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. He ran for the Republican nomination for Preses o the Unitit States in 2016, but lost oot tae Donald Trump.
Cruz in 2019
|Unitit States Senator|
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2013
Servin with John Cornyn
|Precedit bi||Kay Bailey Hutchison|
|Solicitor General of Texas|
January 9, 2003 – May 12, 2008
|Precedit bi||Julie Parsley|
|Succeedit bi||James Ho|
|Born||Rafael Edward Cruz|
22 December 1970
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|Spoose(s)||Heidi Suzanne (Nelson) Cruz|
|Residence||Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Princeton University (A.B.) (1992) (cum laude)|
Harvard University (J.D.) (1995) (magna cum laude)
|Wabsteid||Ted Cruz for Senate|
Senator Ted Cruz
- ↑ a b c "CRUZ, Rafael Edward (Ted) – Biographical Information". Bioguide.congress.gov. Retrieved 27 Apryle 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- ↑ Texas Solicitor General R. Ted Cruz to Join Morgan Lewis to Help Lead U.S. Supreme Court and National Appellate Practice, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Archived 2013-11-05 at the Wayback Machine
- ↑ Hartfield, Elizabeth (31 Julie 2012). "Ted Cruz Wins In Texas GOP Senate Runoff". ABC News. Retrieved 28 December 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ "Editorial: Texan of the Year finalist Ted Cruz". The Dallas Morning News. Dallas, Texas: A. H. Belo. 20 December 2012. Archived frae the original on 15 August 2016. Retrieved 15 Apryle 2014.
- ↑ Loyola, Mario. Exile and the Revolution, Like all Cuban-Americans, Ted Cruz belongs to a family of exiles. Archived 2017-11-09 at the Wayback Machine, National Review, November 4, 2011.