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Ardmore Remembered
The Democrats gather at Scholz Garten to celebrate the Ardmore anniversary
"...Tom DeLay," state Democrats celebrated the anniversary of the Ardmore Exodus last week at Scholz Garten. The May 12..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

The House Adjourns to Oklahoma
The House Dems may be losing the legislative wars, but they're finally winning the PR battle.
"...most of them landing at a Holiday Inn in Ardmore, Okla. There they vow to stay until the state..."

May 16, 2003 News Column by Michael King

What Would Dunnam Do?
Advice to Wisconsin from the man that took Dems to Ardmore
"...ex-state rep (and the man behind 2003's flight to Ardmore) Jim Dunnam knows...."

Feb. 23, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Wanted Man
State Rep. Patrick Rose walks a fine line in a swing district
"...colleagues to hightail it to a Holiday Inn in Ardmore, Okla...."

July 18, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Endangered Species?
The remaining rural Democrats in the Legislature consider their options -- and fight back.
"...join the exodus. During the week they spent in Ardmore, the rural Dems were targeted by radio ads and..."

July 18, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

DPS Documents: More Questions About Killer-D Manhunt
The back story of the hunt for the House Democrats gets more and more intriguing.
"...daily time report notes, "En route to and in Ardmore Oklahoma at the request of Colonel Thomas Davis to..."

June 13, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Killer D's Come Home, But the Saga Goes On
The Ardmore walkout reverberates at the Capitol.
"...Texas Heroes.' The 51 had returned by bus from Ardmore, Okla., a couple of hours before, with just enough..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Painting by Numbers
Wherein we recall how we got here ... and contemplate the baleful map-drawing future
"...wish I could go eat at the Denny's in Ardmore, Oklahoma."..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Who You Gonna Call? Dem-Busters!
A U.S. Dept. of Justice report chronicles the 'wacko' attempts to trace and trap the Killer Ds.
"...the "Killer D's" -- during their May flight to Ardmore, Okla. Issued by the DOJ's Office of the Inspector..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines

June 6, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Bob Schneider’s Just Making It Up
Pre-eminent Austin Music Awards winner teases new LP
"...5: Bowery Ballroom (New York, N.Y.) May 6: The Ardmore Music Hall (Ardmore, Pa.) May 8: Brighton Music Hall..."

April 25, 2018 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Day Trips: Tucker Tower, Okla.
Stone castle tower provides spectacular view of Oklahoma's Lake Murray State Park
"...Corps during the Great Depres­sion, the park south of Ardmore and about 30 miles north of the Red River..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Lege Notes
Odds and ends (mostly odds) from the 79th
"...who boarded a bus on May 11, 2003, to Ardmore, Okla., where they holed up in a Holiday Inn..."

May 13, 2005 News Column

Lege Notes
Odds and ends (mostly odds) from the 79th
"...off DeLay – making the Holiday Inn stay in Ardmore all the more delicious. To commemorate that momentous quorum-busting..."

May 6, 2005 News Column

Looking Like Texas
District 51's Eddie Rodriguez represents the future of the state's people and policies
"...office the same day he joined House Democrats in Ardmore, Okla., to thwart congressional redistricting efforts. (Escobar replaced Rep...."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
How much partisan gerrymandering is too much?
"...drama – a mid-decade power grab by Republicans, the Ardmore and Albuquerque exiles of the Killer D's, the defeat..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...Waco Rep. Jim Dunnam noted, "When we went to Ardmore, the first people that trekked up to visit with..."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Killer D Update: The FAA and Exterminatin' DeLay
The FAA issues a shame-faced report about its hunt for the Killer D's.
"...had "traced" Rep. Pete Laney's plane to and from Ardmore, Okla., reporter Pete Slover of the Dallas Morning News..."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

On the Lege, One Last Time
"...by car for 180 miles; others turned up in Ardmore spying on the Dems in advance of the Texas..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Beyond City Limits
"...to sharing the excitement of the four-day retreat to Ardmore, Naishtat will discuss redistricting as an issue and the..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
No Caves, OK?
"...DPS posse could hardly be blamed for allowing the Ardmore 51 to escape to Oklahoma; the fugitives were already..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines
"...speaking from the Killer D Home Office in beautiful Ardmore, Okla...."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Lege Lines: Stretching Toward a Sunset
Don't praise the Senate GOP for working quickly to pass what's needed
"...preventing a repeat of 2003, when Democrats decamped to Ardmore, Okla., to break quorum and kill a gerrymandering effort...."

July 21, 2017 News Column by Mary Tuma

A Legislative Session Just for Dan Patrick
How much can go wrong in 30 days?
"...Democrats famously broke quorum by fleeing the state to Ardmore, Okla. Slamming this special as "a zombie session" designed..."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines
The 83rd session keeps rolling
"...quorum, much as the House caucus hightailed it to Ardmore, Okla., or the Senate Dems headed to Albuquerque, N.M.,..."

July 5, 2013 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Round Three: Will Dems Break Quorum to Stall Abortion Regs Measures?
Dems say all legal options on table to halt bad bills
"...when 53 members of the House took off for Ardmore, Okla., in an attempt to block the mid-decade redistricting..."

July 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Carole's Greatest Hits
When Strayhorn was Rylander on the LRB, she screwed Travis County
"...into law only after quorum-busting trips out-of-state by House (Ardmore, Okla.) and Senate (Albuquerque, N.M.) Dems, followed by two..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Looking for 'Real' Democrats
A report from the endorsement circus
"...that back in 2003, she was one of the Ardmore 51, who broke quorum to try to stop Republican..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

@ Chronic
Texas Republicans hail Hammer in response to AG opinion on powers of House Speaker Craddick
"...Texas voters may remember the Democrats took off to Ardmore, to break quorum over DeLay's redistricting plan. There were..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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