Patricia Kilday Hart


Dear President Bush

by | Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 12:00 am CST


Can Tom Craddick fend off his challengers?

One evening a week after the Nov. 4 election, hundreds of Texas power brokers filed into their favorite haunt near the state Capitol, the venerable Austin Club, to welcome newly elected Democratic House members. The post-election event drew veteran lawmakers … Read More


John McCain’s Gramm Gamble

The GOP presidential nominee is relying on the ex-senator who helped bring you the mortgage crisis and Rick Perry.

In the early evening of Friday, December 15, 2000, with Christmas break only hours away, the U.S. Senate rushed to pass an essential, 11,000-page government reauthorization bill. In what one legal textbook would later call “a stunning departure from normal … Read More