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A Trap Of His Own Making

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So arguably some signs that senators hate the prospect of a Trump nomination more than they hate Cruz, which is good news for Ted. But their resentment of Ted is what denied him their first endorsement, and now they're not willing to take the political risk of throwing their support publicly to someone who is trailing the frontrunner and needs to thread a contested convention needle to win the nomination.

Not a good spot to be in if you're Cruz.

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