Sen. Ted Cruz has won the Iowa caucuses tonight, defeating second-place finisher Donald Trump by a narrow margin of 4 percent. Sen. Marco Rubio finished in third with 23 percent of the vote, with Ben Carson and Rand Paul in a distant fourth and fifth.
— CBS News Politics (@CBSPolitics) February 2, 2016
— Bret Baier (@BretBaier) February 2, 2016
— The New York Times (@nytimes) February 2, 2016
#Breaking Fox calls IA GOP Caucus for Sen Ted Cruz (R-TX) over Trump
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) February 2, 2016
Looks like all the major networks projecting a Cruz win now.
— andrew kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) February 2, 2016
Gov. Mike Huckabee has tweeted that he is dropping out of the race.
I am officially suspending my campaign. Thank you for all your loyal support. #ImWithHucK
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) February 2, 2016
But back to Cruz.
Small state, filled with a bunch of Canada-supporting losers. Too much corn. Sad!
— Steve Krakauer (@SteveKrak) February 2, 2016
. @tedcruz wins Iowa Caucus. Trump second. Rubio a close third. Values Matter.
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) February 2, 2016
Remember, according to polling average, Cruz was the *underdog* coming into tonight. Down 5 points to Trump in polls. Welp…
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) February 2, 2016
Ted Cruz has already set a record for most Iowa caucus votes received by a single candidate. #iacaucus
— Jason Noble (@jasonnobleDMR) February 2, 2016
So will a Cruz win break the Iowa curse or strengthen it?
— Neil King (@NKingofDC) February 2, 2016