Democrats haven't held statewide office in Texas in years. Are they hoping to benefit if tea party favorite Ted Cruz wins the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate? We'll ask our guests today, including State Rep. Garnet Coleman, a Democrat from Houston; and Dallas County Republican Chair Wade Emmert.
President Obama's comments about his capacity to influence the job market has political consultant Jeff Bolton in a Rant.
Plus: Is the tea party movement making it harder for moderate conservatives to win elections? That's today's Flashpoint.
And on the Roundtable: Who won the momentum coming out of the Belo Debate: David Dewhurst or Ted Cruz?