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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.

Ted Cruz
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Cruz in 2019
Unitit States Senator
frae Texas
Assumed office
January 3, 2013[1]
Servin with John Cornyn
Precedit bi Kay Bailey Hutchison
Solicitor General of Texas
In office
January 9, 2003 – May 12, 2008[2]
Govrenor Rick Perry
Precedit bi Julie Parsley
Succeedit bi James Ho
Personal details
Born Rafael Edward Cruz
(1970-12-22) 22 December 1970 (age 48)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Poleetical pairty Republican
Spoose(s) Heidi Suzanne (Nelson) Cruz
Bairns 2
Residence Houston, Texas, U.S.
Alma mater Princeton University (A.B.) (1992) (cum laude)[1]
Harvard University (J.D.) (1995) (magna cum laude)[1]
Religion Southern Baptist[3]
Wabsteid Ted Cruz for Senate
Senator Ted Cruz

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