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Final Thoughts in Iowa — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) spent a lot of time here in Iowa and it paid off. He visited each of the 99 counties in the state. His team said they believe he won because his message resonated and because of the grassroots efforts that included 12,000 volunteers.

Final Thoughts in Iowa — Senator Ted Cruz spent a lot of time here, and it paid off. He visited each of the 99 counties. His team says they believe he won because his message resonated, and the grassroots efforts. 12,000 volunteers total. One of them was Allie Ziegler, who you may have seen on the news yesterday.

Presidential Hopeful Cruz Energized in Iowa — I Just spoke with the Cruz Campaign. They tell me he is in a great mood, and is energized, just a few hours before the Caucuses begin. He will be back at the Iowa fairgrounds for a party later tonight. After two stops today, the Texas Senator has now been to all 99 counties in Iowa.
Feb 01, 2016

Ted Cruz will hit a caucus tonight, using every minute to pitch voters . Here is our latest blog post

Feb 01, 2016

RT @JulieFineNBC5: Ted Cruz will hit a caucus tonight, using every minute to pitch voters . Here is our latest blog post

Ted Cruz Relaxed Ahead of Iowa Caucus — Iowa is a sprint in the marathon of presidential campaigning. Our first day was nonstop. We are really trying to show Texans in Iowa. There are plenty. Just stop by Ted Cruz's headquarters; that's what we did right when we landed. The volunteers try to make between 200 and 400 calls a day.

Off to Iowa We Go For the Caucus — Packing is a science. In one bag, I have packed clothes for candidate events, clothes for interviews outside in Iowa, and Blizzard gear. There is a possibility we could spend an extra day in Iowa. Being from Buffalo, snow is all too familiar and not exciting.

New Poll: Trump's Numbers Up with Evangelical Voters — Dr. Robert Jeffress, well-known pastor of First Baptist Dallas, has introduced Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at several rallies. He even appeared with Trump this past weekend in Iowa. But Jeffress told NBC 5 he is not endorsing Trump.

Inside Senator Bernie Sanders Texas Operation — Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has a campaign office up and running near downtown Dallas. Volunteers are there every day. Lauren Tenney is one of them. "I spend maybe 20 to 50 hours a week doing this," said Tenney. Tenney was raised in Vermont, and saw Sanders speak when she was 15.

Mark Cuban Reacts to Texas AG Opinion on Fantasy Sports — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is known for being outspoken, and he had plenty to say Wednesday about Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's opinion that a court would likely find daily fantasy sports illegal under Texas law. Cuban was the keynote speaker at the Fantasy Sports Trade Association in Dallas.

Campaigns React to Thursday's GOP Presidential Debate — The Republican presidential candidates met for one last debate Thursday before the Iowa Caucuses. The debate, held in Charleston, South Carolina, featured several exchanges between front runners Donald Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. NBC 5 Political Reporter Julie Fine is gathering reaction to the debate.

Trump Texas Director No Longer With Campaign — The Texas Director of Donald Trump's campaign has resigned. Corbin Casteel confirmed to NBC 5 Political Reporter Julie Fine he is no longer on the Trump team. Casteel is not working for another campaign. And those were his only comments. He joined the Trump campaign in early October and is well known in political circles.
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Feb 06, 2016

The bromance is really between the Governors. @NBCDFW

Feb 06, 2016

Trump: " I would bring back waterboarding and a hell of a lot worse" @NBCDFW #decision2016

Feb 06, 2016

Senator Cruz asked if he would bring back waterboarding: " I would not bring it back in any sort of widespread use. " @NBCDFW #decision2016

Feb 06, 2016

Carson: the fact is none of us up here is a military expert @NBCDFW #Decision2016

Feb 06, 2016

Trump asked to give specifics on getting rid of ISIS: "knock the hell out of the oil. take the have to stop banking backchannels."

Feb 06, 2016

Trump is giving Bush the business, and getting Booed. Loudly . @NBCDFW #decision2016

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