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  • An armistice was signed 62 years ago yesterday to signify the official end of the Korean war. It was July 27, 1953.This first conflict of the cold war occurred when communist North Korea invaded South Korea 3 years earlier.The defense of South Korea was...
  • A tsunami of disastrous consequences have been coming almost daily to Mr. Donald Trump after his inaccurate and divisive remarks in regards to Mexicans during his presidential announcement on June 16th. It did not take long as many media outlets,...
  • Federal agencies with oversight over various industries are taking the problem of worker misclassification more seriously and are taking steps to rein in as many bad actors as possible, according to various reports.Worker misclassification, as you may...
  • San Antonio congressional representatives are praising a recent decision of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to name the five San Antonio Missions, including the Alamo, as a World Heritage Site.The iconic...
  • Texas and California are trying to reform legal migration on their own. The politics in these two states couldn’t be more different, but legislators in both states recently proposed running their own guest-worker visa programs to get around the federal...

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John Cornyn III has been representing Texas as a United States Senator since 2002.

During his first term in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Cornyn distinguished himself as a leader in the Senate on a variety of issues important to Texans and has earned a national reputation as an articulate...

On Thursday I attended the Students for Life of America #WomenBetrayed Rally on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol and delivered the following remarks. Video of my remarks is available above.We are here today rallying for...
Two senior Australian officials expressed increasing confidence on Friday that debris found on a remote French island this week came from the Malaysian jet that disappeared last year with 239 people aboard, though they...
Yesterday I introduced a resolution, S. Res. 238, defining the start of Congress’ 60-day review period and detailing flaws within the submittal of the agreement.
I’ve had many opportunities to personally thank Texas veterans for their service and sacrifice on behalf of our nation. But the best way we can thank them is by ensuring they receive the care and services they were promised...
The House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Needs of Scrutiny (REINS) Act with my support. This legislation will require any federal rule or regulation with an annual economic...
This week I joined Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and 132 other House Republicans in calling for an immediate DOJ investigation of Planned Parenthood practices revealed in a series of disturbing videos.
The defense of South Korea was supposedly a U.N. action, but as history shows, the United States, unprepared for this war, took the brunt of the fighting, along with the South Koreans.
In primary season, sometimes a political party or candidates take their eyes off the prize and forget their ultimate goal: to win the general election. In the case of dealing with Donald Trump, this is becoming rapidly...
The United States has accused Russia, Thailand, Iran and Libya of insufficient action against human trafficking, in a damning new report. Those nations - as well as Venezuela, Algeria, Syria, Yemen, North Korea, South Sudan...
The IRS targeted, intimidated, and harassed many Americans because of their political philosophy. The people are still waiting for answers about why their government is engaged in this Soviet-style behavior.
Wednesday, the House passed legislation that would allow for the removal or demotion of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs based on performance or misconduct.
In order to ensure Collin County and Texas teachers, firefighters, and police officers are treated no differently than other workers when it comes to their Social Security benefits, I have signed on to H.R. 711, the Equal...
Some years back at the 2008 RNC Convention, I was in St. Paul, MN as a National Delegate from Texas, and my husband and I met Republican pollster and analyst Dr. Frank Luntz, the author of one of the best books on good...
Mullah Mohammad Omar, the spiritual leader of the Taliban, has been dead for two years according according to Afghanistan’s Intelligence Agency.
The majority of my clients are women. The majority of the cases we hear are about abuse and human rights issues, and although I would like to refer the case or turn it down, I can’t. “Help as many as you can,” echoes that...
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) joined Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) in efforts to give states more flexibility in how they use federal transportation funds,...
Last night, the McConnell-Reid leadership team pushed through another win for the Washington Cartel, and they did so at the taxpayers' expense. By casting votes in favor of cronyism and special interests, the Senate made...
I’m proud I hire veterans and have had many former service members work for me since I began serving in Congress, including my current Deputy District Director, JD Kennedy.
Several dozen counties in Texas, including many in our area, that were hit by severe storms between May 4 and June 19 are now eligible to apply for government assistance. Homeowners, renters, and farmers who were affected by...

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