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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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At Capitol, the Sky Is Falling

Chicken Littles Perry, Dewhurst, and Craddick try -- and fail -- to create a scandal to blame on the missing Democrats.

News Feature, Aug. 8, 2003

Albuquerque or Bust!

The Texas Senate Democrats make a stand in New Mexico against congressional redistricting.

News Column, Aug. 8, 2003

After 40 Years of Hard Labor, Joe Gunn Steps Down

The longtime AFL-CIO leader ends a chapter of Texas labor history

News Feature, Aug. 1, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

Threatened with arrest, the Senate Democrats fly to New Mexico.

News Column, Aug. 1, 2003

On the Lege

The Senate stands at ease, and the House steamrolls easily.

News Column, Aug. 1, 2003

Not Quite 'Dead, Dead, Dead' Yet

The Senate plays Chicken over congressional redistricting.

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2003

Killer D Update: The FAA and Exterminatin' DeLay

The FAA issues a shame-faced report about its hunt for the Killer D's.

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2003

Naked City

How did the one-time golden boy cross over to the dark side? Dapper Dan now has four years to find out.

News Feature, Jul. 25, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

The Lege moves to foreclose court access to victims of asbestos exposure.

News Column, Jul. 25, 2003

Endangered Species?

The remaining rural Democrats in the Legislature consider their options -- and fight back.

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2003

Naked City

Headlines

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2003

Naked City

Austin Stories

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2003

Naked City

Beyond City Limits

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2003

Naked City

Happenings

News Feature, Jul. 18, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

Republican Bill Ratliff throws a monkeywrench into his own party's redistricting plans

News Column, Jul. 18, 2003

On the Lege

Issues other than redistricting found space on the guv's special-session plate -- some were even important.

News Column, Jul. 18, 2003

The House Gives DeLay His Map

Republicans push redistricting through, public opinion be damned

News Feature, Jul. 11, 2003

Keystone Kops Hunt Killer D's

The Dept. of Homeland Security barely breaks a sweat investigating its own role in the May manhunt

News Feature, Jul. 11, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

Beneath the partisan rancor over re-redistricting boils a fight over minority rights.

News Column, Jul. 11, 2003

UT's Rebels With a Cause

News Feature, Jul. 4, 2003

The Gavel Comes Down on Redistricting A-Go-Go

The Lege returns, and the gentlemen start their engines.

News Feature, Jul. 4, 2003

Killer D Update

News Feature, Jul. 4, 2003

Naked City

Public Ed: What's Equal?

News Feature, Jul. 4, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

Chapter Two: The Re-Redistricting Hearings Produce Much Heat, Little Light

News Column, Jul. 4, 2003

Fuzzy Budget Math at AISD

The latest proposed Austin ISD budget has new millions in found money

News Feature, Jun. 27, 2003

Redistricting Hard Ball

News Feature, Jun. 27, 2003

Naked City

UT Revives Affirmative Action

News Feature, Jun. 27, 2003

Fun With Carole, Rick, and Greg

The budget standoff provides a snapshot of the new Texas politics.

News Column, Jun. 27, 2003

The Missoula Study

News Feature, Jun. 20, 2003

Judge Rules in Favor of Supercuts in "Off-the-Clock" Case

News Feature, Jun. 20, 2003

Naked City

New Money for AISD Raises

News Feature, Jun. 20, 2003

Naked City

Killer D's: Investigate This!

News Feature, Jun. 20, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

The first 200 bills signed by Gov. Perry are a very mixed bag.

News Column, Jun. 20, 2003

DPS Documents: More Questions About Killer-D Manhunt

The back story of the hunt for the House Democrats gets more and more intriguing.

News Feature, Jun. 13, 2003

Howard Dean Riles 'Em Up

News Feature, Jun. 13, 2003

How Can We Miss Them If They Won't Go Away?

Although the Die is not quite Sine, the buzz is already of a Legislative special session.

News Column, Jun. 13, 2003

Call and Answer

It's been a hard spring of politics in Texas; now it's time to relax with a book.

News Feature, Jun. 6, 2003

On the Lege, One Last Time

News Feature, Jun. 6, 2003

Capitol Chronicle

The Lege battle over ethics covers a multitude of sins -- and hidden agendas.

News Column, Jun. 6, 2003

Getting Sheared by Sager: It's On the (legal) Record

Travis Co. GOP boss Alan Sager gypped his Supercuts workers out of thousands of dollars -- no matter what he says now.

News Feature, May. 30, 2003

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