SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The question for voters in Tuesday’s Texas runoff isn’t whether a Republican will likely succeed Kay Bailey Hutchison in the U.S. Senate, but what kind of Republican?

The answer figures to reverberate far beyond the Lone Star State.

It’s a primary that represents one of the nation’s most vivid contrasts between the GOP establishment and the tea party. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst faces a major threat from former Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz.

Read More at OfficialWire. By Will Weissert.

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