So What's Carole Keeton Strayhorn Doing These Days?

Chris Bell has a new gig: Just moments ago, the Washington, D.C.-based law firm of Patton Boggs announced that the former U.S. Representative and failed Texas gubernatorial candidate has taken a gig in the firm's Dallas office. There, says the release, he will "counsel clients on a wide range of matters related to public policy and lobbying issues, administrative and regulatory matters, and litigation and dispute resolution cases." In other words: Chris Bell knows people.

In semi-related news, one of Bell's opponents in the gubernatorial election, Kinky Friedman, will be at Poor David's Pub on Saturday, raising money at a "bonefit" for the his Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch. The shindig will cost you $40; tix are available here or by calling Poor David's at (214) 565-1295. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., Black Top Gypsy goes on at 8, followed by Friedman at 9. And we're still not quite sure what to make of the shirt above. --Robert Wilonsky

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >