Rep. Steve Stockman's (R-TX) decision to challenge Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) in the Republican primary shows how far to the right the Republican party is, the chairman of the Texas Democratic Party told TPM.
"I think this race with Cornyn and Stockman tells you everything," Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa told TPM on Tuesday. "That even when you moved to the right, like John Cornyn has moved to the right, it is never far enough to the right for the Republican Party. I mean this guy voted against the Violence Against Women's Act. He voted against Sonya Sotomayor."
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