Texas Democrat Announces Bid For Senate; Ted Cruz Fires Back: ‘Puppet’ Of Pelosi

  • Yet another House Democrat is taking on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), whose re-election campaign immediately shot back at the 2024 election challenger.
  • Rep. Colin Allred, a former Tennessee Titans linebacker and Obama administration official who has represented Texas‘32nd district since 2019, announced his campaign on Wednesday.
  • “I’m running for U.S. Senate because Texans deserve a Senator whose team is Texas. Ted Cruz only cares about himself,” Allred said in a tweet.