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LYNCHBURG, VA - MARCH 23: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) stands on stage while speaking to a crowd gathered at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Cruz officially announced his 2016 presidential campaign for the President of the United States during the event. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
LYNCHBURG, VA - MARCH 23: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) stands on stage while speaking to a crowd gathered at Liberty University to announce his presidential candidacy March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Cruz officially announced his 2016 presidential campaign for the President of the United States during the event. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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Ted Cruz announces his presidential campaign

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) announced his plans to run for president during a speech at Liberty University on Monday.

Ted Cruz announces his presidential campaign

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) announced his plans to run for president during a speech at Liberty University on Monday.