Articles by Abby Rapoport
How Do You Memorialize a Mob?
Gainesville, Texas, is a patriotic small town. It's also the site of one of the nation's worst acts of mob violence—a history some citizens would like to forget.
For God’s Sake
Why Iowa evangelicals haven’t flocked to Rick Perry.
In Another Blow to Public Schools, Hochberg Leaving Legislature
Facing major education challenges next session, the House will have a tough time replacing its education expert.
The Brains Behind the Curtain
The intellectual force behind Rick Perry’s most controversial ideas is a little-known think tank with ambitious goals.
The V.I.P. Room
It’s the best of times for Rick Perry’s friends and former staffers, but to what end?
Who’s Sinking Faster: Rick Perry or Dave Carney?
With news of a possible Carney demotion, you have to wonder where he's been this whole time.
Virtual Schools, Virtually Unregulated?
After a technical switch, a virtual school gets around accountability standards