Bill Clinton

Our Foreign Legion

Nov 1, 1998 By Kathryn Jones

Austria. The Bahamas. Botswana. Jamaica. Sweden. In each place the U.S. ambassador is a Texan sent there by Bill Clinton, whoÕs as partial to our stateÕs best and brightest (and richest) as LBJ was.

Less Is Mauro

Jul 31, 1998 By Helen Thorpe

Barring a miracle, Garry Mauro will lose to George W. Bush in this November’s gubernatorial election. So why is he acting like a winner?

President Bush?

Jun 30, 1998 By Paul Burka

He’s the front-runner even before he has officially entered the race, but sky-high expectations are the least of the obstacles George W. Bush faces in his quest for the White House.

The Pitch

Mar 1, 1998 By Alexandra Biesada

To be a truly major player in the ad game, GSD&M needed a car account. When Mazda’s came up for review, the brash Austinites sprang into action.

President and Accounted For

Jan 1, 1998 By Paul Burka

BUSH VERSUS GORE: Is it the battle for president in 2000? No, it was the Houston mayoral runoff in December. When Vice President Al Gore, with his eye on the Democratic nomination two years hence, came to a fundraiser for eventual winner Lee Brown, Bill Clinton’s first drug czar, the…

Naval Gazing

Apr 30, 1997 By Helen Thorpe

As the Navy’s top civilian leader, Texan John Dalton has navigated one scandal after another. He might also be charting a course back home—and to elected office.

Tru Story

Apr 1, 1997 By Helen Thorpe

Why Texarkana’s Truman Arnold is in the thick of a scandal over Democratic fundraising.

It Came From Outer Space

Nov 1, 1996 By Mimi Swartz

The inside story of how industrious NASA scientists discovered signs of life in a Martian rock and boosted the fortunes of the tabloids, Hollywood producers, and even the president.

No Contest

Jun 30, 1996 By Paul Burka

If Bill Clinton wants to get elected president, he’ll have to do it without Texas—just like in 1992.

Spooking the CIA

Apr 30, 1995 By Jan Reid

Jennifer Harbury’s career as a lawyer in Texas was the prelude to her front-page fight with the U.S. intelligence community.