Ted Cruz Announces on Twitter That He Running For President

Midnight tweet from Cruz-
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LYNCHBURG, Va. — Hours ahead of an expected Monday morning announcement at Liberty University, Ted Cruz told supporters just after midnight that he was launching a White House bid.

“I'm running for president, and I hope to earn your support!”he tweeted.

Cruz becomes the first major presidential contender to formally declare himself a 2016 candidate, a move likely to upend the dynamics of the nascent presidential race.

Video from CBS News