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Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas

Senator (3rd term)

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Biography

Leadership: Assistant Majority Leader
Political Highlights: Texas District Court judge, 1985-91; Texas Supreme Court, 1991-97; Texas attorney general, 1999-2002
Born: February 2, 1952; Houston, Texas
Residence: Austin
Religion: Non-denominational Christian
Family: Wife, Sandy Cornyn; two children
Education: Trinity U., B.A. 1973; St. Mary's U. (Texas), J.D. 1977; U. of Virginia, LL.M. 1995
Elected: 2002
Committee Assignments: Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; International Trade, Customs & Global Competitiveness - Chairman; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Judiciary (Constitution - Chairman; Crime & Terrorism; Immigration and the National Interest)

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 16th ranked Senate Republican
State Clout: Texas is 3rd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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