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Houston paper says it’s sorry it endorsed Ted Cruz
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Oct. 16, 2013 6:17 p.m.



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Precedents for THIS KIND OF THING are few and far between:



The editorial page of the Houston Chronicle expressed some buyer’s remorse on Tuesday for endorsing Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in last year’s election.

In the editorial, the Chronicle lamented that Cruz did not take after his predecessor, fromer Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX).





“When we endorsed Ted Cruz in last November’s general election, we did so with many reservations and at least one specific recommendation – that he follow Hutchison’s example in his conduct as a senator,” the editorial read. “Obviously, he has not done so. Cruz has been

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