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...demanded assurances that Lynch would do things differently."You're not Eric Holder, are you?" Texas Republican John Cornyn, one of the current attorney general's most persistent critics, asked at one point."No, I'm not, Sir...
What others say: Congress running on accomplishments?

...want to take the heat for raising the debt ceiling.And the same dynamic existed in the Senate, where Texas' own John Cornyn joined Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to get past the 60 votes to clear a procedural hurdle to get the bill to the...
Opinion Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse his state's senior senator in next week's Republican primary.Sen. John Cornyn, the Senate's second-ranking Republican leader, faces tea party-backed Rep. Steve Stockman in Tuesday's election...
Franken: Sleeping through the campaign

...extremists are resisting the urge to choose nutcases as candidates. In Texas, of all places, moderation ruled the day as John Cornyn (a moderate by comparison) rolled over a tea party cast of characters that would have opened their side up to constant...
Positive dissent

...reliable hawk Lindsey Graham tweeted, "We really haven't gained anything." Some in the GOP ranks, like Sen. John Cornyn, of Texas, even charged that this was a subterfuge by the White House to "distract" from the problems with health...

...nomination that faces outright opposition from a handful of Republicans, including the second-ranking Republican, Sen. John Cornyn of Texas; nervous questions from influential Democrats such as New York Sen. Chuck Schumer; and plenty of non-committal...
Senators to fight new formula

...Constitutional balanced budget amendment and is a co-sponsor of the effort along with Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and John Cornyn, R-Texas. Even though ratification would take years, Murkowski such a move would reassure markets. "In terms...
Religion news in brief

...redistricting plan discriminates AUSTIN (AP) -- Four Jewish members of the Texas House have accused Attorney General John Cornyn of insensitivity for dividing ethnic communities in their districts under the redistricting plan he shepherded. The...


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