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John Cornyn's Public Statements

Full Name: John Cornyn
Office: U.S. Senate (TX) - Sr, Republican Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip)
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sandy; 2 Children: Danley, Haley
Birth Date: 02/02/1952
Birth Place: Houston, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Church of Christ
Date Title
Cornyn: We Cannot Sit on Our Hands and Wait
Disapproving a Rule Submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Mitigation by States of Cross-Border Air Pollution Under the Clean Air Act--Motion to Proceed
Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility & Government Accountability
Issue Position: Open Government
Issue Position: Crime & Law Enforcement
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: The Constitution, The Senate & The Rule Of Law
Issue Position: Jobs & The Economy
Issue Position: Compassionate Conservatism
Issue Position: Health Care & Retirement
Issue Position: National Defense & The U.S. Military
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Science & Technology
Issue Position: The 2nd Amendment
Issue Position: Veterans & Military Personnel
Issue Position: The War On Terror
Issue Position: Energy, Agriculture & The Environment
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Immigration Reform & Border Security
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Working For Texas
July 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Surplus Military Equipment
July 9, 2014 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Authorization Act - Motion to Proceed
July 9, 2014 Cornyn: President is "Tone Deaf"
July 9, 2014 Cornyn Response to President's Remarks in Dallas
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
July 7, 2014 Border Crisis
July 2, 2014 Dallas Morning News - Obama's Deferred-Action Policy, Not Congress, Led to Illegal Crossings
June 30, 2014 Cornyn Statement on Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Case
June 30, 2014 Cornyn Response to President's Immigration Announcement
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 27, 2014 Sens. Cornyn, Cruz & Rep. Thornberry Introduce Legislation To Provide Fairness, Certainty For Texas Landowners Along The Red River
June 27, 2014 Cornyn: Obama "Doubling Down" on Governing by Fiat
June 26, 2014 Executive Session
June 26, 2014 Cornyn, Rubio Resolution Calls on President to Take Action in Border Crisis
June 26, 2014 Cornyn Statement on NLRB Supreme Court Decision
June 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Send a Clear Message to Those Crossing the Border
June 25, 2014 Cornyn: Voting Rights Act Amendment Ignores Texas' Progress
June 25, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee - Regarding an IRS Hearing
June 25, 2014 Letter to Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance - Missing IRS Emails
June 25, 2014 The Amendment Process
June 25, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General, Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, and Lee Goodman, Commissioner of the Federal Election Commission - Missing IRS Messages and Communications
June 24, 2014 Cornyn Introduces Bill to Prohibit IRS Bonuses, Force Agency to Comply with Investigation
June 24, 2014 Nomination of Leon Rodriguez to Be Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 23, 2014 Letter to Jack Reed, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - Forest Management and Land Acquisition
June 20, 2014 Cornyn Statement on Administration's Response to Border Crisis
June 19, 2014 Fox News - Five Things Obama Must Do to Fix the Border Crisis
June 19, 2014 Foreign Policy
June 19, 2014 Sen. Cornyn, Rep. Cuellar Demand Answers From Obama Administration On Growing Humanitarian Crisis in South Texas
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