“Run, Ted, run!” was the message the enthusiastic crowd had for Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday at Americans for Prosperity’s “Defending the American Dream” summit in Orlando. In his speech at the event, the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate railed against “career politicians in both parties,” Common Core education and Obamacare, among other things.

“There is a grass-roots uprising that is sweeping this nation,” Cruz said. “The American people are standing up and saying we want our freedom back. And I’m going to give the simplest and best advice for President Obama and for Republicans and Democrats in Congress: Listen to the people.”

Cruz got loud applause when he stated his opposition to Common Core education standards. He received standing ovations when he called for abolishing the Internal Revenue Service and repealing the federal health care law.

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