facts would be distorted by the Obama campaign. Meanwhile, Romney may be nearing a decision on his choice of running mate.
Sarah Palin electrified the 2008 GOP convention, but many gaffes later, even conservative critics are wary of how a Palin speech in Tampa could impact the 2012 race and presumptive GOP standard-bearer, Mitt Romney.