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Cruz targets conservatives as he starts White House run

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked Christian conservative voters to …

Republicans Want to Repeal Obamacare? Go Ahead, Make My Day

The new budget proposals from House and Senate Republicans are a joke. How bad a joke? Both would repeal Obamacare, yet both count on collecting $1 trillion over 10 years in Obamacare taxes -- all of which, by the way, would be paid by upper-income earners. Maya MacGuineas, who heads the bipartisan …

Ted Cruz wants you to think he's extremely conservative

But his more immediate foes are on the right.<p>While former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) has increasingly been dubbed the front-runner in the race, he's not Cruz's main concern in the GOP primary. While Bush and another top GOP contender, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, are clearly appealing to …

Ted Cruz goes hard right – but has the Bible-thumping base lost its influence?

Ted Cruz became the first official US presidential candidate on Monday, not by way of his home state of Texas but in a direct appeal to the Christian right. Onstage with his trademark hands-free headset at Liberty University – founded by the late evangelist leader Jerry Falwell and touted as the …

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Republican Thorn Ted Cruz Announces Run For President

The 2016 presidential campaign has its first official candidate. Republican Ted Cruz jumped into the race for the presidency, announcing his intentions in a tweet at 12:09 am EDT Monday morning.<p>"I'm running for president and I hope to earn your support!" the firebrand Texas senator tweeted simply …