POSTED: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 10:45pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 10:46pm
John Cornyn proudly wears the conservative badge. In the last round of congressional ratings, he was tied for the top spot as the most conservative member of the Senate.
He’s also a proud Republican. As chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, he is the man with the mission of recapturing the Senate for the GOP.
But Cornyn’s ideology and partisan loyalty don’t mean he will stand behind every Republican on every occasion.
On Monday, in a desperate attempt to keep his party in contention for a Missouri Senate seat against the most vulnerable Democratic incumbent in the nation, Cornyn did just about everything he could do to force congressman Todd Akin, winner of his party’s Senate nomination, to drop out of the race.
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