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No One Wants to Sit Next to Ted Cruz

Bane of his family’s existence Ted Cruz isn’t very popular among his colleagues, either—this much we knew. Ted, however, still seems to be struggling with the concept. Because while attending Antonin Scalia’s funeral this past weekend, he kept insisting on sitting next to other humans. And absolutely no one wanted to sit next to Ted. This sort of rejection almost ...

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Ted Cruz Got Heckled By His Own Supporter When He Asked for a Moment of Silence for Antonin Scalia 

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA—Early on in his third-place victory speech last night, Ted Cruz asked the supporters gathered at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds to take a moment of silence for Antonin Scalia. The entire room fell quiet—mostly. http://gawker.com/here-are-the-h… One supporter took the opportunity to deliver his own prayer, which was amplified by the dead-silent room and was clearly audible on ...

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Ted Cruz promises no gluten-free meals for military

Alex Wong/Getty Images Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz bashed gluten-free military rations in a Tuesday speech. Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz took a hard line against the military’s top enemy: Gluten-free food. At a Tuesday rally in South Carolina, the Texas Senator vowed to fight against the Pentagon’s culture of “political correctness” — which apparently means nixing special meals for ...

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Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters

WASHINGTON — Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz’s Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters. His “Cruz Crew” mobile app is designed to gather detailed information from its users’ phones — tracking their physical movements and mining the names and contact information ...

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Numbers Monday: Sen. Ted Cruz Crowned Social Media King in ‘Senate Sweeps’

(TrendoPo) He was criticized for bringing on the government shutdown, but Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, only benefited on the Internet for his stand. Cruz has been crowned the winner of the first-ever “Senate Sweeps” competition, held by the D.C.-based political analytics startup TrendPo. The contest, which kicked off Oct. 2, the second day of the government shutdown, pitted 64 of ...

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Ted Cruz Solicits Religious Vote in S.C. Visit

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, earned rave reviews in South Carolina, which will be an early state in the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential primary. COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in Washington are praying he’d just go away. But during a gathering of 400 South Carolina pastors here Monday, attendees laid their hands upon Sen. Ted Cruz and asked God to grant ...

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