Ted Cruz sworn in as Texas’ new senator - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Ted Cruz sworn in as Texas’ new senator

Posted: Updated:
Getty Images Getty Images

FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) Texas' new Senator Ted Cruz became the center of attention from Republicans and the Tea Party long before today's swearing-in.

He campaigned as a grassroots conservative and won big.

Political analyst John Weekley says, "He goes there almost as a star quality because he's from Texas, he's Latino."

Cruz, the first Latino Senator from Texas, succeeds Kay Bailey Hutchison, who became the first female Senator from the Lone Star State.

During her 19 years in office, she received wide praise.

 

Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.