Washington

Ron Paul Gets Elected to Something

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

The Congressman and erstwhile presidential candidate becomes the twenty-second member of the Congressional Baseball Hall of Fame tonight, largely on the strength of one historic homer. 

What’s Next for the Rocket?

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

He's been acquitted, but people are still talking about Roger Clemens' alleged PED use and his chances of getting voted into the Hall of Fame. 

Dubya Visits Obama

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

George W. and Laura Bush return to Washington D.C. for a joke-filled unveiling of their official White House portrait. 

Did Andy Pettitte Change His Story?

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

The former Astros pitcher's testimony in the federal perjury trial of Roger Clemens didn't help the prosecution, but was it different from what Pettitte said to Congress in 2008?

Rand Paul Talks Ron Paul

Jan 21, 2013 By Jason Cohen

In a Q&A with the Atlantic, Kentucky senator Rand Paul handicaps his father's presidential campaign and its larger impact on the Republican Party.

The Inn at Dos Brisas, Washington

Jan 21, 2013 By Jordan Breal

This secluded country escape roughly halfway between Austin and Houston should have a warning posted at its entrance: “Caution: Guests may become incurably spoiled. Stay at your own risk.” Once inside its gates, you’ll wend your way along a narrow road through acres of bucolic farmland, passing organic gardens, pastures…

Where To Stay Now 2012: The Ten Best New (Or Improved!) Texas Hotels

Oct 12, 2012 By Jordan Breal

As a recent study of hotel booking trends pointed out, us Texans prefer to vacation in Texas. Since our last roundup of the state's most notable lodgings was in 2004, I thought it was high time to revisit the subject. So I drafted a list of 44 hotels that have opened or undergone significant renovations in the last 8 years. I then winnowed that list down and booked rooms (anonymously) at 24 properties across the state to determine my favorites. Although my full reviews will be available next week (the November issue goes live on TexasMonthly.com on Wednesday and hits newsstands on Thursday), I wanted to go ahead and share my ten favorites (plus the five that nearly made the cut) . . . .   

The Glorie of Defeet

Oct 31, 2007 By Katy Vine

What Samir Patel learned in five years of not winning the national spelling bee (other than the root words of “eremacausis”).

Naval Gazing

Apr 30, 1997 By Helen Thorpe

As the Navy’s top civilian leader, Texan John Dalton has navigated one scandal after another. He might also be charting a course back home—and to elected office.