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Ted Cruz's Next Battle

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Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, listens to a question during an interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Cruz vowed to use a debate over raising the federal debt ceiling as leverage to extract a new round of U.S. spending cuts, even as House Speaker John Boehner told reporters that defaulting would be 'the wrong thing' for the country. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images | Bloomberg via Getty Images

Cruz said last fall he wouldn’t raise money for a controversial group attacking fellow Republicans. But the Texas senator has since written a fundraising missive for another conservative group that’s backing the primary challengers to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and others.

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