Ted Cruz is an American senator from Texas who is running for the Republican presidential nomination in the 2016 election. Rafael Edward Cruz was born on December 22, 1970, in Calgary, Alberta, to Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson and Rafael Bienvenido Cruz, both of whom worked in the oil industry in the United States. Ted Cruz went to private schools and graduated valedictorian in 1988. Ted earned a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Princeton University in 1992. Ted Cruz graduated from Harvard Law School in 1995 and began his legal career the following year. He was the first Hispanic to work as a clerk for the Chief Justice of the United States.
Ted Cruz won the top speaker award for the North American Debating Championship in 1992 while attending Princeton University.
Ted Cruz was elected President of the United States. In 1992, he was named National Speaker of the Year.
While at Harvard Law School, Ted Cruz was one of the primary editors of the Harvard Law Review.
Ted Cruz worked for the firm Cooper, Carvin, & Rosenthal from 1997 to 1998, where he assisted in the preparation of evidence against Bill Clinton in his impeachment proceedings.
Ted Cruz was a domestic policy advisor to George W. Bush during his presidential campaign in 1999. He was a member of the Bush legal team.
Ted Cruz joined the United States Justice Department as an associate deputy attorney general when George W. Bush took office. He was also the United States Director of policy planning at the Federal Trade Commission.
Ted Cruz served as Texas Solicitor General from 2003 to 2008. During his tenure as Solicitor General, Ted Cruz won five cases and lost four, arguing nine times before the United States Supreme Court.
Ted Cruz worked in private practice in Houston, Texas, in 2008.
Ted Cruz was an adjunct law professor at the University of Texas School of Law from 2004 to 2009.
Ted Cruz was sworn in as United States Senator in 2013. Senator of Texas
Ted Cruz held dual Canadian-American citizenship until 2014, when he renounced his Canadian citizenship.
Ted Cruz was the first Hispanic elected to the United States Senate from Texas. Senator.
Ted Cruz attempted to derail President Barack Obama’s health-care reform plan. On September 24, 2013, he delivered a 21-hour speech in which he read a bedtime story to his children.
Ted Cruz has represented the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, the pharmaceutical manufacturer B. Braun Medical Inc. and Toyota are both suing.
Ted Cruz is a devout Christian who is open about the fact that his beliefs are founded on his understanding of faith and God.
Ted Cruz announced his intention to run for President of the United States on Twitter on March 23, 2015.
On June 30th, 2015, Ted Cruz published a book titled A Time for Truth: Reigniting America’s Promise. It quickly became a best-seller.