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Gradual clearing is expected with some remaining high clouds Thursday. Lows tonight will be near freezing in the Lakes Area to middle 30's in the Triangle. A little warmer Thursday with highs into the middle 50's. The next cold front will be in our area Saturday with a few showers ...
Senator Cornyn unhappy with DOJ plan to sue Texas over Voter ID law
WASHINGTON (From U.S. Senator John Cornyn) - Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and former Texas Attorney General, released the following statement responding to the announcement that the Obama Administration will challenge Texas constitutional voter ID law in court:
"Facts mean little to a politicized Justice Department bent on inserting itself into the sovereign affairs of Texas and a lame-duck Administration trying to turn our state blue.
"As Texans we reject the notion that the federal government knows whats best for us. We deserve the freedom to make our own laws and we deserve not to be insulted by a Justice Department committed to scoring cheap political points."
Senator Cornyn serves on the Finance, Judiciary, Armed Services and Budget Committees. He serves as the top Republican on the Judiciary Committees Immigration, Refugees and Border Security subcommittee. He served previously as Texas Attorney General, Texas Supreme Court Justice, and Bexar County District Judge.