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 >>
Former Texas Attorney General Jim Mattox, who died in his sleep Thursday at his home in Dripping Springs, will lie in state today in the Texas House of Representatives chamber of the Texas Capitol; hours are from 3 to 7 p.m. As the Star-Telegram noted over the weekend, "The last dignitary whose body ... More >>
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?
Eight years ago, Kim Sullivan turned to the state for help collecting overdue child support. She's still waiting.
Hey, Mr. Zillionaire Developer, got a big public project you want to sell? Black Dallas has the votes you need--dirt cheap.
Think all politics is local? In the 5th District, think again.
On the Texas coast, the only thing eroding faster than the sand is the state’s Open Beaches Act
Pushy, driven, and fearless, Texas Secretary of State Elton Bomer is Bush's big man on the border. But is he tough enough to cut through the red tape snarling efforts to help the poor people living in the colonias?
Don Crowder was obsessed with being the best--as a lawyer, family man, and friend. So why did he kill himself?
When Dan Morales brokered Texas' $17.3 billion tobacco settlement, he blew away Governor Bush. He also made sure his friends got a few puffs.
Bryant's announcement should give Gramm a real race
Clinton's Austin speech posed a clear-eyed counterpoint to the Million Man March
How the Feds let S&L swindler Clifford Sinclair get away with millions