Cruz: Rubio, Carson should drop out if they don't win a state
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Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Finance: CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill | DOJ investigates Equifax stock sales | House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea GOP state lawmakers meet to plan possible constitutional convention MORE on Tuesday suggested that GOP rivals Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Trump bets base will stick with him on immigration MORE and Ben Carson should drop out of the presidential race if they don’t win a state on Super Tuesday. 

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The Texas senator, who's positioning himself to be the alternative to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment MORE, called on his opponents to unite behind one candidate to take on the GOP front-runner. Both the Florida senator and retired neurosurgeon have yet to win a state.

“If tomorrow morning, a candidate is sitting there and he’s won zero states and doesn’t have a credible shot at getting the delegates, then I do think it’s worth a candidate thinking about coming together and uniting behind,” Cruz said in a Tuesday interview on "The Mike Gallagher Show." 

"I do think what today will do is help narrow the field. We need to get to a one-on-one battle with Donald Trump," Cruz continued.

The Texas senator said he expects to fare well in his home state, where some recent polls show him leading Trump by double digits. Cruz pointed to polls showing Rubio losing to the GOP front-runner in his home state of Florida.

“There is no doubt, if you can’t win your home state, it is a big, big, big problem,” Cruz said. "The polling shows Marco losing his home state of Florida by 20 points; he’s getting clobbered at home." 

"He is a very talented individual, but Marco doesn’t have any viable path to beat Donald Trump," Cruz added. "In the first four states, he’s gone 0 for 4. In all likelihood, he will lose every single Super Tuesday state."

The interview comes as 11 states hold primary contests. Trump is poised to sweep many of those Super Tuesday states and extend his massive delegate lead.