Beaver Aplin built the quirky convenience chain into a Texas empire. Will his tactics translate outside the state?
Articles by Eric Benson
Feb 5, 2019 — By Eric Benson
John Cornyn may be vulnerable and 2020 looks even better than 2018 for Democrats—but who will run?
Nov 18, 2018 — By Eric Benson
The El Pasoan who would be senator isn’t done yet.
Oct 24, 2018 — By Eric Benson
Is Thomas J. Henry an unrepentant huckster, or is he a righteous warrior for the little guy? Can he be both?
Oct 3, 2018 — By Eric Benson
It’s the greatest honor the Houston-based cancer immunologist can imagine—even more than playing onstage with Willie Nelson.
Sep 19, 2018 — By Eric Benson
Brownsville police officer Valerie Rivas was charged with smuggling her undocumented boyfriend. She’s been acquitted. He’s likely to be deported.
Aug 20, 2018 — By Eric Benson
In his latest book, the author doesn't pull punches with either political party.