Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) delivers remarks before announcing his candidacy for the Republican nomination to run for president on March 23, 2015, at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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March 23, 2015 11:39 AM EDT

Sen. Ted Cruz launched his presidential campaign Monday with a speech at Liberty University, a private Christian college in Virginia.

Here is a transcript of the full remarks.

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