At the end of the day, politics is business - which means candidates are campaigning not only for votes, but money, on their race toward the White House.

According to OpenSecrets.org, these are some of the top contributors to Ted Cruz's campaign committee plus any super PACs or hybrid PACs working on his behalf, along with their contribution amount:

  • Wilks Brothers - $15,045,500
  • Caprock Partners - $10,001,000
  • New Vernon Capital - $258,100
  • Houston Texans - $500,000
  • Cinemark USA - $211,600
  • V3 Hotels - $250,000
  • Goldman Sachs - $58,550