US Republican Ted Cruz confirms 2016 presidential bid

Republican US Senator Ted Cruz confirmed on Monday he will run for president in 2016, the first major candidate to officially declare a bid in the next race for the White House.

Washington: Republican US Senator Ted Cruz confirmed on Monday he will run for president in 2016, the first major candidate to officially declare a bid in the next race for the White House.

"I`m running for president and I hope to earn your support!" the far-right Texas conservative said on Twitter.

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