As we mentioned a while back, District 13 city council candidate Ann Margolin appeared to be the heir apparent to Mitchell Rasansky with a long list of notable supporters and a strong résumé. And as the 5 p.m. deadline approaches for candidates and committees to file their finance reports, Margoli ... More >>
Patrick Michels When given the opportunity to explain his actions, Mayor Tom decided to keep his mouth shut.In this week's paper version of Unfair Park, council member Angela Hunt and political consultant Pat Cotton spoke out loud and proud concerning Mayor Tom Leppert's recent command to stop the b ... More >>
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Pat Cotton has hired Dallas lawyer James Murphy to sue The Dallas Morning News and political reporter Gromer Jeffers over quotes Cotton says she never said. On September 6, in a story that appeared in the paper that was republished online, Jeffers quoted Cotton as threatening to "destroy" city counc ... 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 >>
I just checked in with Brooks Love, the city's election manager, who reports he has yet to actually receive Darrell Jordan's campaign finance report, which is due today; when it shows, we'll grab a copy and see who's betting $200,000-plus on the local lawyer, per Pat Cotton's press release this morn ... More >>
At least, that's what Darrell Jordan and his people are saying this morning--probably said it yesterday and gonna say it tomorrow too, only they weren't issuing a press release touting his bulging campaign finance report as proof that he's the "leading candidate in the May 2007 Dallas mayoral electi ... More >>
Lorlee Bartos, well-regarded local political consultant (she managed Harriet Miers' sole political campaign, for a Dallas city council seat), sends this response to this morning's post about Pat Cotton's comments regarding Darrell Jordan's mayoral bid. Bartos and Cotton worked with Jordan when he ra ... More >>
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