Ted Cruz Wins in Iowa!

In a come-from-behind victory, Senator Ted Cruz won the Iowa Caucuses by a four-point margin over rival Donald Trump. Polls had predicted a Trump victory heading into the Iowa vote.

In a fiery victory speech, Cruz credited God, Iowa voters and volunteers for their efforts in his grassroots campaign.

"Let me first of all say, to God be the glory," Cruz said. "Tonight is a victory for the grassroots. ...Tonight the state of Iowa has spoken. Iowa has sent notice."

According to the Cruz campaign, Iowans cast the most votes ever for any Republican primary in the state's history. The turnout exceeded expectations, with Caucus locations staying open late to accommodate large lines.

Cruz asked the jubilant crowd what scared the so-called Washington cartel, to which they responded, "Cruz!" But the senator had another answer for them, referencing 'we the people.'

"Actually, not remotely," he said. "I don't scare them in the tiniest bit. What scares them is you."

The senator thanked a slew of supporters, including his "hero" and father Rafael Cruz, national co-chairmen Bob Vander Plaats, Iowa Senator Steve King, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, Dr. James Dobson, Tony Perkins, Ducky Dynasty's Phil Robertson and Glenn Beck.

Listen to Ted Cruz's full victory speech from Iowa below:

Below is a rush transcript of this segment, it might contain errors:

Featured Image: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) embraces his wife Heidi in front of supporters at the caucus night gathering at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Cruz beat out frontrunner Donald Trump and Marco Rubio (R-FL) to win the Iowa caucuses. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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