John Cornyn

John Cornyn III is an American politician and lawyer serving as the senior United States Senator from Texas since 2002. He is the current Senate Majority Whip for the 115th Congress. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Cornyn has 1,742 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Statement as an Attorney General for Texas. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 210 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 8,941 views per program. Most appearances with Mitch McConnell (142), John Thune (106), John A. Barrasso M.D. (92). Most common tags: Republican Party, Washington Politics, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:January 7, 2003 - Present U.S. Senator, R-TX View Map Majority Whip (Jan 03, 2015 - Jan 03, 2019) Minority Whip (Jan 13, 2013 - Jan 03, 2015) Videos: 1,736


Attorney General, Texas
January 13, 1999 - December 1, 2002 Videos: 2 U.S. Senate Candidate, Texas
c. October 16, 2002 - c. November 5, 2002 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed David Bernhardt’s nomination for interior secretary.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate worked on executive and judicial nominations, confirming retired General John Abizaid to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate considered executive and judicial nominations. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) led a bipartisan group of senators in a reading of…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted to limit debate on Daniel Domenico’s judicial nomination to the District Court for the District of Colorado.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate considered consideration of executive and judicial nominations.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate changed a chamber rule, reducing debate time from 30 hours to two hours for district court judges and executive…

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