Patricia Kilday Hart
Behind the humor of Ann Richards' Democratic keynote address lay the calculation of an ambitious politician.
. . . that the 1994 governor’s race would have such far-reaching consequences. If George W. Bush hadn’t won . . .
He’s gone but not forgotten—particularly now, when leadership is in such short supply. Friends and
colleagues recall why the late lieutenant governor was one of a kind.
Sophisticated, likable politician? Arrogant, not-ready- for-prime-time player? Rick Perry is both—as well as the presumptive next governor of Texas.
Meet the superheroes of George W. Bush’s campaign for the presidency: a quartet of brainy advisers who are helping him to refine and sell his ideas on the economy, foreign policy, and the like.
George W. Bush wants to be governor of Texas. He says he’s not following in his father’s footsteps, but his name, his career, and his ideas about politics seem an awful lot like Dad’s.