Just past midnight Eastern time Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) became the first, of soon to be many major players, to declare his candidacy for the Presidency of the United States:

 

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Just after 7am Mountain time Montana's lone congressional Representative Ryan Zinke remarked:

'Well, who's not running? You obviously have the two front runners right now, Jeb Bush (FL), Scott Walker (WI)... Probably have five others that are going to run...'

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While Senator Ted Cruz was born in Canada, many legal experts have said that having a mother who was a U.S. citizen qualifies him as a “natural born” American eligible to be president.