Jan Jarboe Russell

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Russell Dilday

A Baptist under fire.

Sitting Pretty

After years of maintaining perfect public composure, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison now wears her ambition on her sleeve.

Down by the Riverside

More people visit San Antonio’s River Walk than the Alamo. Here’s why—our complete guide to the sights, restaurants, shops, and lore of Texas’ most popular urban park.

Fit for a Queen

A look back at San Antonio Fiesta gowns reveals how the dresses have gone from elegant to excessive.

John the Knife

He’s a budget cutter in an era of consumption, a conservative Democrat in a party gone soft, a good ol’ boy with no polish or flash. So why is everyone buzzing about Texas comptroller John Sharp?

Morales’ Paralysis

How has Attorney General Dan Morales performed in his first term? Indecisively.

The Other Henry

Henry Bonilla is our first Hispanic Republican in congress. He won’t be our last.

The Skinny on Susan Powter

Who cares what it says on her résumé? Two things about the Dallas fitness guru are true: She’s lost a lot of weight, and she’s made a lot of money.

Six Weeks of Insanity

My summer on the Powter plan.

Wanted! By the FBI

What’s behind the Bureau’s bashing of its director, former San Antonio judge William Sessions? Go ask Alice.

“Why Us?”

Since AIDS infected their lives, the proud, the deeply religious Allens have been left to ponder the eternal questions of faith and suffering.

About Face

He waffled about the Senate seat, then sought safe harbor in Bill Clinton’s Cabinet. Why did Henry Cisneros choose HUD over headlines? Only he knows for sure.

About Face

He waffled about the Senate seat, then sought safe harbor in Bill Clinton’s Cabinet. Why did Henry Cisneros choose HUD over headlines? Only he knows for sure.

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