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Is the American dream really dying?

May 20, 2015
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, who's running for the Republican presidential nomination, issued a stark warning recently.
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GOP contenders talk tough, offer few specifics on national security

May 13, 2015
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
As recently as two years ago, it appeared that the 2016 presidential contest was likely to become a monumental debate within the Republican Party over national security and foreign policy.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
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Groups backing Ted Cruz raise $31 million in a single week

April 9, 2015
Robert Costa, Katie Zezima | The Washington Post
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz vaulted to the top tier of the 2016 money race Wednesday as supporters announced that super PACs backing his bid had raised $31 million in a single week.
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Can Ted Cruz Play Well With Others?

March 31, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
The Texas senator’s biggest problem is that he is known more for causing disorder than genuine accomplishments.

Harry Reid Announces Retirement, U.S. Troop Drawdown in Afghanistan, Desertion Charges for Bowe Bergdahl & Ted Cruz Jumps into 2016 Race

March 27, 2015
Reid retires, 9800 troops remain in Afghanistan, Bergdahl charged & the GOP race for the White House
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First out of the gate for 2016, where does Ted Cruz go now?

March 23, 2015
Many Republicans say they are considering a run for president in 2016, but Sen. Ted Cruz is the first to make it official. Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Susan Page of USA Today about how Cruz fits into the GOP campaign landscape.
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Cruz tests the limits of conservatism in his run for president

March 24, 2015
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
If there is such a thing as being too conservative to be elected president of the United States, Ted Cruz is having none of it. Announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination Monday at Liberty University, the first-term senator from Texas offered himself as the pure essence of conservatism and challenged the tea party and evangelical wings of the Republican Party to rise up behind one of their own and take control of the party and the country.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
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Who is Ted Cruz?

March 24, 2015
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
He is the first candidate to jump into the 2016 Presidential race. Jeff Zeleny has everything you need to know about Ted Cruz's background and positions.
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It’s official: Cruz announces 2016 candidacy

March 23, 2015
Robert Costa, Katie Zezima | The Washington Post
Hours ahead of an expected Monday morning announcement at Liberty University, Ted Cruz told supporters just after midnight that he was launching a White House bid. “I'm running for president, and I hope to earn your support!” he tweeted.
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