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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

The governor calls attention to things he'd rather not be discussed

News Feature, Mar. 12, 2004

Good Enough for Your Kid

The Lege considers the cost of an "adequate" public school education

News Column, Mar. 12, 2004

Nader Does the Texas Two-Step

The newest presidential candidate meets his supporters – and detractors – in Austin

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2004

'It's Time to Give Them Another Jolt'

Ralph Nader stops to chat in Austin

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2004

Naked City

Nobody voted for it, but insta-teacher certification is now the law

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2004

Naked City

John Kerry rolls over John Edwards for the Democratic presidential nomination

News Feature, Mar. 5, 2004

Sharpstown vs. Tomstown

Will "Tomstown" be as big as Sharpstown?

News Column, Mar. 5, 2004

What They Saw at the 69th Lege

The issues facing Texas, then and (still) now

News Feature, Feb. 27, 2004

Naked City

The governor's political, not personal, sleeping arrangements deserve exposure

News Feature, Feb. 27, 2004

Blaming It on Ralph, Again

The real question remains: How do we replace this two-horse scam?

News Column, Feb. 27, 2004

Elsewhere, They Have Congressmen

The congressional landscape, Tom DeLay style

News Feature, Feb. 20, 2004

A Failure of Intelligence

It won't do just to point fingers at Bush for the lies about Iraq

News Column, Feb. 20, 2004

Barrientos on CD 25

Austin's state senator defends his endorsement of Leticia Hinojosa

News Feature, Feb. 13, 2004

The ABBA Beat Goes On

Kerry rolls on, Clark drops out, and Bush gibbers like an idiot

News Feature, Feb. 13, 2004

Naked City

The district has more to do, the board says, but the superintendent gets a good appraisal

News Feature, Feb. 13, 2004

Austin @ Large: Unequal Farce

The 'Statesman' leaps to its own defense … and crashes on takeoff

News Column, Feb. 13, 2004

Naked City

Legislators take dictation from the fair-and-balanced Texas Public Policy Foundation

News Feature, Feb. 6, 2004

Naked City

The new education commissioner has 'chosen' to accept 'school choice'

News Feature, Feb. 6, 2004

Will It Float?

Bring out the slots and dancing girls – the Governor wants excellence!

News Column, Feb. 6, 2004

Naked City

The board adopts a new "compromise" principal-selection process

News Feature, Jan. 30, 2004

Naked City

No end to elections in the west, and Ratliff scolds campaign tactics in the east

News Feature, Jan. 30, 2004

Naked City

Kay fiddles, Baghdad burns, and Dean gets what Bush deserves

News Feature, Jan. 30, 2004

The Democrats, Scrambled

Climb on the roller coaster, the ride has just begun

News Column, Jan. 30, 2004

Here's Your Congress!

The U.S. Supreme Court refusal to stay the new Republican-drafted congressional map formally inaugurates the electoral season

News Feature, Jan. 23, 2004

Naked City

The Supreme Court demands that Texas keep its promise to deliver Medicaid services

News Feature, Jan. 23, 2004

Naked City

State senate districts 1 and 31 are in play before the special session

News Feature, Jan. 23, 2004

Who Pays?

While the economy burns, the Bush administration promotes Mars, moonshine, and marriage

News Column, Jan. 23, 2004

Nuclear Posturing

A glimpse at federal plans to ramp up the nuclear weapons program

News Feature, Jan. 16, 2004

Naked City

The crop of GOP hopefuls for the Austin-to-Houston district thickens

News Feature, Jan. 16, 2004

Naked City

The plaintiffs seek a stay of the new map from the Supreme Court

News Feature, Jan. 16, 2004

Naked City

Under fire from minorities, the school drops its "legacy" admissions program

News Feature, Jan. 16, 2004

Naked City

Interfering with black voting rights -- it's the Lone Star way!

News Feature, Jan. 16, 2004

Dred Scott, Revisited

The federal court decision on re-redistricting opens an old wound in Texas politics

News Column, Jan. 16, 2004

The Judges Rule: Map May Not Be Wise, But It's Legal

The federal judges rule in favor of the Texas congressional map -- even while admitting it may destroy the political hopes of minorities.

News Feature, Jan. 9, 2004

Kucinich: Creating the Voice for Peace

The Ohio congressman's all-star presidential campaign barnstorms through Austin.

News Feature, Jan. 9, 2004

Naked City

Ralph Hall makes the switch, Arlene takes the plunge, and Gus flirts -- again -- with unretirement.

News Feature, Jan. 9, 2004

Naked City

Who'll be shooting whom between now and March 9?

News Feature, Jan. 9, 2004

Naked City

After years of controversy, the feds finally crack down on "herbal speed."

News Feature, Jan. 9, 2004

Can Anybody Here Run This Country?

As the campaign begins in earnest, the Democrats ponder self-destruction

News Column, Jan. 9, 2004

Naked City

A verdict is expected this week in the federal case against the congressional remap

News Feature, Jan. 2, 2004

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