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The Honorable Ted Cruz (R)

US Senator (United States Senate)

Entered Office: 01-03-2013
Term Ends: 12-31-2018

General Information

Profession: Attorney
Home Town: Houston
Birthdate: 12-22-1970
Spouse: Heidi

Personal Information

BA-Princeton University; JD-Harvard Law School

Cruz was Solicitor General of the U.S. state of Texas from 2003 to May 2008, appointed by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. He was the first Hispanic Solicitor General in Texas, the youngest Solicitor General in the United States, and had the longest tenure in the post thus far in Texas history.

Office Information



Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Committee on Armed Services; Judiciary; Rules and Administration

Contact and Phone Numbers

185 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-5922
Fax: (202) 228-0755

808 Travis St., Suite 1420
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 653-3456

San Antonio
3133 General Hudnell Dr., Suite 120
San Antonio, TX 78226
(210) 340-2885

3626 N. Hall St., Suite 410
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 361-3500

300 E. 8th, Suite 961
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 926-5834

305 S. Broadway, Suite 501
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 593-5130


OfficeOffice Holder(202) Phone / Fax
Chief of Staff Paul Teller
Senior Advisor Chip Roy
Scheduler Dougie Simmons
Communications Director Amanda Carpenter
Chief Counsel Scott Keller
Legislative Director Brooke Bacak
Deputy Press Secretary Phil Novack
Press Secretary Catherine Frazier
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