Tue, Mar 24, 2015, 05:47 PM
Ted Cruz is the first Republican from Texas to announce his campaign for the presidency. He fired up the crowd on Monday morning by telling them to imagine what the country will be like when he takes office, and pitched in with his personal history as a key part of his campaign. Cruz, roaming around the circular stage at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia, opening his remarks by spotlighting his family history and his own path to Washington. "These are who we are as Americans. And yet for so many Americans, the promise of America seems more and more distant," said.