Texas: The Issue Is – Senator Ted Cruz talks debt ceiling, border crisis
As the national debt continues to grow, reaching the highest debt seen in history, conversations in Congress continue to circle around what should be done regarding the U.S. debt ceiling.
Houston police respond to 'self-inflicted cutting' call at Sen. Ted Cruz home
Houston police were called to the home of Texas Senator Ted Cruz after a 'self-inflicted cutting call' was received by authorities on Tuesday evening.
Man accused of throwing White Claw at Sen. Ted Cruz during Astros championship parade identified
Video shared on Twitter captured the moment the can almost hit the senator and someone nearby attempted to block what Sen. Cruz later said was a White Claw can.
Gun rights, school safety take center stage at Texas Tribune Festival
Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke sat down for one-on-one interviews at the Texas Tribune Festival and discussed many topics, including gun safety.
This Week in Texas Politics: Wildfires, education, cyber warfare
Some of the political fights that we saw this week in Texas politics were political cyber warfare. FOX 7 Austin's Rudy Koski and our panel of political analysts break it down.
Mile-long school bus convoy honoring child victims of gun violence visits Sen. Ted Cruz
The NRA Children's Museum is a school bus convoy filled with personal memories of the children killed in shootings. It's outside Sen. Ted Cruz's offices Thursday morning, asking for gun reform.
Sen. Ted Cruz threatened by Houston-area man in cryptic phone call
In a cryptic phone call, transcribed in charging documents," the man says "Every last one of your Republican colleagues... is to be found...and killed, be it by a bullet to the face or by the smashing of a brick in your skull."
Texas teachers union, other groups protest Ted Cruz over gun stance
The Texas American Federation of Teachers marched because it said it wanted to send a message to Cruz and ask him to “stop the gun violence with commonsense steps in the U.S. Senate.”
Ted Cruz confronted for attending NRA convention same week of Texas school shooting
Texas Senator Ted Cruz was confronted by a protester while at a restaurant in Houston Friday night. The protestor asked Cruz why he came to the NRA convention after 19 children and two teachers were killed at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas
Activist confronts Ted Cruz in Houston restaurant following NRA convention
Indivisible Houston posted video of Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz being questioned about his stance on guns.
Tale of two senators: Cruz doubles down against gun regulation while Cornyn leads GOP in negotiations
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has a history of working across the aisle to advance small gun policy bills after mass shootings.
Trump, Abbott, Cruz scheduled to address 2022 NRA convention days after Texas school shooting
The NRA’s annual convention takes place on Friday in Houston, just days after an 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in the state.
Arizona congressman blasts Ted Cruz’s comments against gun control following Texas elementary school shooting
Moments after the deadly Uvalde school shooting, Texas Senator Ted Cruz said he doesn’t believe gun control is a solution to combating mass shootings in the U.S.
Political pivots, walk-offs dominate This Week in Texas Politics
FOX 7 Austin's Rudy Koski and his panel of political analyst discuss the topics that dominated This Week in Texas Politics.
Ted Cruz, John Cornyn vote no as Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court
The U.S. Senate confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court today Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson — the first Black woman ever confirmed to the high bench. Texas’ U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz voted against her nomination, joining a near-party-line vote of 53-47.
Ted Cruz, John Cornyn and other GOP lawmakers call for Title 42 extension
Several GOP lawmakers are calling on the Biden administration to extend Title 42 policies, which keeps migrants from crossing the border due to the pandemic.
Texas Republicans push Biden administration to keep rule that turns asylum-seekers away at the border
The Biden administration plans to end a pandemic-era rule under which immigration authorities rapidly expel migrants who have crossed the border without letting them apply for asylum, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday.
This Week in Texas Politics: Ted Cruz, Nancy Pelosi, natural disasters
FOX7's Rudy Koski and our panel of political experts take a look at the issues that dominated This Week in Texas Politics, including Ted Cruz, natural disasters and recent political endorsements.
Ted Cruz, John Cornyn are poised to vote against Ketanji Brown Jackson
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson would be the first Black woman on the country’s highest court in its more than 230-year history — a fact that Cruz has called "inspirational" and Cornyn has called "long overdue."
Ted Cruz clashes with Democrats during heated confirmation hearing for Ketanji Brown Jackson
Cruz argued with the committee’s chair over procedure, leading to an accusation that he was performing for the television cameras.