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Sen. Cruz won’t endorse Cornyn in Texas GOP race
washingtonpost.com ^ | 2/27/14

Posted on 02/27/2014 9:19:49 AM PST by cotton1706

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz is refusing to endorse his fellow Texas Republican in next week’s primary in which a tea party candidate is trying to oust the Senate’s second-ranking GOP leader.

Cruz declined to say whether he will vote for Sen. John Cornyn or challenger Steve Stockman.

Cruz continued criticizing GOP leaders Thursday and said he doesn’t plan to endorse any incumbents or their challengers in this year’s primaries. He did not rule out changing his mind later.

Several senior Republican senators face tea party challengers in primaries.

Cruz’s comments were notable because he is a vice chairman of the GOP committee tasked with winning Senate elections.

Cruz is a tea party favorite who may run for president in 2016.

His comments came at a Washington breakfast sponsored by Politico.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cruz; elections; tedcruz
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Texas primary is next Tuesday, March 4th.

Hopefully, the people of Texas will take Cruz's non-endorsement as advice to vote for somebody other than Cornyn!

1 posted on 02/27/2014 9:19:49 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

Go, Ted, GO!!


2 posted on 02/27/2014 9:21:15 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: cotton1706

Cornyn - CRUZing for a bruising.

Time to thin the herd!


3 posted on 02/27/2014 9:21:41 AM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: cotton1706

Good. Karlos Rove railed against Cruz yesterday. Screw him. Go Cruz!


4 posted on 02/27/2014 9:22:22 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: cotton1706

I’m liking Cruz more and more every day.


5 posted on 02/27/2014 9:22:32 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: cotton1706

Now endorse Stovall!


6 posted on 02/27/2014 9:26:14 AM PST by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: WKUHilltopper

Same here!


7 posted on 02/27/2014 9:27:43 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: cotton1706

Thank you Senator Cruz. Trash must go into the dumpster.


8 posted on 02/27/2014 9:31:21 AM PST by mulligan (I)
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To: cotton1706

Attention Rand Paul: This his how it’s done. Learn or stay forever a Senator.


9 posted on 02/27/2014 9:31:30 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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10 posted on 02/27/2014 9:38:08 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Jim Robinson

There is just no sidling up with RINOS, under any circumstances, with Ted Cruz. Not for love, money, nor compromise.

THAT is integrity in real action. Maybe even dangerous, for his own political future, but there it is. I’d say that’s resistance in real time.

Who else has done that without fail?


11 posted on 02/27/2014 9:46:51 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: cotton1706; o2bfree; 12th_Monkey; 230FMJ; TWhiteBear; painter; tbw2; Ricebug; parthian shot; ...

Ted Cruz Ping!

If you want on/off this ping list, please let me know.

Please beware, this is a high-volume ping list!


12 posted on 02/27/2014 9:47:01 AM PST by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: cotton1706

Amen, bro.

This is pretty rare, coming from a man with the ability to triumph against the odds, continues to stand on his own two feet, increasingly under fire, pressure and threat, but endorses no RINOS anywhere, for any trumped up reason.

This is the rare bird.


13 posted on 02/27/2014 9:56:10 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: cotton1706

Why would anybody endorse someone who voted to give Obama everything he asks for with no strings? Like the latest budget “deal” to prevent military cuts, then a month later Obama announces he’s unilaterally cutting defense to pre-1942 levels.....

Cornyn = DUMB RINO who gets played by progressives and can’t figure out he’s been played.


14 posted on 02/27/2014 9:58:26 AM PST by BereanBrain
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Cruz declined to say whether he will vote for Sen. John Cornyn or challenger Steve Stockman.

Coyness is not an endearing trait.

15 posted on 02/27/2014 9:58:30 AM PST by onedoug
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WHAT???? What is wrong with Ted Cruz? I mean Rand Paul is a great Conservative and he has endorsed his home-state boy, Mitch McConnell. Whassup with Sen. Cruz? Has Rand Paul not met with him and coached him on how to be an “Inside-the-Beltway” Political Whore?


16 posted on 02/27/2014 10:05:32 AM PST by Din Maker (If Ted Cruz gave Rand Paul one of his balls, they'd both have one.)
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Cruz declined to say whether he will vote for Sen. John Cornyn or challenger Steve Stockman.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Memo to The Washington Post writer: There are other challengers besides Stockman; dumb ass.


17 posted on 02/27/2014 10:08:02 AM PST by Din Maker (If Ted Cruz gave Rand Paul one of his balls, they'd both have one.)
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To: onedoug

“Cruz declined to say whether he will vote for Sen. John Cornyn or challenger Steve Stockman.

Coyness is not an endearing trait.”

Maybe he’s just voting for Stovall, haha.


18 posted on 02/27/2014 10:10:37 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: SoConPubbie

Good man, Ted!


19 posted on 02/27/2014 10:15:43 AM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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To: cotton1706

Already did!


20 posted on 02/27/2014 10:17:09 AM PST by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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