The colorful mogul lost the 1990 gubernatorial election after making a joke about rape and admitting to not paying some income taxes.
Lily Adams was introduced to the country by her grandmother during Richards’s 1988 speech to the Democratic National Convention.
A Canada man has a few questions about the Austin establishment immortalized in a Guy Clark song.
With sexual-misconduct scandals swirling, from Brett Kavanaugh to Charles Schwertner, how politicians talk about them could bite them at the polls.
The two campaigns have launched—kind of. Both are long shots to have any real effect on the state.
The anti-transgender bathroom bill debate is a strike against any Texas city getting the Amazon HQ2.
The Alamo Drafthouse #DontTalk PSA bracket has a winner, and we talked to the director of the spot.
Learn about how Ann Richards would prank Drafthouse customers, and what the lawyers said when they heard the Magnited States of America voicemail.
A documentary called “All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State” premieres tonight on HBO and resonates in some ways with the Wendy Davis story.
Political junkies sad the legislature is in an off year can dig their teeth into two new documentaries about Texas politicians premiering this month.
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Austin chef Sonya Coté, executive chef of Hillside Farmacy and former chef of East Side Show Room, has been named one of Marie Claire’s “Women on Top,” an award that celebrates women under forty who are creatively reinventing their industries. Coté earned the distinguished honor for her valiant support of
Wes Anderson released the trailer for Moonrise Kingdom, Yao Ming saves pandas, and Vanilla Ice renovates more than his career.
In 1982, Ronald Reagan's first mid-term election, a Democratic wave swept the state. Republicans had mounted a major challenge to the D's control of most statewide offices (governor excepted), and U.S. senator Lloyd Bentsen and lieutenant governor Bill Hobby used their muscle to build the best Democratic organization Texas had
Here’s what Republicans and Democrats were talking about after the November 3 election.George W. Bush’s coattails. They were frayed at best, even though the GOP swept every statewide race. The governor got 68 percent of the vote, but the victorious Republican candidates for lieutenant governor and comptroller, Rick Perry and
After the latest standoff thereï¿½by an armed UFO cultistï¿½you might think so. But on the fifth anniversary of the Branch Davidian siege, the Central Texas community is doing just fine, thank you.
AT LEAST DAN MORALES knew that the mere proclamation he was going to have a press conference was not likely to stop the world in its tracks. The night before and all that morning, some supporters, as well as the attorney general himself, were busy calling around to say that
What a puff piece! 60 Minutes, which has eviscerated many a victim over the years, gave Ann Richards the royal treatment in its October 27 profile. When interviewer Morley Safer wasn’t rewriting history (blaming Clayton Williams’ rape gaffe for the unraveling of his campaign, when in fact Claytie maintained a