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Ted Cruz Won Alaska, by the Way

Ted Cruz Won Alaska, by the Way

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March 2 2016 10:00 AM

Ted Cruz Won Alaska, by the Way

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Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13, 2013.

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The good news for Ted Cruz? After most people in the Lower 48 went to sleep Tuesday night, he was declared the winner of the Alaska caucus. The bad news? He only got 12 delegates to Donald Trump's 11 and still doesn't have a very good chance of winning the GOP nomination.

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Alaska's Democratic caucuses—in which polar bears, as far as I know, are not allowed to vote—are on March 26.