“If you’re a Hispanic Republican right now, who has a national platform, your mind is immediately spinning towards thinking about 2016, thinking about 2020. I think Ted Cruz is trying to stake out ground as a certain kind of — [pauses] — getting a lot of loyalty among a more fractious, more populist part of the Republican party.”
—New York magazine’s John Heilemann appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
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- Fox News has announced the 10 Republican candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Thursday.
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