Ted Cruz Has Dropped Out of the Presidential Race

After Trump's Indiana primary win, Cruz has decided to call it quits.

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After losing the Indiana primary to Donald Trump on Tuesday, GOP candidate Ted Cruz announced that he would officially be suspending his presidential campaign.

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"From the beginning, I've said that I would continue on as long as there was a viable path to victory," Cruz said in a press conference on CNN. "Tonight, I'm sorry to say, it appears that path has been foreclosed (opens in new tab)."

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"We gave it everything we've got, but the voters chose another path," Cruz said. "And so, with a heavy heart, but with boundless optimism for the long-term future of our nation, we are suspending out campaign."

As a result of Cruz's announcement, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump will likely receive the Republican nomination later this year.

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