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Cheering on Dad

These two are growing up fast … just yesterday …

Thanks to Willis family and Susan Hayes Fletcher for sharing these day-in-the life moments

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Senator Ted Cruz draws full house in #PlanoTX @tedcruz @collingop

Senator Ted Cruz said Democrats are so angry that they would crawl over broken glass to vote in the general election and Republicans better prepare to get out their vote.

Plano voters from age 6 to 80 turned out on Saturday afternoon when the Texas Senator stopped by Plano. The highlight of the gathering was a hard-hitting question by a 12-year-old Plano resident who wanted to know what could be done to keep the growing national debt from impacting his and future generations.

Cruz said Republicans have to fight four battles to win in November.

* Tax reform so Americans can keep more of their own money

* Reform regulations to get the burden off people who create jobs

* Health insurance reform to eliminate the fine on those who can’t afford the high premiums

* Judicial reform to confirm more judges and support local law enforcement

Cruz also spoke on how more needs to be done to help families pay for college.

And, Cruz shared a high-five with the 12-year-old who asked him about the debt.

The audience included a big turnout of under 40 voters and many first generation immigrants.

“We need to be a nation that celebrates legal immigration,” Ted Cruz, who said he is pushing for more skills-based system of immigration.

“When you come here, you come here to be an American,” Cruz said, saying America is a melting pot and groups should not be pitted against each other.

Next photo: A Dallas Police Officer discusses how social media was used in Dallas to cause a divide …

Afterward, the Senator spent time individually greeting an energized group of Plano residents and elected officials.

Cruz quotes:

On his time at Harvard Law: “My father refers to that as when I did missionary work.”

On gun control: “We must protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans” and said the Cruz-Grassley bill would have kept a recent shooter from buying a gun.

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Plano TX: Unfiltered Senator Ted Cruz on tax reform @tedcruz @collinGOP

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Sponsor: Lincoln Society of Collin County on behalf of Asian-American Republicans and Young Republicans

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Cheryl Williams picks up endorsement

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Congressman Sam Johnson wins Collin County vote in four-man Republican Primary race

Congressman Sam Johnson won the Collin County vote in the 2016 Texas Republican Primary with 74.62 percent.

The Congressman received 65,288 votes on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

In the Democrat Primary, Adam Bell drew 14,223 votes to win locally with 60.36 percent in District 3.

See who came in second … CLICK HERE FOR COLLIN COUNTY VOTING TOTALS

 

Collin County District Clerk race goes to Lynne Chupp Finley in Republican Primary

The District Clerk race in the Republican Primary finished with Lynne Chupp Finley taking home 54.78 percent of the vote on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Yoon Kim received 45.22 percent.

HOW DID COLLIN COUNTY VOTE IN MARCH 1, 2016 PRIMARY?

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