Republican Senator from Texas and Tea Party darling Ted Cruz is considering a run for president in 2016, according to party insiders interviewed by the conservative National Review.
The longer the Senate takes to pass the bipartisan immigration reform bill, the less likely it will make it past the more conservative House of Representatives. And while it’s too early to know whether all this effort will ultimately succeed, the consequences for failure will be devastating –- for the Republicans.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who governs over one of the most crucial border states as the immigration reform debate continues in Washington, is no fan of changing immigration policy without securing the borders first.
For new U.S. senators, the drill typically goes something like this: Keep quiet once you arrive in Washington, learn how things work and then begin asserting yourself.
Rafael Edward, 'Ted Cruz," was sworn in on Thursday as the first Hispanic senator to represent the state of Texas. Cruz, a torch bearer for the Republican Tea Party, has promised to appeal the Affordable Health Care Bill, better known as Obama Care, as his first major task in office.
New Latino Senator vows to fight federal spending
Barack Obama will continue to be the 44th president of the United States, and the Latino vote is being credited to the decision.