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At CPAC, conservative Texans show Donald Trump loyalty and support for another presidential run

A straw poll conducted at the conference found that Trump is still the overwhelming favorite among attendees. Sen. Ted Cruz, who spoke at the conference on Friday, came in third with 2% of the straw poll vote, coming up short to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Attendees with their t-shirts spelling "TRUMP" cheer during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas on Aug. 6, 2022.
Former President Donald Trump delivers the keynote speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022.

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