Ted Cruz

From Texas Standard

As the official state tree and namesake ingredient in the state pie as well, the pecan occupies a special place in Texas. Although the state is one of the top producers of pecans, the nut’s success in one key international market has been more difficult to crack.

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From Texas Standard:

After more than 20 years of losing every statewide election, Texas Democrats are searching for a candidate who can finally beat the odds in 2018. Right now, their hopes are pinned on El Paso Congressman Beto O’Rourke. He’s the Democrat likely to face Sen. Ted Cruz, who’s running for reelection.

From Texas Standard:

With election day 2018 more than a year away, a Houston-area energy attorney appears to be the first to throw his hat in the ring as a primary challenger to fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Senator Ted Cruz seems to be softening his opposition to the Senate's replacement bill for Obamacare.  In San Antonio he talked about an amendment he wants to add to the legislation. The state's junior senator appeared on local radio station KTSA.

Cruz told an audience at KTSA his amendment is a compromise.

“If an insurance company sells at least one plan in a state that complies with the mandates they can also sell any other plan that consumers desire,” he said.