Senator John Cornyn

Politics & Policy

Senate Sense & Nonsense

The retirement announcement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on Friday has understandably provoked substantial discussion about the process for selecting her successor. Three general principles should apply to the Senate’s consideration ...
Politics & Policy

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

It wouldn’t be summertime in Washington if speculation weren’t running rampant about the possibility of a retirement announcement from the Supreme Court. But whatever the time frame for a Supreme ...
Politics & Policy

An Admission of Guilt

Conservatives have good reason to be unhappy with the agreement announced last night concerning the Senate’s judicial-confirmation process. The agreement does not guarantee up-or-down votes on all of President Bush’s ...
Politics & Policy

Injudicious Battles

One important lesson learned during this past election year is that the American people want a return to basic American values, and an end to vicious, Michael Moore-style politics. Certainly ...