The eccentric Texan billionaire and former two-time independent presidential candidate leaves an outsized legacy.
Dallas billionaire Ross Perot often is miscast as a spoiler in the election that saw Bill Clinton replace George H.W Bush in the White House.
Houston and Dallas are sixth and seventh, respectively, in a new survey charting where "ultra-high net worth individuals," or people worth at least $30 million, live.
Other presidential hopefuls from Texas have gracefully exited the stage when their time was over.
From H. Ross Perot to the people who will run Texas in the nineties, from couples with clout to the Brownwood Mafia, we present the most complete guide to power in Texas ever compiled.
Ross Perot (who else?) tops our annual survey of the wealthiest Texans.
Inside the election's numbers.
With its optimistically broad streets and oversized cantilevered homes, Plano is the suburban ideal taken to its extreme, and its exaggerated scale often gives rise to exaggerated problems. Heroin addiction is only the latest.
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Texas Primer Who’s been on our cover the most times? Ross is boss.
From the war on drugs to education and his new Reform Party, Ross Perot has ideas about everything. Too bad they’re usually wrong.
It’s junior’s mint, and he’s making the most of it.
Ross Perot is a candidate for president because a lot of people want him to be. He has acted in a very clever, innovative way to arouse and build that support, but the support truly did arise and grow. That means that Perot’s campaign is a pure expression of democracy.
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THE PRESIDENT CAN’T RUN THE COUNTRY BY HIMSELF. the people he appoints to key positions can make or break his administration. Here is a possible lineup of Cabinet officials and major appointments. They are able, diverse, and largely nonpolitical. Most of them are people that Perot is known to respect.
THE SHOCK WAVES ARE BEGINNING to be felt from the Texas Water Commission’s decision that the Edwards Aquifer is an underground river—meaning that surface owners can’t use its water without a permit. Another state agency, the Water Development Board, was quick to dust off the old idea of transferring water
If Ross Perot is president, he’ll be judged by how well he plays hardball with Congress. Here’s how he played hardball with me.
It’s his race to win—or lose.
Who’s up, who’s down, who’s gone, and who’s new on our second annual study of the state’s superrich.
Now that he’s got it, what does Ross Perot plan to do with it?
One day in 1962 Ross Perot read Thoreau’s insight that the “mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” The country hasn’t been the same since.
I see Ross Perot as a throwback, a distinct cousin to two types of 19th century mythical American heroes. In his deeds, Perot is as gargantuan—as wonderful and awful and ridiculous—as Davy Crockett. In his idealisms, Perot would fashion himself, and the rest of us, after one of the proper
Did the clean-cut knight get trapped by the Wall Street dragon? And did he, after all, have himself to blame?