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Texas Retirements May Bring New Conservative Stars To Congress

If Texas elects to Congress a slate of new conservative leaders it will be in no small measure due to the efforts of conservative Senator Ted Cruz. Cruz, facing his own reelection campaign this year, has still found time to make endorsements and campaign for candidates in at least four hotly contested Texas GOP Congressional primaries.

Wis., Minn. Set to Decide Open Seat Races

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

A crowded three-way race of GOP state lawmakers has developed to replace retiring Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.), one of the few remaining moderate Republicans in the House, ahead of Tuesday's primary.