(Bloomberg) -- Heidi Cruz, a managing director at Goldman Sachs Group in Houston, has taken an unpaid leave from her private wealth management job to help with her husband’s campaign for the U.S. presidency, a person familiar with the matter said.

Ted Cruz, 44, a Republican senator from Texas, said on Twitter early Monday morning that he plans to run for president in the 2016 election. Heidi Cruz’s leave will last the duration of the campaign, said the person, who asked not to be identified speaking about Cruz’s employment.

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