John Cornyn
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"John Cornyn III" is the Seniority in the United States Senate/senior United States Senate/United States Senator from Texas, serving since 2002. He is a member of the United States Republican Party/Republican Party and the current United States Senate Republican Whip/Senate Majority Whip for the 114th United States Congress/114th Congress. Cornyn previously served as Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee from 2007 to 2011.

Born in Houston, Texas/Houston, Cornyn is a graduate from Trinity University (Texas)/Trinity University and St. Mary's University School of Law, receiving his Master of Laws/LL.M. from the University of Virginia School of Law. Cornyn was a Judge on Texas' 37th District Court from 1985 to 1991, until he was elected an associate justice of the Texas Supreme Court, where he served 1991 to 1997. In 1998, Cornyn was elected Attorney General of Texas, serving one term until winning a seat in the U.S. Senate United States Senate election in Texas, 2002/in 2002. He was re-elected to a second term United States Senate election in Texas, 2008/in 2008 and successfully ran for a third term United States Senate election in Texas, 2014/in 2014.

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