"You may not have heard of Beto O'Rourke, but no candidate gets voters more excited than 'Not Ted Cruz, '" Colbert said during his opening monologue.
O'Rourke, who won 61.8 percent of the vote Tuesday night in Texas' Democratic primary race, is still considered a long shot, though it seems Cruz is in for a fight that may be more competitive this year. And he already has a strategy - going after Representative Beto O'Rourke's policies record nickname. "So serious, he released a novelty song".
Nothing Ted Cruz does is done without calculation. "And you know what, your name is Rafael, you go by Ted but your middle name is Edward, that's a more Anglicized version of it. They call him that because he's weird".
Mr. Cruz told "New Day" on CNN: "In terms of the jingle, some of it is just having a sense of humor". Cruz says that parts of the song just require having a sense of humor, and to that, Colbert jokes that "the rest of it is just very bad". "The rest of it is just terrible".
India off to steady start against Australia As dominant as Australia were with the bat, it was their bowlers that snotted the life out the Indian line-up. She is the 2nd fastest in Women's ODI cricket to reach this milestone after Belinda Clark (62 innings).
Goldman Sachs CEO succession clearer with Schwartz retiring He rose through the firm's trading business and took the top job in 2006 when Hank Paulson left to become Treasury secretary. He also does yoga with his adult daughter, dines out more frequently than some food critics and is a wine connoisseur .
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"Now, those are wonderfully popular positions if you're running for the Senate in NY or MA or California", he said. That said, it came to Colbert to do his own version of this parody song in response to Cruz. "You're both doing the same thing", he added.
However, what bothers Colbert the most about the song was how it rhymes "man" with "man" right there at the start.
"In fact, I wrote a song with some advice for the Cruz campaign", Colbert said, before launching into a jingle for the Republican senator.
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Machenaud slotted it home and levelled with a 45-metre kick after England were penalised for offside shortly before halftime. Elliot Daly collected the ball out wide and found May inside for the try, which was converted by Owen Farrell.
Naresh Agarwal has been in the Bahujan Samaj Party, Congress and once even floated his own party -the Loktantrik Congress. With new Rajya Sabha polls looming, Naresh Agarwal was denied a ticket by the Samajwadi Party. "He is welcome.
Austin police say a package exploded at a home in east Austin on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring another. Medics said to expect road closures and heavy traffic delays in the area while officials investigate.
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I met her in 2013, but shes one of those people who you feel like youve always known, ? the director wrote in a letter for ESPN . DuVernay's production company worked to finance and distribute independent movies created by women and people of color.
Abdullah's 3.3 yards per carry average ranked him next to last in the National Football League of the 48 qualifying running backs. Now, a report has surfaced that the team has scheduled a meeting with another former Pro-Bowl running back: Jonathan Stewart .
However, it's not known if Jeff made an appearance, or the likelihood of him being edited out by WWE if so. It's believed that Hardy will be added to the current feud between brother Matt Hardy and Bray Wyatt .
Trailing by 139 runs, Australia got off to a disappointing start as opener David Warner was clean bowled by Rabada for 13. Even though Maharaj was castled by Hazlewood, de Villiers batted through to take the total to 382 in 118.4 overs.
The Suh decision comes roughly three years after they signed the defensive tackle to an enormous six-year, $114 million contract. He followed that up by registering 41 tackles and 5.5 sacks in 2016 as he was elected to his fifth ever Pro Bowl appearance.
The danger of tying tariffs to NAFTA
The president and the combative Navarro share the same hard-line views on trade that were a centerpiece of Trump's campaign. He said the auto industry was "systemically relevant" for the German economy, with the US being an important market .
Animal rights protesters invade the floor at the Crufts final
Tease, the Whippet, with owner Yvette Short after she was named Supreme Champion at Crufts 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham tonight. An intruder at the Crufts dog show was wrestled to the ground as the competition victor was being announced live on television.
Hit-and-run driver tried to get away
Dramatic video footage shows the crumpled silver Infiniti SUV attempting to escape after slamming into six cars in Miami Saturday. Even though the SUV was damaged in the crash, its driver put the vehicle in reverse and began moving away from the scene.
Dropbox is staring at a downround IPO
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S.Korean envoy briefs China on North Korea
Xi told Chung the peninsula was "facing an important opportunity of mitigation and dialogue", according to state broadcaster CCTV. In the meeting, Chung briefed on the results of his recent talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S.