Political Ideology: Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz is the U.S. Senator from Texas. Cruz(Republican) was elected as the 34th senator to the U.S. Senate in 2012 and is the 1st Hispanic American to serve as a U.S. senator representing Texas. He's a passionate fighter for limited government, economic growth, and the Constitution. Ted won a decisive victory despite having never before been elected to office.
Ted’s father was born in Cuba, fought in the revolution, and was imprisoned and tortured. He fled to Austin, Texas in 1957. Ted’s calling to public service is inspired by his observation of the pursuit of freedom and opportunity in America. Ted graduated with honors from Princeton University and with high honors from Harvard Law School. Before being elected, Ted received national acclaim in his many victories as the Solicitor General of Texas. Ted and his wife Heidi live in his hometown of Houston, Texas, with their two young daughters Caroline and Catherine.