Democratic National Committee

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Environmental Groups Wants EPA Investigated Over Dropped Parker County Case

    Greenpeace, the Center for Biological Diversity, and Public Citizen -- along with more than 80 other groups from across the country -- are calling on the EPA Inspector General to investigate the agency's withdrawal from legal action against a company accused of contaminating a water well through its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Dallas State Rep. Stefani Carter, Now a Romney Surrogate, on Why Romney Should Get the Black Vote

    Seems like it was only a month-and-a-half ago that Stefani Carter, the Republican state rep from North Dallas, was just another face in that Mitt Romney campaign piece about how, despite having just been booed during his speech to the NAACP, black people love him. Now, she's a full-fledged surrogate ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    The Barack Obama Show Hits Dallas

    ​Our Sara Kerens was on the Love Field tarmac when President Obama arrived yesterday; revisit that moment via this slide show. Then hop on over to the White House website, where all three of the president's Tuesday speeches are preserved -- not only his Eastfield College American Jobs Act remarks, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Before Mayoral Candidates Make Issue Out of Political Affiliations, a Look at Who's What

    During the 2007 mayoral campaign, former city council member Ed Oakley sent out mailers depicting himself and convicted felon Don Hill as Democrats and Tom Leppert and former Mayor Pro Tem Max Wells as Republicans. Oakley also accepted the endorsement of the Dallas County Democratic Party and printe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    No. 22 Can Also Hand Off Some Political Cash

    Pro Football Hall of Fame​The great Dave Levinthal decamped from the City Hall beat in the spring of '09 for the Center for Responsive Politics, where we find this item of some local interest: Emmitt Smith, freshly minted Pro Football Hall of Famer, is also a generous federal-campaign contributor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Ralph Isenberg Won't Be Talking to the President Tonight After All. Disinvited!

    Mark GrahamRalph Isenberg​That didn't take long: Less than two hours after posting that item about Ralph Isenberg and his intention to speak with President Obama this evening about the case of Saad Nabeel, Isenberg called Unfair Park to say it's off. According to Isenberg, one day after his Saturd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 30, 2008

    Gustav Isn't Screwing Around, and Neither is the City of Dallas

    National Weather Service About an hour ago, city officials gave local media members a tour of the Dallas Convention Center, in which Dallas expects to hold folks fleeing Hurricane Gustav, which is close to reaching Category 5 status as it approaches the Louisiana coastline. Only, the city keeps in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    Get to Know Cappy McGarr!

    Dallas' powerful Democratic fund-raiser Cappy McGarr, at left, with a couple of other dudes Amazing the things you learn on the Interwebs. Like, before I read this Fortune story this morning, I don't know if I'd ever heard the name Cappy McGarr -- sounds like an Irish pirate, y'ask me. But, nope, tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2006

    The Last Word on "Vanilla Face"

    Swear to God, this is the last time we mention Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan on the blog; swearswearswear. But we could not resist this one. You shall see why. Already twice we've told you that "Vanilla Face" is David Davis, the Adolphus Hotel's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    Heir Jordan?

    Darrell Jordan wants to be mayor. And he has the wallet to prove it. Darrell Jordan insists that, at long last, it's his turn to be the mayor. He lost in 1995 to Ron Kirk, but Jordan has always figured he was the right guy in the right place at the wrong time; when Dallas wanted and needed an Africa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2006

    Action Jackson

    Alphonso Jackson, former Dallas Housing Authority chief, came back to town and got himself in trouble. The Dallas Business Journal's May 5 story about U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson's April 28 speech in Dallas is turning into one hell of a piece. Turns out Jackson's "a ... More >>

  • News

    October 6, 2005


    Harriet Miers' conservative views drew threats of an ugly protest in 1989

  • News

    September 29, 2005


    Harriet Miers' conservative views drew threats of an ugly protest in 1989

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    Ms. Spell

    The real reason Maryln Schwartz is out at the DMN? Dunno.

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Bench press

    A pack of well-heeled lawyers calls for the head of mercurial Dallas Judge John Marshall

  • Film

    August 5, 1999

    Decline and fall again

    History's least funny era makes an amusing comeback in Dick

  • News

    April 1, 1999
  • News

    January 1, 1998

    Paper chase

    William Morgan says he's just an innocent document dealer snared in a campaign finance scandal. And if you believe that, he has some old railroad bonds he wants to sell you.

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    U.S. Reprehensible

    Eddie Bernice Johnson has burned through more than 50 staffers during her four years in Congress. She says she's just demanding. They say she's a tyrant.

  • News

    February 1, 1996

    Politics makes strange enemies

    Why Domingo Garcia is running against the father of his godson