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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.
Michael C. Dorf, constitutional law professor at Cornell University, said the term "natural born citizen" has not been clearly defined — and that's good news for Mr. Cruz.
"You do have the sort of acceptance by the political system of John McCain's presidential run and of the George Romney presidential run," Cornell's Mr. Dorf said. "So those suggest a more permissive approach."