Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Ted Cruz celebrates with his wife Heidi during a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Houston. Cruz defeated Democrat Paul Sadler to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Ted Cruz celebrates with his wife Heidi during a victory speech Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Houston. Cruz defeated Democrat Paul Sadler to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)