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Phil Gramm

Burning Bush

Dec 1, 1996 By Paul Burka

Before the 1996 election, George W. Bush’s presidential chances were just talk. Now they’re hot. Jack Kemp blew his opportunity to be the undisputed standard-bearer with a mediocre—and, some say, disloyal—performance as Bob Dole’s running mate. The next GOP nominee will almost surely be someone who hasn’t run for 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.

Truckin’

May 31, 1996 By Mimi Swartz

On the road with Victor Morales, the schoolteacher turned U.S. Senate candidate who is out to prove he’s not running on empty.

Hype or Hero?

Nov 1, 1995 By Helen Thorpe

He’s won the support o Mexican Americans in El Paso; now he wants to win a seat in Congress. Is Silvestre Reyes’ attack on illegal immigration heroism or hype?

Four for Four

May 31, 1995 By Paul Burka

George W. Bush got elected governor by promising to focus on welfare, education, tort reform, and juvenile crime. After his first one hundred days, he’s batting a thousand.