Coal plants

Rick Perry

Jan 20, 2013 By Evan Smith

“We’ve got roads to build and agencies to fix and health care to be dispensed and cancers to cure. And that’s what I’m focusing on.”

Can Bill White penetrate the Republican vote?

Nov 24, 2009 By Paul Burka

As mayor of Houston, White enjoyed considerable support — political and financial — from Republicans. But he occupied a nonpartisan office. Can he repeat that success in a partisan race against an incumbent Republican governor, and can he do it outside of Houston as well as inside? The answer depends…

State of the Governor’s Race

Jan 27, 2009 By Paul Burka

The context of Perry’s State of the State speech is that it takes place during a governor’s race in which he is no better than even-money to win. His remarks will be closely watched for clues about how he plans to position himself in his career-risking battle against Kay Bailey…

Power Play

Jan 1, 2007 By Christopher Danzig

Executive editor S. C. Gwynne on researching the energy industry and writing about coal plants.