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Sens. Cruz, Tillis, McSally, Wicker, Loeffler, Hyde-Smith Introduce Proposal to Prevent Democrats from Packing Supreme Court 

“Make no mistake – if Democrats win the election, they will end the filibuster and pack the Supreme Court, expanding the number of justices to advance their radical political agenda and entrench their power for generations," said Sen. Ted Cruz, introducing two proposals to maintain the number of justices on the bench, preserve the integrity and independence of the Supreme Court, and protect Americans’ Constitutional Liberties.

10.21.2020
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Texas Supreme Court to Hear 1st Amendment Case with Potential Wide-Ranging Freedom of the Press Impact

The ongoing legal dispute involves the largest trade secrets award in the history of Bexar County, $706 million. "As such, the Houston Forward Times, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and all those supporting the sanctity of the U.S. Constitution turn to the Texas Supreme Court and anxiously await its decision in this critical case."

10.20.2020
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Governor Abbott Named Best Governor In Nation By ALEC, Conservative Economists

The criteria includes tax policy, overall state spending levels, handling of COVID-19 funds, union regulations, health and welfare spending, school choice, and other education policies.

10.20.2020
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Sen. Cruz: Twitter's Behaving As if Its Joe Biden’s Press Secretary

Twitter is behaving as if its Joe Biden’s press secretary. It is censorship. It is wrong. "It’s not their role to determine who gets to speak and who doesn’t. And by the way, if the emails are fake, you know what? The New York Post can be sued for defamation."

10.20.2020
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This is by Far the Most Pivotal Election for Oil & Gas Industry – Bar None

“Compared to a world where Hillary Clinton might have been president, the Oil & Gas Industry has fared spectacularly under President Trump,” said Rapidan Energy Group's Bob McNally, expressing his concerns over what might be undone should Democrat Joe Biden become president. “We didn’t just dodge a bullet – we dodged a salvo of cannonballs.”

10.19.2020
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Abbott Appoints Rebeca Huddle to Texas Supreme Court

"Rebeca Huddle's story truly represents the American dream. She's a 1st generation American whose tireless work and sharp legal mind demonstrates an extensive and accomplished record – both in public service and private practice," said Governor Abbott during an El Paso press conference announcing his appointment of Huddle to the Texas Supreme Court.

10.16.2020
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McCaul Campaign Reaches Out to All its Voters – in More than 10 Different Languages

As early voting began across Texas Tuesday, political campaigns shifted into over-drive for the last three weeks of the campaign. In Cong. Michael McCaul's case, that means having a campaign team that speaks more than 10 different languages – some of which are more common in the 10th Congressional District of Texas than they are anywhere else in the nation.

10.16.2020
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CRUZ: In Confirmation Hearings for Judge Barrett, ‘Democrats Surrendered’

“We saw the Democrats try to redefine what 'packing the court' means this week, and it was a very concerted effort. The big news out of yesterday is, the Democrats surrendered, they've given up. By midday, they were all gone. There were only two Democrats in the entire, empty hearing room."

10.16.2020
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President Trump Upbeat, Energetic in Post-COVID Rallies After Recovery

As President Donald Trump held rallies in Pennsylvania, Iowa & North Carolina last week, Democrat Joe Biden held a drive-in rally in Ohio attended by 30 socially distant cars. “We’re years ahead on vaccines, and they’re going to be distributed very shortly,” said Trump of the several vaccines in the late stages of human trials.

10.15.2020
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Gov. Abbott, TEA, TDEM Announce COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot Program for Texas Schools

This program will help schools conduct rapid tests of district employees and students — with the written permission of their parents — to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campuses. 

10.15.2020
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CRUZ: Censorship of Potential Biden Corruption Meetings is Obvious, Transparent Attempt to Influence Election

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on The Constitution, sent letters today to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg requesting the Big Tech giants’ decision to censor the New York Post's coverage – calling the move an "obvious and transparent attempt" to influence the November Election.

10.15.2020
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Sen. Cruz on Day One of SCOTUS Hearing: ‘Nobody Laid a Glove on Judge Barrett’

Following day one of the Senate confirmation hearing for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), appeared on Fox News’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to recap the opening statements and discuss Senate Democrats’ power plot to pack the Supreme Court.

10.13.2020
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49% of 'Likely Voters' Nationwide Support Easing COVID Restrictions, while 58% of Hispanics say America’s Best Days are to Come

More “Registered Voters” nationwide want to move beyond the current COVID-19 lockdowns than not, says a recent Scott Rasmussen National Survey. And “Likely Voters” in Purple States – the competitive states that may decide the 2020 Election – say they want restrictions eased, 49% to 36%. Even Blue State Voters appear to be losing their patience.

10.07.2020
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Biden's Lead Over Trump Collapses to Statistical 49%-47% Tie in New Zogby/EMI Poll

Democrat Joe Biden's support among Hispanics, at 61%, remains well short of the 66%-67% he probably needs to win, and the same appears to hold true among Blacks. And by a margin of 43%-40%, voters now think Mr. Trump will win the election.

10.06.2020
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Sen. Cruz: Big Tech Poses the Single Greatest Threat To Our Free Speech & Democracy

Senate Commerce Committee’s unanimously approved authorizations to issue subpoenas against Jack Dorsey, Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet Inc., Google, and Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer of Facebook to testify before the committee.

10.05.2020
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Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce $3.5 Million For Nursing Facility Safety Projects

Governor Greg Abbott and the HHSC announced $3.5 million in federal funding for nursing facilities to purchase plexiglass barriers and tents to allow for safe visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

10.05.2020
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Brady: With September Jobs Report, More Than Half of Jobs Lost to Covid Now Recovered

President Trump championed pro-growth policies like TCJA that led to a generational low in unemployment, setting records in jobs and wages for women and people of color, shrinking the wealth gap, and reducing poverty at historic levels. 

10.05.2020
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Nonpartisan Public Safety-Focused Fight for Austin PAC Announces Second Endorsement: Louis Herrin in District 4

Fight for Austin PAC, which was created by six Austinites of diverse backgrounds to support candidates who prioritize public safety, is announcing their second endorsement of the 2020 election cycle: Louis Herrin for City Council in District 4.

10.05.2020
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Cong. McCaul, House Republican's Issue Blueprint to Combat Chinese Communist Party's ‘Generational Threat’

As Democrats are reluctant to focus on the Chinese Communist Party' role in the global spread of the CCOVID-19 CoronaVirus, House Republicans release a “comprehensive blueprint” to counter a range of threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

10.02.2020
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Olson Acts To Force Vote On Extending Paycheck Protection Program Through 2020

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to force a House vote to extend the much needed Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that has helped companies stay open and save critically needed jobs.

09.28.2020
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10.21.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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10.20.2020
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10.19.2020
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