By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
The young drop coverage to avoid higher premiums
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
One by one, several candidates hoping to be Texas' next GOP Senate nominee made their pitches to the Republican Party's forum in Erath County, just west of Fort Worth - but the few dozen voters packed inside the small meeting hall on a hot afternoon last week were getting antsy.
"I want Dewhurst defeated, and I think [Mr. Cruz] is the best choice for that," said Gloriana Tadlock of Stephenville, Texas, moments after Monday's candidate forum, which the lieutenant governor skipped. "Sometimes you vote in a direction so that you rally"