Ted Cruz

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Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz senatorial portrait.jpg
Cruz in 2019
Unitit States Senator
frae Texas
Assumed office
January 3, 2013[1]
Servin with John Cornyn
Precedit biKay Bailey Hutchison
Solicitor General of Texas
In office
January 9, 2003 – May 12, 2008[2]
GovrenorRick Perry
Precedit biJulie Parsley
Succeedit biJames Ho
Personal details
BornRafael Edward Cruz
(1970-12-22) 22 December 1970 (age 49)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Poleetical pairtyRepublican
Spoose(s)Heidi Suzanne (Nelson) Cruz
Bairns2
ResidenceHouston, Texas, U.S.
Alma materPrinceton University (A.B.) (1992) (cum laude)[1]
Harvard University (J.D.) (1995) (magna cum laude)[1]
ReligionSouthern Baptist[3]
WabsteidTed Cruz for Senate
Senator Ted Cruz

Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is an American politeecian. He is servin as the junior Unitit States Senator frae Texas. He is the first Cuban American or Latino tae haud the office.[4][5][6] He ran for the Republican nomination for Preses o the Unitit States in 2016, but lost oot tae Donald Trump.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "CRUZ, Rafael Edward (Ted) – Biographical Information". Bioguide.congress.gov. Retrieved April 27, 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. Texas Solicitor General R. Ted Cruz to Join Morgan Lewis to Help Lead U.S. Supreme Court and National Appellate Practice, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
  3. Hartfield, Elizabeth (July 31, 2012). "Ted Cruz Wins In Texas GOP Senate Runoff". ABC News. Retrieved December 28, 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |newspaper= (help)
  4. U.S. Senator Ted Cruz at U.S.-Cuba Democracy PAC 10th Annual Luncheon, Biltmore Hotel (Miami, FL), US-Cuba Democracy PAC, March 10, 2013.
  5. "Editorial: Texan of the Year finalist Ted Cruz". The Dallas Morning News. Dallas, Texas: A. H. Belo. December 20, 2012. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
  6. Loyola, Mario. Exile and the Revolution, Like all Cuban-Americans, Ted Cruz belongs to a family of exiles., National Review, November 4, 2011.