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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 48)
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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