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We got -- the Tea Party has struck yet again a one time a long shot scores a stunning victory.
In the lone star state of Texas.
Tea Party favorite Ted -- shaking a lone star state to its core by defeating a well known Republican.
Conservatives including former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin celebrating this wind as a sign that the Tea Party is alive and kicking.
Millions of Tekzilla's millions of Americans are rising up.
To re claim our country get offended.
Liberty and to restore the constitution.
That's where we begin a good morning everybody I'm Bill Hemmer welcome here to America's Newsroom hey you -- -- -- I'm great thank you I'm Patti -- brown in for Martha MacCallum great to be here.
And much of the Republican establishment including the governor Rick Perry had lined up to endorse -- -- opponent the longtime lieutenant governor David -- -- -- -- you have this was not even close Cruz wins by nearly thirteen points.
Chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel either Washington what's the reaction on this outcome might.
Well bill there's some suggestion there's an effect a Republican civil war in Texas politics David Dewhurst was very closely tie with governor Rick Perry.
Use the governor's advisors and in the end.
Dewhurst expressed his appreciation.
I want to thank my longtime friend governor Rick period -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And -- believed in me and I appreciate it.
Governor Perry tweeted quote congrats congrats to Ted Cruz and his organization that was an amazing race.
Hash -- stronger than garlic.
God bless Texas already there's talk of the blow this is to the Texas governor.
And -- and garlic can be strong but what what are those who are backing Ted Cruz saying about his keys to victory tonight.
Of others saying this means that Texas par the Tea Party rather is now -- in taxes.
And there's no question former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin played a very key role.
And could be seen as a kingmaker for cruise.
So he was -- vs Dewhurst who is part of the machine the establishment there and Texas and Washington DC.
He was the outsider to come in and promised that reform.
And in the end there was tremendous out of state support for Cruz and he's gone from political unknown.
To the next senator from taxes is OK my thanks tonight.
Is a victory for the grass roots.
It is a testament to republic -- women.
The Tea Party leaders.
And -- grassroots conservatives.
This is how elections are supposed to be decided by we the people.
After the election of Marco Rubio in Florida and now another high profile Latino senator.
Represented the Republican Party -- It is interesting thank you Mike Mike Emanuel -- -- coverage of that out of Washington.
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