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Ted Cruz

Cruz, R-Texas, was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012 and ran as a Republican candidate for U.S. president in 2016. He serves on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation, Foreign Relations, Judiciary, Joint Economic, and Rules and Administration committees. Previously, Cruz served as solicitor general of Texas and worked as a top litigator for Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

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Friday, September 18

12:00pm CDT

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