Cornyn Wins Republican Nomination for U.S. Senator

Incumbent John Cornyn has crushed tea party-backed U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman and six lesser-known primary challengers to win Texas' Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.

As party whip, Cornyn is second in the GOP Senate leadership. He is the overwhelming favorite to win his third term in office during November's general election.

Cornyn has been dubbed too moderate by a small group of tea party activists. He faced a last-minute challenge from the right by Stockman, a fierce conservative and House renegade.

Read more: http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/US-Sen-Cornyn-Wins-Republican-Nomination-in-Texas-248477341.html

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