Sheila Jackson Lee

  • News

    April 25, 2013

    How Medicare Became a Thieves' Bazaar

    In Dallas and across the country, hospitals, doctors and dealers have made Medicare the nation’s sweetest crime. The feds are now trying to shutter the door.

  • News

    February 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    What the Caraway Police Records Reveal: A Fight Over Aprons Led to "Dangerous" Situation Between Husband and Wife

    From Angela Hunt's Flickr accountDwaine Caraway, Sheila Jackson Lee and Barbara Mallory Caraway in Austin in 2006‚ÄčThe same police recording that Mayor Dwaine Caraway fought bitterly to suppress actually makes him sound like a concerned husband -- calm, cool and collected -- trying to protect the g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    Break Like the Wind

    Slate's just posted a piece by the suddenly omnipresent Mimi Swartz headlined "Waiting for Ike: The five stages of hurricane anxiety." Which are, in order: anticipation, shopping, denial, panic and acceptance. To the latter point, Swartz writes from Houston, "It is time to admit that the only thing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    The View from Clinton's Oak Cliff Visit (Now, With Video!)

    Merritt Martin Hillary Clinton in Oak Cliff this morning, with council member Vonciel Jones Hill (far left), U.S. congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (left) and council member Pauline Medrano (right) While thousands waited up, down and around the Reunion Arena parking garage to see Barack Obama Wednes ... More >>

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Enron's End Run

    To make a mess as big as the Enron debacle, you need some friends in high places--Texas Senator Phil Gramm and his wife, for instance