Dave McNeely

Dave McNeely, former columnist for the Austin American-Statesman, writes a weekly political column for more than two dozen newspapers.

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A Tribute to Molly Ivins

by Dave McNeely | Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 18:52 CST

Who Runs Texas?

A long standing argument is that the lieutenant governor of Texas is more powerful than the governor. It’s that way by design. During the Reconstruction period after the Civil War, Texas had to endure the concentration of power in the … Read More


The Man Who Ran Texas

Excerpts from a new biography of Bob Bullock, one of the most powerful, feared, and unpredictable politicians in Texas history

The following excerpts are from a biography of the late Bob Bullock to be published in February by the University of Texas Press. During a political career that began with a stint in the Texas House of Representatives and ended … Read More