The Cruz effect
Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz stopped by a gun manufacturing business in Leander Tuesday to reiterate his stance on gun control.
"I will fight every day to protect our constitutional right to bear arms," Cruz said.
Karina Kling spoke with Harold Cook and Ted Delisi about Cruz's growing influence in Washington. They also discussed Sen. John Cornyn and how the possibility of a primary challenger might be affecting his votes.
Transportation is a top issue this legislative session. Tuesday, TxDOT hosted its annual Texas Transportation Forum in Austin. Innovative funding ideas, such as toll roads, could help fund future road building in Texas.
Gridlock in Washington
President Obama spoke about the challenges Washington lawmakers face in trying to avoid the sequester scheduled for March 1, which would automatically cut $1.2 trillion in spending from defense and social programs.