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John Cornyn

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  • Cornyn redefines his role as Senate GOP Whip

    WASHINGTON As majority whip, John Cornyn has tangled often with the tea party. He has championed pragmatic floor tactics and was an architect of the GOP's successful drive to broaden its Senate footprint over the last three cycles by betting on candidates with establishment roots. He handily defeated seven gadfly challengers in a 2014 primary election.
  • Senate finally passes human trafficking bill

    WASHINGTON The Senate finally came together Wednesday in rare unanimous support of an anti-human trafficking bill and agreed to a compromise on an abortion provision that had divided the parties, delaying the bill for weeks. The 99-0 vote on the...

    Senate reaches deal that enables Lynch confirmation vote

    WASHINGTON Senate Republicans and Democrats reached a deal Tuesday to vote on a bipartisan human trafficking bill, paving the way for a confirmation vote on the stalled nomination of Loretta Lynch to become attorney general. "There is a bipartisan...

    Senate seeks deal on stalled human trafficking bill

    Key lawmakers are working to resolve a dispute over abortion that has long held up Senate approval of legislation to crack down on human trafficking. Sens. Mitch McConnell and John Cornyn, the two top Senate Republicans, both expressed hope Thursday...

    Lynch confirmation still not set as unrelated Senate bill stuck

    WASHINGTON Senate Democrats rejected Republicans' latest proposal for anti-abortion language in a bill to combat human trafficking, further delaying a vote on confirming Loretta Lynch to become U.S. attorney general. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid...