FILE-This Friday, July 19, 2013 file photo shows U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talking with Steve Scheffler, left, during a fundraising picnic for the Iowa Republican Party in Des Moines, Iowa. Having ... more 
FILE-This Friday, July 19, 2013 file photo shows U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talking with Steve Scheffler, left, during a fundraising picnic for the Iowa Republican Party in Des Moines, Iowa. Having fallen short twice recently, Ohio is making a big push to land the 2016 Republican National Convention with three cities bidding as finalists, eager to reassert its Midwestern political clout to a party that may be slowly moving away from it. The three cities, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus, are among eight initial finalists for the GOP convention, the most from Ohio in a single year in recent memory. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charlie Neibergall, File
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