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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas,  announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on March 23, 2015. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas,  announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on March 23, 2015.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., on March 23, 2015.

Angie Drobnic Holan
By Angie Drobnic Holan March 24, 2015

Ted Cruz announced his intention to run for president on Monday, formally kicking off the 2016 race for the White House. In the coming weeks and months, we expect more candidates to announce.

While we wait, we thought it was a good time to look at the scorecards of some of the people we believe are likely to run.  Below, you’ll see a snapshot of where theirTruth-O-Meter scorecards stand today. Click the links on their names to access their dynamic scorecards, which update automatically when we post new fact-checks.

The Democrats

Hillary Clinton

 

The Republicans

Jeb Bush

 

Ben Carson

 

Chris Christie

 

Ted Cruz

 

Mike Huckabee

 

Rand Paul

 

Rick Perry

 

Marco Rubio

 

Scott Walker

 

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