In 2010, Rick Perry and his team rewrote the book on campaign strategy. Fortunately for them, it looks like almost no one noticed.
When people heard that Rick Perry’s 2010 gubernatorial campaign wouldn’t have yard signs, political wonks considered it a form of heresy. Supporters...Read More
InTrade prediction market shows Perry as a frontrunner—which matters even if it's not true.
Despite a whole lot of chatter, Gov. Rick Perry has yet to actually announce that he is running for president. That means he can hardly fundraise at full capaci...Read More
Says establishment Republicans "had a mission to make sure we would never have a large majority again."
Rep. James White, the East Texas freshman and staunch Tea Party Republican, just discovered he will face a primary challenger—in the form of his current colle...Read More
Interested in interning at the Texas Observer? Our interns assist in every part of the magazine process, from on-the-ground reporting to attending our weekly ed...Read More
Monday was a rough day at the Legislature for education advocates trying to protect teacher contracts and assuage the $4 billion cuts to public schools. They lo...Read More
When it comes to easy talking points for education advocates—protecting teacher contracts and assuaging the $4 billion in cuts to public schools—there’...Read More