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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Michael C. Dorf
Ted Cruz's address at the annual South Carolina Republican Party dinner Friday helped feed growing speculation that the freshman senator from Texas is eyeing a run for the White House in 2016 — and raised yet another round of questions about his eligibility to serve in the Oval Office.
Sen. Ted Cruz's address at the annual South Carolina Republican Party dinner Friday helped feed growing speculation the freshman Texas senator sparked this week that he's eyeing a run for the White House in 2016 — and raised yet another round of questions about his eligibility so serve in the Oval Office.
"This is all sort of framed on the fact that we do not have any case law and it is quite likely that the courts would stay out of it even if someone brought a challenge," Mr. Dorf said. "The place that this would be solved ultimately would be the Electoral College."
Michael C. Dorf, constitutional law professor at Cornell University, said Mr. Cruz likely does not have any constitutional barriers standing in front of him because the term "natural born citizen" has not been defined.