9:46 PM - Bye Bye Ted and Good Riddance!
Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race on Tuesday night, ending one of the best-organized campaigns of 2016 after a series of stinging defeats left Donald Trump as the only candidate capable of clinching the nomination outright.
Cruz had appeared eager to go all the way to Cleveland to contest the Republican convention, but a string of massive losses in the Northeast and his subsequent defeat in Indiana convinced his team there was no way forward.
Cruz suspends campaign after crushing by Trump - Sanders pulls off upset, beats Hillary in Hoosier State
Indiana with 78 percent reporting:
Trump: 52.9 percent
Cruz: 36.9 percent
Kasich: 7.6 percent