2008 Presidential Election

Sheila Jackson Lee

Jan 1, 2009 By Evan Smith

“When his political people run the numbers, they see a different Texas, an emerging Texas. One that includes some of our more-conservative elements—God bless them, I respect them—but younger Texans as well. A Texas that is looking for change.”

Luci Baines Johnson

Jul 31, 2008 By Evan Smith

“‘LBJ’s war’ was not a war he had sought. It was a war he had inherited. It was a war he was trying desperately to get out of.”

Sen. Clinton on Texas Monthly Talks

Mar 1, 2008 By Evan Smith

Evan Smith: Senator Clinton, good morning. Hillary Rodham Clinton: Good morning. ES: Thank you very much for being here. HRC: I’m happy to be here. ES: Let me begin by asking you something about last night’s debate and the very eloquent and emotional comments you made at…

Mark McKinnon

Mar 1, 2008 By Evan Smith

“I’m there for the honor of serving John McCain. I wanted to check that box in my life.”

Editor’s Letter

Mar 1, 2008 By Evan Smith

I bet you’d like to know what’s going to happen on March 4, when Texas finally gets to have a say in the presidential race. Beats the heck out of me. Over the past twelve months, I’ve been asserting, with arrogant certainty, that the November combatants would be Clinton and…