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Politics Podcast: Why Did Ted Cruz Just Announce His VP?

Carly Fiorina and Ted Cruz wave to an Indianapolis crowd after Cruz announced that Fiorina will be his running mate — if he wins the nomination.
Carly Fiorina and Ted Cruz wave to an Indianapolis crowd after Cruz announced that Fiorina will be his running mate — if he wins the nomination.

The NPR Politics team is back with a quick take following Sen. Ted Cruz's announcement that if he wins the nomination, Carly Fiorina will be his running mate. Most candidates wait until they actually get the nomination to pick a VP, so what's with all the fanfare? Cruz's announcement came just a day after he all five states that voted in the Northeast primaries.

On the podcast:

  • Political Editor Domenico Montanaro
  • Campaign Reporter Scott Detrow
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