Henry Cisneros

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    At a Meeting of the Mayors, Laura Miller Revisits 14-1 and That Strong Mayor Vote

    ‚ÄčAustin's not a "major city"? Hunh. Tried to drive in Austin in the last 15, 20 years? Traffic seems pretty major. And last I looked, there was some big college there -- that's what my diploma says, anyhow. And something about a state capitol? Look, I dunno. I'm always drunk when I'm in Austin. Or ... More >>

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    February 18, 2008

    Hillary's Other Big Secret: How Texas' Primary System Works

    No word yet on when and where Barack Obama will be appearing Wednesday -- not even his local campaign operatives know anything. And, yes, they too have heard all the rumors that have the Illinois senator appearing mid-morning at a local church, Fair Park or even the American Airlines Center. Ian Kri ... More >>

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    March 4, 2004

    The more things change

    Sharon Boyd visits the land of disenchantment

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    April 25, 2002

    Sweetheart Deal

    How does Virginia McGuire make a profit in the nonprofit business of creating affordable housing? Simple. She pays her husband.

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    March 28, 2002

    Lost Houses

    By my count, somebody may be shorting Judge Buchmeyer 110 low-income houses in West Dallas

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    March 7, 2002

    Selling Ron

    A pro-business black Democrat who appeals to white voters, Ron Kirk is the sport utility vehicle of Senate candidates. But will voters buy him?

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    June 14, 2001

    Living La Vida SIDA

    After his younger brother died of AIDS, Joseluis Partida dedicated his life to warning people about the disease. But the politics of being gay and Hispanic made it tougher than he ever imagined.

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    December 5, 1996

    Losing Faith

    Dallas Area Interfaith wants to give the city's poor and disenfranchised a voice in politics. But all critics see is another grab for power.

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    August 17, 1995