** FILE ** In this Dec. 17, 2013, file photo, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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** FILE ** In this Dec. 17, 2013, file photo, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)