or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

John Cornyn's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 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
Issue Position: Health Care & Retirement
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 9, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Investigate Evidence of Criminal Wrongdoing at VA Medical Facilities
June 9, 2014 Cornyn Statement on Release of Internal VA Audit
June 5, 2014 Sen. Cornyn Backs Bill To Boost Options For TX Veterans' Health Care
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 30, 2014 Cornyn Statement on Sec. Shinseki's Resignation
May 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Calls on Obama to Direct FBI to Investigate
May 28, 2014 Following IG Report, Cornyn Calls On President To Direct FBI To Investigate VA
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 20, 2014 VA Health Care
May 15, 2014 Cornyn Responds To Shinseki Testimony
May 14, 2014 Cornyn: VA Scandals a Betrayal of Our Veterans
May 13, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Demands Answers From VA Secretary
May 12, 2014 Cornyn Responds to New Whistleblower Claims at Texas VA Facility
May 7, 2014 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 -- Motion to Proceed -- Continued
May 6, 2014 Waco Tribune-Herald - John Cornyn, Guest Columnist: Death, Neglect, Broken Promises at the VA
May 5, 2014 Cornyn: Latest VA Report Requires Immediate Response
May 1, 2014 Cornyn Demands Obama Appoint Investigator in Response to Secret VA Wait List
Oct. 30, 2013 Cornyn: "Whatever" & "I Didn't Know" Not The Answers The American People Deserve
Oct. 25, 2013 Cornyn Statement On Sebelius Visit To Texas
Oct. 8, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 3, 2013 Unanimous Consent Request -- H.R. 3230
July 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Backlog
July 16, 2013 Cornyn Marks Signing Of S.B. 24
July 10, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Regulations Affecting Texas
June 27, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of US Department of Health and Human Services - Fundraising Efforts
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner - Protect Life-Saving Treatments For End-Stage Renal Disease
May 14, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - HHS Decision to Solicit Donations
April 24, 2013 Cornyn Introduces Bill to Bring Inpatient Care Facility to South Texas Veterans
March 22, 2013 Johnson Offers Amendments to Protect Taxpayers
March 22, 2013 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, Fiscal Year 2014
March 21, 2013 Cornyn Cosponsors Amendment to Defund Obamacare
March 13, 2013 Cornyn Votes to Defund Obamacare
Feb. 7, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to End $30 Billion Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers
Aug. 30, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Aug. 30, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Aug. 17, 2012 Keeping Safe from West Nile Virus
June 28, 2012 PBS "NewsHour" - Transcript
March 29, 2012 The Washington Times - Senate Judiciary, Obamacare Not an Enumerated Power
March 20, 2012 Austin American-Statesman - Obama Can't Deliver to Americans as Promised
March 7, 2012 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 7, 2012 Cornyn Vows to Repeal Unconstitutional Healthcare Mandate for Faith-Based Employers
Jan. 27, 2012 Congressional Republicans Ask CMS to Clarify Changes Required by Health Care Law
Jan. 6, 2012 Senator Hutchison and 35 Senate Colleagues Challenge Obama Health Care Law
Nov. 14, 2011 Cornyn Responds to Supreme Court Decision to Hear Challenge to President's Health Care Law
Oct. 6, 2011 Letter to Senator Kent Conrad
Oct. 5, 2011 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Preventative Health Services Mandates
Oct. 4, 2011 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Back to top