“All you’ve got is a famous name,” a Republican operative told George W. Bush. But six years later he was governor, and six years after that he was president. And six years after that, his place in history—not to mention the fate of the world—is a little uncertain.
October 1, 2007 | by Robert Draper | Book Excerpt
Since the Republicans took over Texas, every plausible Democratic candidate for high statewide office has been the subject of an obligatory profile in Texas Monthly. Here’s yours—only it’s a bit different. It’s a memo containing loads of free advice—the kind you can afford—on how you can beat John Cornyn.
July 1, 2008 | by John Spong | Feature
From Candy Montgomery and Allan Gore beginning their affair in Richardson to Robert Rauschenberg, Janis Joplin, and Jimmy Johnson graduating from high school in Port Arthur
March 1, 2011 | Feature
The eightieth session began with a Speaker’s race, ended with a Speaker’s race, and was consumed in between by the usual mix of nuanced issues and nasty politics. Along the way, a handful of lawmakers put the common good ahead of all else. And a handful of lawmakers didn’t.
The GOP and Democratic chairmen are both from Texas. Right there the similarity ends, or begins, no, ends.
April 1, 1974 | by Al Reinert | Politics
Candy Montgomery thought her affair with Allan Gore was over, until she found herself fighting for her life against Allan’s wife.