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Cornyn, Watkins increase sparring over U.S. attorney nomination

The scuffle over the appointment of the next U.S. attorney for the Dallas-based Northern District escalated Friday, as Sen. John Cornyn urged the White House to choose his preferred candidate. Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins accused the Republican senator of playing petty politics and pushed for his favorite contender.

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