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Ted Cruz makes a campaign stop in Mississippi Tuesday

TUPELO, MS (WLOX) -

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz will visit Mississippi on his 'Cruz Country ' bus tour. 

On Tuesday, August 11, Cruz will be in Tupelo making a stop at 9 a.m. for a "Down Home Breakfast" at Connie's Fried Chicken. Cruz will spend the afternoon in Tupelo at Sweet Pea's Table in Olive Branch. 

In a news release announcing Cruz's southern stops, State Sen. Chris McDaniel said "Ted Cruz's values are Mississippi's values, and Mississippi is essential to the 2016 primary election process. I understand what it means to be a strong, principled leader who will fight even when it is not easy to do so. Ted Cruz is that kind of man."

After his stop in Mississippi Cruz will move on to Tennessee. 

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