More than 21 hours after it started, Sen. Ted Cruz’s marathon speech against Obamacare came to a close without making any immediate legislative impact.

In Wednesday’s Capital Tonight, we looked at how the political aftermath is shaping up.


As Sen. Cruz was making his case, the Department of Health and Human Services was handing out some highly anticipated information. The Obama administration released the estimated costs of individual health plans late Tuesday night, and the news seems to be better than expected.


The Texas Democratic Party is still eagerly awaiting the official word from Sen. Wendy Davis on a possible run for governor. We sat down with the party’s chairman, Gilberto Hinojosa, and got his thoughts on what a Davis candidacy means for other potential statewide candidates.