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Carmen Yulín Cruz
|Mayor of San Juan|
January 14, 2013
|Preceded by||Jorge Santini|
|Member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives
January 2, 2009 – January 1, 2013
Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto
February 25, 1963
San Juan, Puerto Rico
|Political party||Popular Democratic|
|Education||Boston University (BA)
Carnegie Mellon University (MS)
Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (born February 25, 1963) is a Puerto Rican politician. She is the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico since 2013. From 2009 through 2013, Cruz served in the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico.
Cruz became known for her dealings in San Juan during Hurricane Maria and how she and President Donald Trump engaged in a Twitter feud. As a result, she was nominated as a candidate for Time's Person of the Year.
On February 21, 2019, Cruz endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders' second presidential bid and joined as one of its four national co-chairs.
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