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January 23, 2014

The Ted Cruz Experience

Good morning, Texans. It’s great to see you all on BurkaBlog, and I’m tickled that I can start my time here by referring you to my profile of Ted Cruz–the cover story for our February issue. I began reporting this story in July. The idea was to publish

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January 10, 2014

The Man in the Arena

In the brief time Ted Cruz has been a senator, he has managed to convince half the country that he is a true patriot and the other half that he is a dangerous nutcase. What will he do next?

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November 19, 2013

Bipolar Order

Contrary to what the national media would have you believe, Texas is not politically monochromatic. It is, and always has been, a state with two minds.

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July 25, 2013

Ted Cruz and the Hispanic Vote

Today the Washington Examiner published the results of a poll that was provided by Ted Cruz’s staff and taken six weeks after the 2012 general election. The survey shows that Hispanics favored Democrat Paul Sadler over Cruz 60 percent to 40 percent and Obama over Romney 59

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January 30, 2013

Cornyn, Cruz oppose Kerry confirmation

The emergence of Ted Cruz has made life miserable for Minority Whip John Cornyn. Cruz constantly has the senior senator for Texas looking over his right shoulder. Cornyn voted against Kerry as secretary of state, as did Cruz, but it’s likely that he did so only to inoculate himself against

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January 21, 2013

Ted Cruz for President?

The U.S. Senate candidate's national profile rises further with a speaking slot at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Too bad that he can't ever run for president. Or can he?

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January 21, 2013

Dew Gets Booed

The audience, which had loudly applauded most of Governor Perry's speech, started booing when he reiterated his support for Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.

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