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Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

Five Myths About Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

A political nobody just three years ago, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is the first official candidate vying for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination. His was a noisy entrance into government, marked by outspokenness and partisanship that clearly delighted part of the public even as they irritated many of his colleagues. In a remarkably short period, Cruz has become a national figure — and one who is often misunderstood. Here are five myths about Ted Cruz. 1. Ted Cruz is anti-establishment. Cruz earned his iconoclastic cred in part by not waiting in line for his turn to run for high office and in part by refusing to play the quiet, unnoticed freshman in the Senate. He...

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