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 >>
Sam MertenGov. Rick Perry said concealed handgun laws have made Texas safer during a campaign stop at McClelland Gun Shop yesterday afternoon while receiving endorsements from the National Rifle Association and the Texas State Rifle Association. He also continued to milk his story about killi ... More >>
Nick DeWolfHard to say when Andy Siegel's going to file his lawsuit against the city of Dallas in which he will claim that the city council called an illegal local option election concerning the sale of beer and wine citywide. He told me last night it should be today; I've also heard tomorrow, de ... More >>
While speaking with one of Mayor Tom Leppert's consultants last month, I asked if Leppert was considering running for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison's seat. At that point, I heard he was contemplating the political leap from a few sources, but the response was something along the lines of: "Right ... More >>
This Texas Jewboy wants to be the next governor of Texas, and if you think he's kidding, the joke may be on you
An aging Buzz finds little to celebrate in the year gone by. What did you expect?
In many contested judicial races, the Republicans are grabbing all the incumbencies they can
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?
Until his overthrow, Bill Price led the Texas anti-abortion movement for 17 years. Was it politics, ego, or something worse that did him in?
Comptroller Carole Keeton Rylander wants to take the state into the 21st century -- and herself into higher office -- with her vision of "e-Texas"
Democratic media whiz Mark McKinnon left partisan politics behind until George W. Bush swept him off his feet
In the Legislature this year, lawmakers may find that it's better to give than receive
Harvey Kronberg, the Avis of Austin political reporters, tries harder with Web gossip