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GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump after Ted Cruz drops out: 'I understand how Ted feels'; calls him '1 tough competitor'

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GOP candidate John Kasich: 'Sen. Ted Cruz should be proud of his strong and disciplined campaign. Texas is lucky to have you. Best wishes going forward'

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Editor's note: Sen. Ted Cruz's withdrawal from the Republican presidential race effectively cedes the party's nomination to Donald Trump, The Washington Post reports. Trump still needs to reach 1,237 delegates to avoid a contested convention, but is less than 200 delegates away after his projected victory in Indiana, AP reports. - Stephanie

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Ted Cruz confirms he is suspending GOP presidential campaign; says, 'our movement will continue'

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Photo: Campaign workers at Ted Cruz's Houston headquarters watch as Cruz speaks amid reports he'll drop out of GOP race - @RonNehring

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Reports: Ted Cruz to drop out of GOP presidential race after Indiana loss - Washington Post, NBC News, CNN

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Indiana Democratic party says GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz is 'latest victim of the [Mike Pence effect'; says Cruz's loss shows how unpopular the governor has become - IndyStar

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Editor's note: Donald Trump's projected win in Indiana's GOP primary won't give him enough delegates to clinch the party's nomination, but it is seen as a major blow to challenger Ted Cruz's campaign and the 'stop Trump' movement, The Washington Post reports. Cruz spend millions advertising in Indiana, where 57 delegates are up for grabs. - Stephanie

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Photo: Supporters of GOP candidate Ted Cruz gather for election night watch party in downtown Indianapolis - @katieheinz6

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With about 5% reporting in Indiana primaries, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders in Democratic race, 55.7%-44.3%; Donald Trump leads Ted Cruz 53.6%-33% in GOP contest - AP

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Ted Cruz campaign announces Wednesday events in Nebraska and Washington - @jonward11

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Donald Trump responds to criticism from Ted Cruz, saying: 'Ted Cruz does not have the temperament to be President of the United States' - @AlexPappas

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A preteen protester taken out of Ted Cruz event in La Porte, Ind., after yelling 'you suck' - @daveweigel

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Video: Ted Cruz now onstage at campaign rally, floor of La Porte, Ind., venue half full with full bleachers - @daveweigel

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Photo: Venue for Ted Cruz's campaign rally in La Porte, Ind., tonight - philelliott

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Ted Cruz, John Kasich win most support in Arizona's state GOP convention as Donald Trump loses about 40 of the 55 delegate slots up for grabs - Politico

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Editor's note: Ted Cruz’s win at Virginia's state GOP convention will only come into play if Donald Trump fails to clinch the nomination before the convention as Virginia delegates are bound by the results of the March 1 primary, the Washington Post reports. - Jimmy

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Ted Cruz wins 10 of 13 at-large delegates up for grabs at Virginia's state GOP convention - AP

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on endorsement: 'I'm not against anybody, but I will be voting for Ted Cruz in the upcoming primary' - @JessicaTaylor

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, in radio interview, endorses Ted Cruz for president - @mmurraypolitics

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