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Donald Trump For The Win? Ted Cruz Bows Out Of Presidential Race

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May 4 2016, Updated 12:46 a.m. ET

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The race for the presidency of the United States just got a bit tighter.

On Tuesday night, Texas Senator Ted Cruz announced that he has dropped out and is ending his campaign, the New York Times reported.

The 45-year-old politician's decision follows his loss in the Indiana primaries to Donald Trump.

"From the beginning, I have said that I will continue on as long as there is a viable path to victory," Cruz said. "Tonight, I am sorry to say, it appears that path has been closed."

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Cruz, one of the leading candidates for the Republican party, had recently hit setbacks in Northeast primaries as Trump gained the lead.

Last week, Cruz posed as Trump's major rival.

But the primaries haven't lived up to his expectations.

While Cruz carried his home state in the March 1 Super Tuesday primaries, Trump took victories in other states.

Tuesday morning during a last appearance, Cruz attempted to win voters over by referring to Trump as a "pathological liar" and "utterly amoral."

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He added that the country "could well plunge into the abyss" if the state of Indiana turned its support to Trump.

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