Ted Cruz to run for Texas Atty General
Story here. As TX Solicitor General, Cruz wrote one of the most important of the Heller amicus briefs. He'll run for AG if the current AG, a friend of his, decides to run for higher office.
Via the Volokh Conspiracy. where he gets high marks from commenters. e.g., "the dude like Paul Clement has star quality," "The best oral advocate I saw during those four years," "Ted Cruz is awesome. He should win in a landslide, and he will be phenomenal. He's hugely talented, brilliant, and very principled."