One month into her tenure as state Republican Party chair, Cathie Adams has caused the party's executive director to resign and took sides in yet another GOP primary race.Despite the length of our cover story on the GOP gubernatorial primary, my discussion with former city council member Donn ... More >>
Sam MertenAfter serving eight years as a city plan commissioner and another eight as a council member representing some of North Dallas's more upscale neighborhoods, 72-year-old Mitchell Rasansky is no longer roaming City Hall when he's most needed. Replaced last month by Ann Margolin because of ter ... More >>
Of all the campaign literature piling up on our mail table at home, the most surprising piece came in a couple days ago from TrinityVote, the folks who want a referendum next fall to take the proposed toll road out of the river park downtown. It wasn’t the top but the bottom that got me. By now, ... More >>
You know who doesn't support the bond election? Guess. C'mon. Guess. My phone lines and e-mail have been burning all morning with messages from North Dallas types not quite able to believe what they found in their mail yesterday. It's a slick, color fold-out piece from District 13 city councilmembe ... More >>
Did Pat Cotton say she would "bury" or "destroy" Mitchell Rasansky? Or did she just suggest she would rub him gently with oils? Smokin' up the grapevine today! Lots of hot gossip. Political consultant Pat Cotton says Dallas Morning News politics writer Gromer Jeffers made up a quote by her in this m ... More >>
It's time to start asking the tough questions
He Hate Me
Where's the Proof? Just a Bad Judge
Sticks and stones
Somebody on the Dallas City Council skipped school the day they taught the U.S. Constitution
Snob Sister, Monster on the Loose, A Sow's Ear
The silence is deafening at City Hall over expanding Love Field, but Jim Schutze has some advice for airport neighbors: Buy earplugs.
The City of Dallas pays consultants millions to write reports. Does anyone read them?
Taxes go up, services come down, and the billionaires stay happy
Isn't it ironic; The poop scoop
During a marathon meeting, Dallas City Council guts a proposed ethics code
Was it a conspiracy or city bungling that let Baby Dolls keep its license? Guess.
The Deep Throat secret of the Trinity River Plan is, "Follow the fill dirt"
Laura Miller says she'd "love" to run for mayor
It was reformers vs. the business-as-usual crowd on Dallas' ethics task force. Somehow the reformers won. Sort of.
Even in these boom times, Dallas is broke, thanks to a city council that has been giving away the store
The official word from the DMN on its arena investment
Will Donna Blumer and Laura Miller ever join the mayor's team? Only if they rent shoes.
Forget Brooklyn -- Dallas' own Trinity River boosters aim to con you out of tax dollars for seven silly bridges
After ignoring a 1979 ordinance guaranteeing pay parity among firefighters and police officers, Dallas may owe as much as $150 million
And it's nowhere near enough to attract a slate of decent city council candidates in southern Dallas
Olympics committee finds Dallas boosters' attitudes toward our city council a little scary
Judge Brenda Prewitt resigns as controversy rattles the Dallas Municipal Court
Quick--someone take a pulse. The Dallas City Council hasn't peeped in months. And John Ware and Ron Kirk are looking awfully well-fed.
Council hopeful Brenda Reyes already leads the pack in controversy
The votes are in, and Donna Blumer lives on
Take your stand--on Donna Blumer's neck if necessary
How Ron Kirk secretly pulled the strings in city's Big 12 deal
Arena process stirs one woman to get involved
North Dallas council members complain they've been disenfranchised
How a lost mail sack, a rubber check, and a bogus letter brought out the worst in City Hall
How strip bars have their way with the Dallas city council
Unlike Big D, Houston thrives on open government
Inside the secret City Hall files: A tale of dupes and deception