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TRANSCRIPT: Ted Cruz’s marathon speech

Sen. Ted Cruz's father immigrated to the United States from Cuba. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Sen. Ted Cruz  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

So what exactly has Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) been talking about for the past 21-ish hours?

For those interested in seeing if their argument has been addressed — or if you just want to see exactly what Cruz said about "Green Eggs and Ham" — there is a transcript available.

It's called the Congressional Record, and it can be found here.

The transcript, we should emphasize, does not cover Cruz's entire marathon speech. It only goes until around midnight (he started at 2:41 p.m. Tuesday), according to our best estimate.

For the rest, you'll have to wait until the next day's record comes out — on Thursday morning.

Cruz's remarks begin just a couple pages down from the top of the document.

And here's a word cloud of the speech -- in which the most oft-used words appear the biggest:


Aaron Blake covers national politics and writes regularly for The Fix.

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