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Cruz Office Evacuated After Receiving Powder in Mail

Senator Ted Cruz’s campaign office was evacuated on Tuesday after receiving a suspicious package in the mail.

According to the Texas Tribune, the office building that houses Cruz’s campaign office in Houston was evacuated after a “white powdery substance” was found mailed in a package. FBI officials in Houston announced the evacuations, saying two people were sent to a local hospital.

Later on Tuesday afternoon, the Houston Fire Department said tests for a hazardous substance came back negative.

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