Texas Republican Senate candidate Ted Cruz speaks to the media, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in Houston, a day after defeating Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a runoff. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

 

              Texas Republican Senate candidate Ted Cruz speaks to the media, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in Houston, a day after defeating Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a runoff.  (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Texas Republican Senate candidate Ted Cruz speaks to the media, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in Houston, a day after defeating Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in a runoff. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)