SEC primary

Why Ted Cruz's wife could give his candidacy a boost in Alabama

John Sharp, AL.com

Heidi Cruz is unlike many spouses on the 2016 campaign trail, and her visits to three Alabama cities this week could give her husband a boost in standing out in the crowded GOP race. She is one of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's strongest campaigners, has previous campaign experience and is one of the most visible spouses out on the stump.

TED CRUZ BARNSTORMS THE SOUTH TO SOLD OUT CROWDS

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Since the Aug. 6 debate in Cleveland, Cruz has embarked on a bus tour through the South—what his campaign calls “Cruz Country."