House Speaker Dennis Bonnen offers a masterclass in how to lose friends and alienate your allies in just a few easy steps.
Articles by Christopher Hooks
Jul 30, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
MQS isn't the most trustworthy person in Texas politics, but Bonnen has done a poor job offering an alternative narrative about what transpired.
Jul 29, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
In the event that millions lose their health insurance and protections for pre-existing conditions disappear, the state has no real backup plan.
Jul 12, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
Congressman Roy and Senator Cruz urged Trump to print the census with a citizenship question despite a Supreme Court ruling. That would’ve been a dangerous precedent.
Jul 5, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
As the Trump administration ratchets up its dehumanization of migrants, we Americans stand to lose our moral center.
Jun 27, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
The debate had the feel, at times, of an episode of Survivor—the little guys teaming up to clear their ranks before the real fight begins.
May 29, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
In one of the worst legislative sessions for criminal justice reform in years, bipartisan legislation got caught between an ugly fight between the police lobby and prominent Democrats.
May 23, 2019 — By Christopher Hooks
The governor, lieutenant governor, and the speaker of the House announced a deal on property taxes and school finance. It sounds good, but offered awfully little in the way of specifics.