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Ted Cruz

Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is the junior United States Senator from Texas. A Republican, Cruz was elected senator in 2012 and is the first Hispanic or Cuban American to serve as a U.S. Senator representing Texas. He is the chairman of the subcommittee on the Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. He is also the chairman of the United States Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness, U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. On March 23, 2015, Cruz announced during a rally at Liberty University he would run for the Republican Party nomination in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

Articles About This Candidate

SHOCK N' Y'ALL: Cruz endorses Trump

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Trumpism leading US down dangerous road

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Trump and Cruz want to make US a police state after Brussels

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The gross, Adam Sandler-ization of the GOP, as it slides into fascistic despair

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Cruz wins Oklahoma, leaving Trump supporters shocked

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CLUB CRUZ: Heavy on the schmaltz, Cruz and Glenn Beck shower OKC crowd with conservative bromides

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SUPER TUESDAY PREVIEW: Trump, Sanders leading in Oklahoma

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Some takeaways from Iowa

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Cruz big winner in Iowa, but Sanders steals the show

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GOP debate talking points from 1/28/16

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