Erica Grieder is a senior editor at Texas Monthly. From 2007 to 2012, she covered Texas as the southwest correspondent for the Economist, to which she still contributes. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times, the Spectator, the Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and the New Republic. Her first book, Big, Hot, Cheap and Right, was published in April 2013 by Public Affairs Books. She lives in Austin.
Two court rulings and a debate over a debate add up to a couple of headaches for Abbott.
When it comes to policy making, reasons matter.
The indictments against the governor may point to a legal lapse rather than an ethical one.
What Greg Abbott and the Republican party should have learned from their state convention.
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Texas's Commissioner of Education gives our Perry Report Card an F.
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