Politics Wrap Up: From Texas Vote To Presidential Polling

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Former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz, center. (AP)
Former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz, center. (AP)

Wednesday's political news spanned from Texas to Israel:

  • Tuesday's vote in Texas brought a big victory for Tea Party-backed candidate Ted Cruz in the Texas Senate race
  • The Boston Globe reports that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney praised Israel's health care system in a speech there, saying it is much cheaper than that in the U.S. and that Israelis live longer
  • A new poll from Quinnipiac University and the New York Times showing President Obama leading Republican Mitt Romney in Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania

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This segment aired on August 1, 2012.


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