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Boom: Cruz Wins Texas Run-off

LawrencePaul Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 7:17 AM
Dream on fella. The Tea Party helped to obliterated your majority in congress and helped Walker win by a landslide. You can make all the snide remarks you wish, in the end liberal facism is about to be swept aside. That should wipe the smirk from off you face for while. The dems will be out of power for a generation. By by Marxists.

A massive upset, and a major triumph for both the conservative and Tea Party movements:

Former state solicitor general Ted Cruz, a tea party-aligned conservative once regarded as a long-shot candidate, has won the Republican runoff in Texas, where he will be the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate in the November election. The Associated Press has called the race for Cruz over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. Cruz will be a heavy favorite over Democratic nominee Paul Sadler, who also won a runoff on Tuesday.  Cruz, an emerging conservative star whose father emigrated to the...