Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz Endorses Raul Labrador For Governor

Nov 1, 2017
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First District Representative Raul Labrador has picked up a couple of high profile conservative supporters in his attempt to become Idaho’s next governor.


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Idaho was no small-potatoes for Ted Cruz after winning Tuesday's Republican presidential primary in the Gem State.

Cruz, a U.S. senator from Texas, beat out Republican front-runner Donald Trump, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Ohio Gov. John Kasich and added a seventh state to his win tally in the 2016 race for the White House.

"Idahoans are looking for more substance," said state Sen. Jim Rice, R-Caldwell. "(Trump) tends to skim the issues. It's harder for him to make those inroads in Idaho. We've been about conservatism for a lot longer than he has."