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How John Cornyn and the U.S. Senate defied 26 years of inaction to tackle gun violence

Four senators, including Cornyn, used a distinctive combination of policy expertise, legislative experience and political courage to push past obstacles that had repeatedly stymied previous attempts at compromise.

United States Senator Amy Klobuchar (Democrat of Minnesota), left, speaks with United States Senator John Cornyn (Republican of Texas) during the Senate Judiciary Committeeís hearing to examine protecting America's children from gun violence, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 15, 2022. 
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