The Race Has Begun! Ted Cruz Announces His Candidacy

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Ted Cruz is in his first term as a Senator from Texas. Today, he became the first major candidate for next year's Republican presidential nomination. This morning, at Liberty University in Virginia, he told supporters, "It is a time to reclaim the constitution of the United States. I am honored to stand with each and every one of you … courageous conservatives."

Robert Costa is national political reporter for the Washington Post.


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