12/15/2013 11:15 am ET

Why Ted Cruz Needs A Lesson In GOP History

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A week after the conservative-led government shutdown that relegated the Republican Party to the fringes of polite society—at least according to the establishment media—but which actually merely delayed widespread outrage at Obamacare’s abysmal rollout, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz flew to Des Moines.

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