In the best of times, our politicians can be a frustrating bunch. How are they doing in an unprecedented crisis?
Ever since 2014, the Alamo has become the locus of a notably less cinematic war, all raging around the controversial plan to renovate and redesign it.
One constitutional amendment on the ballot poses a question that often vexes lawmakers—short-term need, or long-term benefit?
The Fort Worth lawmaker led the charge to decriminalize a summer tradition.
A plan to fix the Alamo site could have propelled the political scion to glory. Instead it’s become his biggest battle.
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced a commemoration of the Battle of the Alamo that includes the historically questionable John Wayne movie.
George P. struggles in his reelection campaign, and George W. finds his approval rating soaring as Americans compare him to President Trump.
Should Republicans support their party’s presidential nominee?
The grandson of a president. The nephew of a president. And the son of a candidate who’s currently on the stump. Such is the reality for George P. Bush, the state’s first-term land commissioner and the newest face of the family dynasty. But what course is he setting for himself?
The DRT and the Alamo: a look back.
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas aren’t giving up the Alamo without a fight. This should surprise exactly no one.
Does Jeb Bush have a chance at the White House? Or is the family name too damaged?
A lesson in how not to run a campaign.
Photographer David Valdez is back on familiar turf: on the campaign trail, documenting the public and private moments of a candidate with the surname Bush.
1. I’m Gonna Git You, Soccer The intense rivalry between the two North American powerhouses of men’s soccer, the United States and Mexico, will be renewed September 10 in Columbus, Ohio, in a crucial qualifying match for next summer’s World Cup. After years of struggle against its more established opponent,…
Perhaps it is unfair to heap high expectations on a political neophyte, but if you spend months discussing your political future and publicly weigh which office you intend to grace with your presence, you had better perform when you get the chance. That was the challenge facing George P. Bush…
After the 2011 budget cuts, the Lege has some room for reform on public education.
Is this man running for office? It sure looks that way. He just filed "an appoinment of a campaign treasurer" for a still-unspecified position.
First, he should stop saying that he’s running for office but hasn’t made up his mind about which one. It makes him sound like a dilettante: someone who thinks he’s God’s gift to Texas politics, instead of a serious politician. He is leaning toward running for Land Commissioner,…
Actress Eva Longoria and and Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa predict Texas will be purple in 2016 in an opinion piece at Politico.
Joe Hagan profiles the Bush dynasty for New York magazine.
George P. Bush, nephew of Bush 43 and the grandson of Bush 41, is taking a prominent position in the Republican Party of Texas, a move that cements his status as a future political star.
The race has been moving in this direction for months now. Nothing Dewhurst has tried has changed the dynamics of the race at all. If anything, the millions Dewhurst has spent on TV have hurt his own campaign. The China ad and the Kids for Cash scandal ad…
You might think they’re invincible, but Texas Republicans could soon find themselves in peril. At least that’s what Steve Munisteri says. And he should know.
In a rare interview, George H.W. Bush—a.k.a. the Former Leader of the Free World—disses Newt and the Dixie Chicks, muses on the restorative powers of Maine, and (who'd have imagined?) has nice things to say about the current occupant of the Oval Office.