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Ted Cruz takes on Supreme Court in bid for Republican voters' attention

Ted Cruz takes on Supreme Court in bid for Republican voters' attention

Some presidential candidates who once worked for an institution reviled by conservative voters might try to make you forget that period in their life. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) can’t stop talking about it. Cruz once clerked and litigated at the Supreme Court, whose dismal approval rating among Republicans now rivals that of Congress, but he’s nonetheless embracing his experience. With the first Republican primary debate rapidly approaching, he’s trying to lead the charge against the nation’s highest judicial body. “Sen. Cruz, because of his constitutional background, is certainly taking the lead,” said professor John Eastman, former dean at the...

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