Republican party

The Gentleman From Texas

Jan 20, 2013 By Jake Silverstein

Only a few years after arriving in Washington, John Cornyn has become the capital’s most powerful Texan. Can he lead the Republicans back to power in the Senate?

The Craddickal Right

Mar 1, 2002 By Patricia Hart

Tom Craddick of Midland wants to be the first Republican Speaker of the House in Texas since 1873. He may already have the votes, but his critics are questioning his tactics.

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.