Jack Craver

Jack Craver is a freelance reporter in Austin. He covers City Council for the Austin Monitor and blogs about local politics at jackcraver.net.
Texas Politics

Meet the Millionaires and Billionaires Behind Ted Cruz, Rick Perry and Jeb Bush

Of the $217 million raised by the top 10 Republican presidential Super PACs, more than $50 million, or 23 percent, came from Texas. Some of them are well-known political donors, such as San Antonio Spurs owner Pete Holt and pipeline baron Kelcy Warren, while others only recently emerged from relative obscurity by writing enormous checks. The vast majority of that money went to three candidates with strong Texas links: Perry, Cruz and Jeb Bush. Here's a who's who of Texas' freedom fighters. Read More