campaigns & elections

El Gobernador

Feb 1, 2008 By Paul Burka

The first Hispanic to lead Texas will be a Basque jai alai phenom, Dallas attorney, and Democratic state representative whose election, in 2018, will relegate the GOP to semi- permanent minority status. Wanna bet?

The New Fat Cats

Nov 1, 1996 By Paul Burka

Meet the newest Texas fat cats - the well-heeled contributors financing political campaigns in and out of our state.

Smelling Like a Rose

Nov 1, 1995 By Helen Thorpe

Critics complain about Houston’s rising debt, but Mayor Bob Lanier’s reputation is blooming, which is why he’ll win a third term this month.