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Michael King

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News Editor Michael King has reported on city and state politics for the Chronicle since 2000. He was educated at Indiana University and Yale, and from 1977 to 1985 taught at UT-Austin. He has been the editor of the Houston Press and The Texas Observer, and has reported and written widely on education, politics, and cultural subjects.

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Naked City

New Web site offers outlet for First Amendment activism

News Feature, Dec. 31, 2004

The True Cost of Empire

The sacrifices of U.S. soldiers represent only an installment on the payments due

News Column, Dec. 24, 2004

The DA Makes a Deal

They stole the Lege – will we get more in return than a sermon?

News Column, Dec. 17, 2004

Findings of Fact

The Dietz decision recounts at length the financial straits of the public schools

News Column, Dec. 10, 2004

Sore Winners

The GOP seems determined to make representative government a game of 'winner-take-all'

News Column, Dec. 3, 2004

DeLay: Ethics, Shmethics

The Bug Man gets a helping hand from the GOP caucus, ethics committee

News Feature, Nov. 26, 2004

The Price of an Education

As the Lege looms, don't bet the house on new money for schools

News Column, Nov. 26, 2004

Wake Us When It's Over

As much as we'd love to believe it, no proof yet of massive presidential vote fraud

News Feature, Nov. 19, 2004

Naked City

Newcomer officially unseats Houston's Heflin – by 21 votes

News Feature, Nov. 12, 2004

Naked City

House Ds tear into Craddick – and then back him for speaker?

News Feature, Nov. 12, 2004

Picking Up the Pieces

Amidst the electoral rubble shine the gems of political opportunity – and human comedy

News Column, Nov. 12, 2004

Has the Bleeding Stopped?

The House races may mark the roots of a Dem revival

News Feature, Nov. 5, 2004

The Siege Continues

No matter who wins the election, Iraqis awaken to occupation, devastation, and slaughter

News Column, Nov. 5, 2004

'Reinventing Government'

A conversation with Louis Dubose about Tom DeLay and 'The Hammer'

News Feature, Oct. 29, 2004

'He's Forked Himself'

Our Full conversation with Louis Dubose about 'The Hammer'

News Feature, Oct. 29, 2004

Congress: The Texas Five, Plus One

Down to the last inning of Tom DeLay's little game

News Feature, Oct. 29, 2004

Kerry Year One

No surprises at the Texas dailies – one good failure deserves another

News Column, Oct. 29, 2004

Across the State

Heflin, Hochberg, Mercer, and Mabry among the incumbents on the bubble

News Feature, Oct. 22, 2004

Texas Family Values

Why don't we protect Texas children? Because we'd rather not spend the money.

News Column, Oct. 22, 2004

From Heaven to the Springs

'Nightswim' moves Barton Springs from history to literature

News Feature, Oct. 15, 2004

Crunching Numbers And Kids at CPS

Has GOP fiscal austerity put children's and seniors' lives on the line?

News Feature, Oct. 15, 2004

Contemptible

Tom DeLay setting new 'salacious' standards in congressional ethics

News Column, Oct. 15, 2004

All in a DeLay's Work

The hits just keep on coming for the ethically challenged Bug Man

News Feature, Oct. 8, 2004

The Global Test

Whatever happens next month, we all have plenty of work to do

News Column, Oct. 8, 2004

TRMPAC Indictments Come Down, 'More Work' Remains

Ronnie Earle and the Travis Co. grand jury announce the initial results of the TRMPAC investigation

News Feature, Oct. 1, 2004

Counting the Felonies

A list of the persons and corporations indicted in the TRMPAC investigation, and the charges against them

News Feature, Oct. 1, 2004

Campaign Reform, On the Air

A new TV ad urges citizens to help 'clean up Texas politics'

News Feature, Oct. 1, 2004

Plead Ignorance

In the wake of the TRMPAC indictments, the big players are scurrying for cover

News Column, Oct. 1, 2004

TRMPAC Indictments Come Down, 'More Work' Remains

Ronnie Earle and the Travis Co. grand jury announce the initial results of the TRMPAC investigation

News Feature, Sep. 24, 2004

Counting the Felonies

A list of the persons and corporations indicted in the TRMPAC investigation, and the charges against them

News Feature, Sep. 24, 2004

Tomstown Hits the Fan

Felony indictments handed down in GOP campaign cash scandal

News Feature, Sep. 24, 2004

Bush Dodges Another Bullet

Dan Rather takes one for the president

News Feature, Sep. 24, 2004

The Challenge of Judge Dietz

School finance decision puts responsibility where it's always been - on all of us

News Column, Sep. 24, 2004

Judge Dietz Finds School Finance System Unconstitutional

Court ruling ends five-week trial with a mandate to Legislature to design a new system

News Feature, Sep. 17, 2004

'The Time to Speak Is Now'

Judge John Dietz on the Texas school finance system and closing the gaps

News Feature, Sep. 17, 2004

Naked City

The comptroller says starting school in August costs Texans many, many mil

News Feature, Sep. 17, 2004

The Hunting of the President

This Friend-of-Bill doc recounts the hard-right campaign to cut short the Clinton presidency.

Film Review, Sep. 17, 2004

SXSW Presents

'Los Trabajadores'

Screens Feature, Sep. 17, 2004

Nader Loses Ballot Fight, Uses F-Word

Nader loses in federal court but vows appeal for Texas ballot

News Feature, Sep. 10, 2004

Naked City

A Chronicle open records request stirs up legal hysteria

News Feature, Sep. 10, 2004

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