Republican National Convention

Politics & Policy |
January 21, 2013

Ted Cruz for President?

The U.S. Senate candidate's national profile rises further with a speaking slot at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Too bad that he can't ever run for president. Or can he?

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February 1, 2009


How a high-profile member of Austin′s radical progressive community became an FBI informant.

Politics & Policy |
September 30, 1992

The Intimate GOP

IT WAS JUST TEN DAYS after the close of the Republican convention, and here I was at a much smaller gathering of Republicans at Fairview Farms in Plano, just north of Dallas. Proclaimed a “Boot Scootin’ Olde Tyme Political Hoe-Down,” this campaign kickoff was also, of course, a “family event”