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Ted Cruz Avoids Controversial Confederate Flag Talk

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 04:  Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) participates in a Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on the Affordable Care Act o
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 04: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) participates in a Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The hearing is billed as 'Rewriting The Law, Examining the Process That Led to the ObamaCare Subsidy Rule'. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

On a campaign swing through South Carolina last weekend, Sen. Ted Cruz not only dodged the still-simmering controversy over whether to remove a Confederate flag from statehouse grounds, a proposal currently working its way through the legislature.

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