Cruz Joins the Senate Judiciary Committee

BLT reports: “Senate Republicans announced today that newly elected Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a lawyer who was backed by the Tea Party movement, will serve as a member of the committee during this session.” Cruz takes the place of Senator Coburn. Jeff Flake also joins the committee, taking the place of Senator Kyl. On the Democratic side, Mazie Hirono replaces Senator Kohl.