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John Cornyn
John Cornyn

First elected to the Senate in 2002, Senator John Cornyn had previously served his home state of Texas as a district judge, attorney general and justice on the state’s Supreme Court. Cornyn is seen as a champion of open government and is an outspoken conservative on a range of issues in Washington D.C. In the Senate, he has served on various committees and was Deputy Whip. He has won mul…

Date of Birth: February 02, 1952


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"It does not affect your daily life very much if your neighbor marries a box turtle. But that does not mean it is right. Now you must raise your children up in a world where that union of man and box turtle is on the same legal footing as man and wife." John Cornyn
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"The war on terror is not limited to Iraq. It is not limited to Afghanistan. They are but fronts in the global war we are waging today." John Cornyn
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"The president's action is welcome news, and will bring much-needed relief to the most affected counties in our state." John Cornyn
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"We have no religious tests for public office in this country, ... And I think anyone would find that sort of inquiry, if it were actually made, offensive. And so I hope we don't go down that road." John Cornyn
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"I don't know whether John Roberts has a twin, perhaps a sister or, uh, someone with a Hispanic last name." John Cornyn
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"This is the beginning of what is a long overdue and important debate." John Cornyn
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"Don't take the bait, ... Do exactly the same thing every nominee -- Republican and Democrat alike -- has done. Decline to answer any question that you feel would compromise your ability to do your job." John Cornyn
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"When it rains, it pours - figuratively and literally." John Cornyn
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"Unfortunately, the (budget) does not ... help Congress reform such programs as Medicaid and Medicare, which both grow at average rate of around 8 percent each year through 2015 and will continue to eat up more of the total federal budget." John Cornyn
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"Unfortunately, the [budget] does not ... help Congress reform such programs as Medicaid and Medicare, which both grow at average rate of around 8 percent each year through 2015 and will continue to eat up more of the total federal budget." John Cornyn
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"Iraq and Afghanistan alone have been stressful. This doesn't make it any easier. And it probably makes it harder." John Cornyn
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"Just because we are curious does not mean that our curiosity should be satisfied. You have no obligation to tell us how you will rule on any issue that might come before you if you sit on the Supreme Court." John Cornyn
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"Don't take the bait," John Cornyn
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"My own guess is that people wonder why we are playing those kind of games, ... They are frustrated with Congress and politicians enough anyway and see that as another example of why they are frustrated." John Cornyn
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"America deserves a nominee who reveres the law, not one whose service on the bench is conditioned on political promises." John Cornyn
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"It is clear to me that Judge Roberts' history has prepared him well for the honor of serving this country by leading our nation's highest court, and I strongly support his nomination." John Cornyn
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"no obligation to tell us how you will rule on any issue that might come before you if you're confirmed to the Supreme Court." John Cornyn
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"Just because we are curious does not mean that our curiosity should be satisfied," John Cornyn
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"Unfortunately, the (budget) does not . . . help Congress reform such programs as Medicaid and Medicare, which both grow at average rate of around 8 percent each year through 2015 and will continue to eat up more of the total federal budget." John Cornyn
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"Justices are not politicians, ... They don't run on a political platform, and senators should not ask them to do so." John Cornyn
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"on the side of justice and individual liberties." John Cornyn
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