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The Many, Many Reasons Republican Senators Can't Stand Ted Cruz

  • Texas firebrand called senators in both parties corrupt
  • Shutdown fights, political slights leave Cruz with few allies
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Forced Friendship: Donald Trump and the GOP Establishment

Ted Cruz might be the only thing standing between Donald Trump and the Republican presidential nomination, but he only has a single endorsement from a fellow senator -- and few colleagues who will even say a nice thing about him in the hallway.

Bob Corker of Tennessee, for example, when asked this week if he considered Cruz a friend, paused for several seconds before eventually replying that Cruz was “an acquaintance.”