Who is Ted Cruz?

Ted Cruz is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013. He was the runner-up for the Republican presidential nomination in the 2016 election. Cruz also served as a Domestic Policy Advisor to George W. Bush during Bush's 2000 presidential campaign and as Solicitor General of Texas from 2003 to 2008. Cruz serves on the Board of Advisors of the Texas Review of Law and Politics.

What is Ted Cruz famous for?

Ted Cruz is best famous for serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013 and runner-up for the Republican presidential nomination in the 2016 election.

Who are Ted Cruz's parents?

Ted Cruz was born as Rafael Edward Cruz on December 22, 1970, at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Eleanor Darragh Elizabeth Wilson and Rafael Cruz. At the time of his birth, Ted Cruz's parents had lived in Calgary for three years and were working in the oil business as owners of a seismic-data processing firm for oil drilling. Cruz referred to his parents as "two mathematicians/computer programmers." In 1974, Cruz's father left the family and moved to Texas. Later that year, Cruz's parents reconciled and relocated the family to Houston. They divorced in 1997. Cruz grew up with his two older half-sisters, Miriam Ceferina Cruz and Roxana Lourdes Cruz, from his father's first marriage. He comes from a family background of intellectual and high academic skills. So he also became highly forward in academics from an early age and won several political debate competitions in college life.

Cruz attended two private high schools: Faith West Academy, near Katy, Texas and Second Baptist High School in Houston, from which he graduated as valedictorian in 1988. Cruz graduated cum laude from Princeton University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in public policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs After graduating from Princeton, Cruz attended Harvard Law School, graduating magna cum laude in 1995 with a Juris Doctor degree. Cruz holds an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Irish-Italian-Cuban. His religion is Christianity and his zodiac is Capricorn.

What is Ted Cruz responsible for?

Cruz first began learning and practicing Law by working as an executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy in 1995. While there, Cruz was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics. Cruz started working as a law clerk to J. Michael Luttig of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in 1995 and William Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, in 1996. He then took a position at Cooper & Kirk, PLLC, from 1997 to 1998. From 1999 to 2003, he held various government positions, serving as Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC),  as an Associate Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice, and as a Domestic Policy Advisor to George W. Bush during Bush's 2000 presidential campaign.  Cruz served as Solicitor General of Texas from 2003 to 2008, having been appointed by Texas Attorney General and later Governor Greg Abbott. He was the longest-serving solicitor general in Texas history and the first Hispanic American to serve in that capacity. From 2004 to 2009, Cruz was an adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, where he taught U.S. Supreme Court litigation. After 2008, He started to work in Private Firms, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Houston.

In 2012, Cruz ran for and won the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by fellow Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison. He is the first Hispanic American to serve as a U.S. Senator from Texas. In 2016, Cruz ran for President of the United States, winning Republican contests in 12 states before withdrawing from the race. He was re-elected to the Senate in 2018, defeating Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke by a slim margin of 50.9% to 48.3% in the most expensive Senate race in U.S. history. Along with Bob Menendez and Marco Rubio, Cruz is one of three current U.S. Senators of Cuban descent. During his incumbent, he helped amend and sponsored over 105 bills of his own, related to Religious Freedom, Crime, guns, and drug policy, Economy, Education, Energy and environment, Federal Reserve, Foreign affairs, Health care, Natural Disaster Aid, Immigration, Net neutrality, and Social issues

What is Ted Cruz's heritage?

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Who is Ted Cruz married to?

Cruz married Heidi Nelson on May 27, 2001. They have two daughters, Caroline and Catherine. The couple met when Cruz was working on George W. Bush's 2000 presidential campaign. Heidi took leave from her position as head of the Southwest Region in the Investment Management Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. in 2016 to support Ted Cruz's run for the U.S. president. She previously worked in the White House for Condoleezza Rice and in New York as an investment banker. As of now, the couple is living their life joyfully.

How old is Senator Ted Cruz?

The 49 years old U.S. Senator from Texas, Tred Cruz has a tall height of 1.8 m. He has a very healthy body physic that weighs around 80 kg. The 2016 US presidential nominee has black hair and brown eyes color. He has a straight sexual orientation. Further information regarding his overall body measurements, dress and shoe size are currently under review.