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John Cornyn

  1. the kavanaugh hearings
    Democrats Take ‘Civil Disobedience’ Stance in Leaking Kavanaugh DocumentsIn an escalation of protests over a rushed procedure with concealment of documents, Democrats start leaking them and Republicans threaten retaliation.
  2. GOP Congressional Leaders Ready to Wrap Up 2018 Very SoonCongress will soon find reasons not to act on much of what was supposed to represent its 2018 agenda — other than campaigning for reelection.
  3. Texas Republican Backs Bill That Would Bolster Gun RestrictionsJohn Cornyn doesn’t want new background check laws — but he does want to better enforce the ones we’ve got.
  4. Right-Wing Leaders Call for Mitch McConnell’s Head on a SpikeMitch McConnell’s never been a hero to conservatives. But the animus is getting white-hot, as a letter calling for him to step down illustrates.
  5. Some Republicans Dislike Health Insurance So Much They Don’t Mind If You Lose ItA dirty little secret of GOP health policy is conservatives’ desire for a 1950s-style system with high out-of-pocket costs and limited insurance.
  6. Here Are the 8 (Reported) Finalists for FBI DirectorThe White House is considering replacing James Comey with a sitting Republican senator.
  7. Republicans Accuse Protesters of Organizing for Political ChangeConservatives are now arguing that protests are illegitimate if they’re planned in advance by activists.
  8. early and awkward
    Steve Stockman Really Pumped About New Poll Showing Him Down by 44 PointsHe’s a glass-half-full type.
  9. Steve Stockman Embarks on Senate Campaign With Fusillade of Hysterical GibberishI’m not asking you to take a bullet or face actual bayonets.”
  10. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Drones, and GOP HypocrisyWhere is Rand Paul?
  11. early and often
    GOP Talked to Joe Scarborough About New York Senate Race [Updated]But, contrary to a report today, not the Florida race.
  12. don't ask don't tell
    Senate Republicans Promise to Keep ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ AliveJohn McCain and John Cornyn basically tell Senate Democrats it’s not worth their time.
  13. early and often
    Two Seats That Could Determine the Power of Joe LiebermanIf they go Republican, could Lieberman switch teams?
  14. early and awkward
    Republicans Already Out of Ideas to Reduce the National DebtTwo party leaders can’t name a single thing the GOP would do.
  15. things you obviously shouldn't say
    GOP Movement to Oust Harry Reid Sputters, DiesWhy it should be no surprise that many Republicans are rallying to Reid’s defense.
  16. what other people think
    Why Harry Reid Is Just Not the Trent Lott of 2010Nobody is really buying this argument at all.
  17. hot gop-on-gop action
    Gingrich, Limbaugh Urged to Shut Up, Stop Killing the GOPHello — some people are trying to run a political party here.
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