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  • Sarah Palin Coming to The Woodlands Friday to Rally Texans for Ted Cruz

    07/25/2012 8:16:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    A Time For Choosing ^ | July 25, 2012 | Gary P. Jackson
    Sarah Palin will be in The Woodlands, near Houston on Friday along with Senator Jim DeMint and Texas Tea Party Leaders. Click here, or on the image above to RSVP. This from American Grizzlies/Organize4Palin: This Friday July 27, 2012: Join Sarah Palin as she helps GOTV for Ted Cruz in Houston, Texas. WHAT: Ted Cruz for United States Senate Get Out the Vote Rally! WHEN: Friday July 27, 2012. 6-7pm WHERE: Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive. The Woodlands, TX 77380 There’s some fixin to be done! You need to do a public RSVP to: Pat: http://www.tedcruz.org/rally Also, we’d...
  • Tea Partyers: Help us make TONIGHT'S Ted Cruz Telethon a success!(8-10 Central, 6pm PDT)

    07/25/2012 4:48:39 PM PDT · by Syncro · 16 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | July 25, 2012 | Staff
    We are asking all Tea Party supporters to help us make TONIGHT'S Ted Cruz Telethon a success! Our 2 hour Ted Cruz Telethon TONIGHT is critically important to ensuring that conservative Ted Cruz is elected to the U.S. Senate as funds raised will go directly to airing our 'Tea Party Supports Ted Cruz' TV ad.  This ad is vital to combating the establishment and D.C. SuperPAC funded attack ads on Cruz. With the Telethon TONIGHT from 8-10 Central Time, there are a couple of ways in which you can help.  ____________________________________________________________________________ 1. SPREAD THE WORD Forward this email to all your...
  • Four Signs of Cruz-mentum

    07/24/2012 9:39:38 PM PDT · by RitaOK · 20 replies
    Hotlineoncall. National Journal ^ | July 24,2012 | Sean Sullivan
    Dewhurst's Allies Are Throwing The Kitchen Sink At Cruz: The main super PAC supporting Dewhurst, the Texas Conservatives Fund, released a harsh new TV ad on Tuesday which can be best described as a political Hail Mary Pass. The spot ties Cruz to the suicide of a teenager (the boy's mother is featured in the ad) who served time in a juvenile detention center. But to say the connection is a stretch would be an understatement. Cruz defended a Pennsylvania developer in a judicial but not a corruption...... Cruz's Fundraising: Cruz outraised Dewhurst during the May 10-June 30 period, bringing...
  • Perry defends Dewhurst as conservative, blasts Washington group backing Cruz

    07/24/2012 9:06:46 AM PDT · by Qbert · 24 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 23 July 2012 | ROBERT T. GARRETT
    AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry gave a full-throated defense of the conservative bona fides of Senate GOP hopeful David Dewhurst on Monday, blasting the main political group supporting Dewhurst’s rival, Ted Cruz. The governor also raised the specter that a Cruz victory could hurt the prospects of the state’s soon-to-be senior senator, John Cornyn. “Craft me a conservative with a more conservative voting record than David Dewhurst, and we can have a conversation,” Perry said after he and Dewhurst cast early votes together at an Austin supermarket. “But there’s not one.” [Snip] He warned that Club for Growth is promoting...
  • Texas US Senate Debate - Ted Cruz vs. David Dewhurst(Live Thread)

    07/23/2012 5:56:05 PM PDT · by DrewsDad · 45 replies
    Texas US Senate Debate on Texas FOX StationsTed Cruz vs. David DewhurstLIVE STREAM
  • Take a Stand with Ted Cruz [Radiothon for Tea Party Candidate Ted Cruz]

    07/23/2012 1:03:29 PM PDT · by Syncro · 22 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | July 20, 2012 | Staff
    Take a Stand with Ted Cruz Tea Party Express is hosting a two-hour long ‘Take a Stand with Ted Cruz’ Radiothon next Wednesday, July 25th in Dallas, Texas on KLIF 570 AM to help us elect the next Tea Party Senator, Ted Cruz!Hosts: Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer and Tea Party Express singer and entertainer Kay Rivoli will host the event, and will be joined by some of the nation’s most influential Tea Party leaders and politicians who also proudly stand with Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate. It is crucial that tea party activists and leaders from across...
  • VIDEO: Tea Party's new Ted Cruz TV ad (Early Voting July 23-27)

    07/23/2012 12:43:45 PM PDT · by Syncro · 22 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | 07/23/2012 09:07:18 am | Sal Russo
    We finished our new 'Tea Party Supports Ted Cruz' TV ad just in time as early voting starts today! We finished our new 'Tea Party Supports Ted Cruz' TV ad just in time as early voting starts today!Dear Friends,Thanks to your passion and generous support, we reached our fundraising goal and worked over the weekend to complete our new 'Tea Party Supports Ted Cruz' TV ad that highlights that Cruz is the true conservative that will fight for our Tea Party values,  Here it is, what do you think?Click here to play We finished the ad just in time as...
  • Breaking: Tea Party Express Announces “Take A Stand” Radiothon for Ted Cruz

    07/21/2012 1:46:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    A Time For Choosing ^ | July 20, 2012 | Gary P. Jackson
    As Texans and Conservatives, we know how important this Senate race is. The rest of the country needs to understand how it will impact them as well. We have Ted Cruz, a Reagan Conservative who, as Solicitor General of Texas, has fought not only the United Nations and the World Court, but also the Obama regime, while defending both Texas and United States sovereignty which were under attack. Ted Cruz exemplifies the Texas spirit and is a champion of Liberty and Freedom. He’s served Texas well and will be an asset for the nation. We are fighting to stop current...
  • Texas: Dewhurst accepts debate with Cruz at last minute

    07/20/2012 7:39:19 AM PDT · by rstrahan · 17 replies
    Rstrahan
    From the Dallas Morning News (no link) Dewhurst accepted a debate at the last minute with Cruz at a Tea Party event. There is strong evidence that Dewhurst's constant harping on China connections and negative ads are hurting Dewhurst, and that he has lost the conservatives in Texas. It has gotten so bad that the jokes are along the line of " Ted Cruz supports theChinese. He was seen at a Panda drive-through". Not one ad by Dewhurst giving a positive reason to vote for him.
  • Ted Cruz Outraises David Dewhurst. Dewhurst Reponds By Accusing Cruz of Supporting Pedophiles

    07/17/2012 6:56:52 AM PDT · by Qbert · 27 replies
    Redstate ^ | 7/17/2012 | Erick Erickson
    I have always had a lot of respect for the guys who are running David Dewhurst’s campaign, but I’m starting to see now why Rick Perry had no chance of getting elected President. The same team running Dewhurst’s campaign ran Perry’s Presidential campaign and has stooped to what I thought would be an impossible low. Contra the headline at CNN.com, David Dewhurst actually raised less money than Ted Cruz. Dewhurst had to pump over $4 million into his campaign to save face and win the media spin that he outpaced Cruz. In fact, Cruz has raised $1.7 million and Dewhurst...
  • Polls show Cruz has momentum (Cruz surging...pulled ahead of Dewhurst!)

    07/15/2012 11:20:10 PM PDT · by County Agent Hank Kimball · 55 replies
    El Paso, Inc. ^ | 7/15/12 | Joe Holley
    "For the first time in their long campaign slog, independent polls are showing the so-called movement candidate, tea party favorite Ted Cruz, leading the GOP establishment favorite, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. They are trying to replace Kay Bailey Hutchison in the U.S. Senate and face off once again in the July 31 runoff election. “If less than a million people vote and Cruz wins, he’s likely to have coattails,” said Mustafa Tameez, a Houston political consultant. “He’ll pull in a lot of the movement candidates.” Cruz has insisted all along that his supporters have the enthusiasm, and a new survey...
  • Cruz takes lead in Texas runoff

    07/12/2012 5:10:23 PM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 26 replies
    Publioc Policy Polling ^ | July 12, 2012 | Tom Jensen
    PPP's first poll of the Texas Senate runoff finds Ted Cruz with a surprising 49-44 lead and a much more enthusiastic cadre of supporters than former front runner David Dewhurst. Cruz's lead expands to a whooping 59-36 margin over Dewhurst among voters who describe themselves as 'very excited' about voting in the election. The lower turnout is, the better Cruz's chances will be. Dewhurst leads 51-43 with 'somewhat excited' voters and 50-36 with those who say they are 'not that excited.' The big question is whether those less enthused folks will actually bother to turn out or not. This race...
  • Poll: Cruz up on Dewhurst in Texas

    07/12/2012 9:32:30 AM PDT · by Bevo · 30 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/12/12 | David Catanese
    By DAVID CATANESE | 7/12/12 11:39 AM EDT The Republican pollster that signaled Dick Lugar’s demise and Deb Fischer’s late surge is now flagging an upset in the making in the Texas Senate race. Tea party favorite Ted Cruz is leading Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst 47 percent to 38 percent in the GOP runoff, according to a new survey by the Columbus, Ohio-based Wenzel Strategies. The numbers directly conflict with the latest findings by Dewhurst’s camp, which released a poll Wednesday placing their candidate ahead by 8 percentage points, 50 percent to 42 percent. A Cruz campaign internal poll last...
  • David Dewhurst Campaign Alters Taxpayer Funded Website to Cover Up Past Support for Amnesty.

    07/11/2012 12:39:55 PM PDT · by An American! · 19 replies
    RedState ^ | July 11, 2012 | Erick Erickson
    What else is he hiding? Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst’s Senate campaign might have just crossed a line it should not have crossed. Who else would be behind the Lt. Governor’s taxpayer funded website for his Lieutenant Governor’s Office suddenly deleting the transcript of a speech proving David Dewhurst has been lying about his position on illegal aliens? The speech is . . . well . . . it is gone. Poof. Again, the website is taxpayer funded and the document suddenly no longer there directly contradicted Dewhurst’s present statements on immigration in the Senate campaign. Now, David Dewhurst adamantly...
  • Houston Chronicle Endorses "Moderate" Dewhurst cause Ted Cruz too Conservative Republican 4 Senate

    07/07/2012 3:30:50 PM PDT · by davidbellow · 29 replies
    Texas Conservative Republican News ^ | 7/7/2012 | David Bellow
    If the Chronicle is Endorsing Dewhurst because Ted Cruz is too Conservative Republican then Cruz is the guy for me!   Editorial: Who should fill Hutchison's boots? Houston Chronicle Tuesday, May 15, 2012 http://www.chron.com/opinion/editorials/article/Who-should-fill-Hutchison-s-boots-3560958.php There's a torrid race in the Texas Republican primary to replace a Washingtonmonument. U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, the first woman to represent the state of Texasin the Senate, is retiring after three-plus terms of service in the world's most exclusive club. Given a magic wand, we'd order up a replacement who would blend the skills ofHutchison with those of Lloyd Bentsen - with just...
  • Why Texas MUST Elect Ted Cruz for US Senate (Video) July 31st, 2012 Runoff Election

    06/28/2012 7:43:24 AM PDT · by davidbellow · 6 replies
    Texas Conservative Republican News ^ | 6/28/2012 | David Bellow
    Earlier this year, the big race I was involved in was to help get black, super conservative, Republican State Rep James White re-elected after White was attacked by Speaker Joe Straus via redistricting. White ended up beating a Straus Chairman, Mike "Tuffy" Hamilton. Now my focus has shifted to the US Senate race. This race is very important. It is a runoff election between David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz. The Runoff Election Day is July 31st, 2012. Texas MUST elect Ted Cruz for US Senate July 31st! Let me first say that I do not hate David Dewhurst or think he is a liberal or a bad...
  • Texas US Senator Debate: Cruz vs. Dewhurst (8PM CDT Live Thread)

    06/22/2012 5:02:42 PM PDT · by DrewsDad · 93 replies
    KERA News ^ | 6/22/12
    Republican candidates in the highly-anticipated Texas U.S. Senate race will square off in The Texas Debates: Race for U.S. Senate on Friday, June 22, 2012, at 8:00 pm CDT. The live debate between Ted Cruz, former Texas Solicitor General, and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst will be broadcast to millions on television, radio and the Internet. Live Streaming on:C-SPAN12newsnowand others at the link.Candidate Websites:Ted CruzDavid Dewhurst
  • Ted Cruz calls Obama's back-door amnesty "cravenly political, lawless, and wrong"

    06/19/2012 9:05:07 AM PDT · by Syncro · 31 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | 06/18/2012 | Tea Party Express HQ
    Ted Cruz calls Obama's back-door amnesty "cravenly political, lawless, and wrong" Those are the strong words spoken by Ted Cruz and we couldn't agree more!In case you missed the news last week, President Obama announced a new back-door amnesty plan for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants. This is outrageous and political pandering at its worst.  In an obvious move to gain favor with Latino voters, President Obama is abusing his power as president and turning the White House into a campaign office for his reelection.  We must secure our borders and ensure that the laws of the land...
  • Senate candidate Cruz pockets big bucks across U.S. (Texas alert)

    06/15/2012 6:15:47 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 42 replies
    The San Antonio Express News ^ | June 12, 2012 | Priya Anand and Richard S. Dunham
    If money talks in politics, conservative activists are shouting that the hotly contested U.S. Senate runoff between conservative insurgent Ted Cruz and Austin powerhouse David Dewhurst is the most important Republican race in the country. Federal Election Commission records analyzed by the Houston Chronicle indicate Cruz, the former Texas solicitor general who has targeted his own party's establishment in a noisy nomination battle, has raked in more money from conservative super PACs than any other Senate candidate in the nation: $3.8 million. While Dewhurst, the state's lieutenant governor and the early favorite, has raised more than 90 percent of his...
  • [Texas:]Perry imprint on Dewhurst camp deep, as spokesman enlists

    06/14/2012 11:35:48 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 11 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | June 13, 2012 | Robert T. Garrett
    The addition of former Perry presidential campaign spokesman Mark Miner to Senate hopeful David Dewhurst’s campaign means that the three most important positions in the Dewhurst bid to go to Washington are held by Perry people. Dewhurst, who’s in a battle with former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz for Texas’ open U.S. Senate seat, has former Perry strategist Dave Carney as his senior campaign adviser. A pro-Dewhurst super PAC, Texas Conservatives Fund, is run by Rob Johnson, who managed Perry’s 2010 re-election campaign and worked in his failed presidential effort in the 2012 cycle. Miner, another Perry presidential campaign worker...