GOP Primary – February 20
Ted Cruz was born December 22, 1970 in Calgary, Canada. Cruz parents, Rafael and Eleanor, met when she was a student at Rice University. Rafael came to the U.S. in the late 50’s from Cuba. Ted Cruz received a law degree from Harvard and in the late 90’s clerked for Supreme Court Justice William Rehnquist. After serving in the 2000 Bush presidential campaign, Cruz was an associate deputy attorney general, director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission and solicitor general of Texas. Ted Cruz is currently serving his first term as a U.S. Senator from Texas and entered the race for the GOP presidential nomination in March 2015.
Campaign Website: https://www.tedcruz.org/l/nh-primary/