Ted Cruz Makes it a New Game for U.S. Senate in Texas
This morning, former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz announced via a blogger conference call that he is a candidate for the United States Senate. This is great news. Really great news. It is great news for those of us who recognize the need for new leadership in our nation, and the need to elect actual, proven, limited government, Constitution-respecting conservatives – especially from states like | Read More »
Will KBH Bow Out For the Good of Texas?
Next Tuesday, Texans will vote in their respective primaries, and all eyes are on the race for the Republican nomination for governor. If no candidate gets 50% of the vote, there will be a run-off between the top two, which will be Governor Perry and Senator Hutchison. Such a run-off will allow Democrat Bill White, who will win the Democrat nomination easily over opponent Farouk | Read More »
Hutchison Reaffirms Support for Roe v. Wade in Texas Debates
Tonight in Texas, the Republican Gubernatorial debate took place at the University of North Texas in Denton. Participating were Governor Perry, Senator Hutchison and Debra Medina. There were a number of highlights and lowlights – but suffice it to say, it was pretty clear that Senator Hutchison is of Washington and Governor Perry is of Texas. The most important, and telling, exchange occurred between the | Read More »
Hutchison Implies Fellow Republicans Are Anti-Troops
Earlier today, Erick pointed out that Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, despite having promised to stay and “fight” against healthcare in Washington while campaigning for Texas Governor (and in so doing, jamming up her fellow Republican candidates in Texas while they wait for her to supposedly resign in March), refused to support her fellow Republicans in an important cloture vote. Yet now, in an “I was | Read More »
Queen Bee Hutchison Always Wants Her Cake and Eat It Too
Known in Senate circles as the Senator who must have her way – even if it means a few tears in the leader’s office – Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) is the queen of wanting to have it both ways. She wants to run for Governor of Texas without giving up her Senate seat. She wanted to move up Senate leadership without taking a risk | Read More »
Perry for Texas. Hutchison for Washington.
In 2010, Texans either will lead the nation forward according to conservative principle and under conservative leadership, or they will put their trust and faith in the ways of Washington. In the last several weeks, current Texas Governor Rick Perry and U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison – each vying for the Texas Governorship in 2010 – have each made significant public statements that make their | Read More »