Sarah Palin Endorses Ted Cruz for US Senate

Right before early voting starts in Texas Ted Cruz picked up the endorsement of Governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd for his bid for the open US Senate seat.

Governor Sarah Palin stated

“We’re proud to join conservatives in Texas and throughout the nation in supporting your campaign to become the next Senator from the Lone Star State.”

“Your conservative principles, passionate defense of our Constitution and our free market system come at a time when these cornerstones of our freedom and prosperity are under attack,” Governor Palin added. “Our shared goal isn’t just to change the majority in control of the Senate, but to assure principled conservatives like you are there to fight for us.”

Below are a couple of media reports covering the Sarah Palin endorsement.

Ted Cruz, U.S. Senate candidate from Texas, reports bounce from Sarah Palin’s endorsement

“Phones are ringing, online contributions are pouring in, and supporters are more excited than ever on our social networks,” Drogin wrote, adding that he’s seen a “flood” of donations but has yet to tally them.

(ABC News 5/10/12)

Sarah Palin Backs Ted Cruz for Texas U.S. Senate Race

“Ted Cruz has received a high-profile endorsement in his race for the U.S. Senate in Texas Thursday. Former Alaskan Governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin endorsed Cruz on Thursday for his bid to be the Republican nominee in November to replace retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. The endorsement was confirmed by Campaign manager John Drogin by email to Yahoo News that the endorsement “has added HUGE buzz to our campaign.”

(Allen Corbin of KFYO, 5/10/12)

Sarah Palin Endorses Ted Cruz For Senate In Texas

RedState calls Palin endorsement a “Home Run” for Cruz.

“This endorsement by Palin is an absolute home run, in my opinion…. I predict this will put Cruz over the top.”

(RedState, 5/10/2012)

Ted Cruz lands endorsement of Sarah and Todd Palin

Dallas Morning news says Cruz is in the Tea Party model.

According to the Cruz campaign, Palin responded to a letter from Cruz that sought her endorsement. She responded: “We’re proud to join conservatives in Texas and throughout the nation in supporting your campaign to become the next Senator from the Lone Star State.”

(Christy Hoppe,Dallas Morning News 5/10/12)

Palin endorses Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate

Palin wrote. “Your conservative principles, passionate defense of our Constitution and our free market system come at a time when these cornerstones of our freedom and prosperity are under attack. Our shared goal isn’t just to change the majority in control of the Senate, but to assure principled conservatives like you are there to fight for us.”

Cruz called Palin “an inspiration to conservatives” and says he’s honored to have her support.

(YNN 5/10/12)

Sarah Palin, Ron Paul back Ted Cruz in Texas

…Things in the Lone Star State were ramped up a bit yesterday thanks to a pair of endorsements for Cruz from Sarah Palin and Ron Paul. Palin’s endorsment, given her standing in the conservative movement, is obviously more high profile.

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