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U.S. Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) arrives at the U.S. Capitol after a meeting at the White House on Oct. 11, 2013.

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U.S. Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) arrives at the U.S. Capitol after a meeting at the White House on Oct. 11, 2013.

Texas: Pro-Cornyn PAC Spends $744,000 Attacking Stockman

Rep. Steve Stockman, a Texas Republican running for the Senate, probably doesn’t have the campaign funds, political infrastructure and statewide profile to unseat Minority Whip John Cornyn in a Republican primary in fewer than eight weeks in the nation’s second-biggest...

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U.S. Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) arrives at the U.S. Capitol after a meeting at the White House on Oct. 11, 2013 on Capitol Hill.

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U.S. Senate Minority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) arrives at the U.S. Capitol after a meeting at the White House on Oct. 11, 2013 on Capitol Hill.

Texas: Club for Growth Won’t Aid Stockman Against Cornyn

Here’s a challenge for conservatives in Texas: Taking sides in a surprise race. And here’s the first answer: Texas Rep. Steve Stockman’s bid to unseat Sen. John Cornyn in a Republican primary won’t get the backing of the Club for...

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A customer prepares to fire an AR-15 rifle at a gun range in Utah.

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A customer prepares to fire an AR-15 rifle at a gun range in Utah.

Stockman: AR-15 ‘Torch of Liberty’ — and Yours, Before Obama Grabs It

Get your AR-15 while the getting’s good. That’s the word from Rep.  Steve Stockman, a Republican from Texas. He is  raffling his Bushmaster, explaining that President Barack Obama wants to take the assault weapon away from him. (Obama has not...

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Musician Ted Nugent plays the national anthem during a rally for Republican John Raese's U.S. Senate campaign in Charleston, West Virginia, in this file photo.

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Musician Ted Nugent plays the national anthem during a rally for Republican John Raese's U.S. Senate campaign in Charleston, West Virginia, in this file photo.

Ted Nugent, Pro-Gun Rocker, to Attend Obama’s Big Speech

At the National Rifle Association’s annual convention last April in St. Louis, rock musician and pro-gun activist Ted Nugent declared: “I will be either dead or in jail by this time next year,” if President Obama won re-election. Obama did, of course. And...

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A campaign sign in Orange, Texas, for Republican congressional candidate Steve Stockman.

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A campaign sign in Orange, Texas, for Republican congressional candidate Steve Stockman.

Texas Republican Stockman Likely to Return to House After 16 Years

Representative Steve LaTourette of Ohio is leaving Congress just as another member of the iconic House Republican Class of 1994, Steve Stockman of Texas, is on his way back after a 16-year absence. Hours after LaTourette revealed his surprise exit yesterday, Stockman was...

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