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Superhero Movie
Superhero Movie is a tonally confused spoof, which, for once, doesn't go far enough comedically.
"...Directed by: Craig Mazin. Starring: Drake Bell, Leslie Nielsen, Sara Paxton, Christopher..."

April 4, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Never Enough Time for Ethics
House GOP leadership seems determined to pretend bipartisan reform bill quietly disappearsName(s) of subject
"...30 Republicans and 63 Democrats – including lead sponsors Craig Eiland, D-Galveston, and Todd Smith, R-Euless. It's also unusual..."

April 22, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Targeting the Fat Cats
On Your Ballot: ALLC's Campaign Reform
"...of small contributions -- looks good for grassroots democracy. Craig McDonald, a national organizer for campaign finance issues and..."

Oct. 10, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Compliance
When authority is ceded to a disembodied voice on the other end of a phone line, all bounds of human propriety are lost in this story's fast-food joint.
"...Directed by: Craig Zobel. Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy, Bill..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

PAC by Popular Demand
Critics Say ALLC's Reforms Won't Stem the Tide of Big Money
"...as ALLC member and Texans for Public Justice spokesperson Craig McDonald explains it, is to "put the janitor on..."

Oct. 31, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• What does Texans for Public Justice's Craig McDonald have in common with Mick Jagger and Cindy..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature

Point Austin: A Hill of Beans
Tom DeLay's story is a profile in political corruption
"...the original criminal complaints against DeLay. The other was Craig McDonald of Texans for Public Justice. (Both men testified..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Craddick's Cash
Texans for Public Justice file ethics complaint about former speaker
"...accepted a similar check. Texans for Public Justice Director Craig McDonald explained, "This was no secret: Everyone knew that..."

Oct. 7, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Putting a Lid on Leininger
House members push for limits on millionaire campaign donations
"...statewide offices to have virtual free-for-alls during election cycles. Craig McDonald, executive director of Texans for Public Justice, points..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...to the audit were uncovered by TPJ Executive Director Craig McDonald through the Freedom of Information Act. McDonald said..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature

Point Austin: Clean Is as Clean Does
When you signed that petition, did you get to read the fine print?
"...online posting of "happy hour and luncheon" conversations to Craig McDonald of Texans for Public Justice, one of the..."

March 3, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
GOP attorney says he wants "clarification" of state's campaign finance laws
"...TPJ executive director Craig McDonald happened to be at the trial when Taylor..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Campaign Money Shuffle?
The GOP's capture of the Texas House may have been accomplished with less than scrupulous campaign fund dealings.
"...TPJ Director Craig McDonald believes that TRM's political action committee subsidized its..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Here Come the Judges -- Again: Round Two for Owen, Pickering
Texas progressives mobilize against federal judicial nominees Priscilla Owen and Charles Pickering
"...to urge her defeat on the Senate floor," said Craig McDonald, director of Texans for Public Justice, of the..."

Jan. 17, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Picking Up the TAB
The Travis Co. DA and the courts consider Texas Association of Business money spent during the fall campaign.
"...subpoena demanding billing information and related documents from Chuck McDonald, a public relations consultant who created and produced the..."

March 28, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Lege Lines
The Lege takes a break as controversy remains about transportation funding and the Public Integrity Unit
"...original complaint, written by Texans for Public Justice Director Craig McDonald, stated that Perry "potentially committed one or more..."

July 26, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: A Thanksgiving Miscellany
Picking the bones of Thanksgiving blessings
"...DeLay trial Monday, DeLay attorney Dick DeGuerin denounced TPJ's Craig McDonald (as well as campaign finance expert Fred Lewis)..."

Nov. 26, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Texas Republicans Dodge Criminal Campaign Finance Bullet
Republican Party of Texas cuts deal with Travis County on corporate money charges.
"...complaint triggered the investigation. Texans for Public Justice director Craig McDonald said this case mirrors the way another group..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Point Austin: The Prosecutor and the Pariah
Don't know about you, but I'm beginning to feel sorry for Tom DeLay
"...the grand jury's notebook of infamy. More specifically, asks Craig McDonald of Texans for Public Justice (the campaign watch..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Audit Ugliness
Perry questions Strayhorn's ethics, but watchdogs warn he's in a glass house
"...the governor's office would shatter his glass house," said Craig McDonald, executive director of Texans for Public Justice, whose..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Riding the Late-Money Campaign Train
Last-minute campaign contributions come under fire
"...contribution to Baxter. According to Texans for Public Justice's Craig McDonald, the mystery group incorporated in Nevada and is..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Texans for Public Justice criticizes a longstanding recruitment practice of big law firms -- paying hiring bonuses and other benefits to Supreme Court clerks who agree to join the firms after their clerkships.
"...time we criticize a Republican justice," responded TPJ director Craig McDonald, "they point the finger and say, 'Trial lawyer.'..."

Feb. 9, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

A Walking Contradiction
Exploring the legacy of one of Austin's great, unsung singer-songwriters, Blaze Foley
"...jump into the recording industry. Tobin, along with friend Craig McDonald, teamed up with "Lost John" Casner, Foley's friend..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin.
"...see it on paper, it works pretty well," says Craig McDonald, director of Texans for Public Justice, who personally..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...but not to the Lt. Governor," said TPJ Director Craig McDonald in a press release announcing the complaint. "It's..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature

Perry's Aggressive Defense
Perry stands behind his veto
"...filed a criminal complaint. At the time, TPJ director Craig McDonald said, "Perry has no legal authority to remove..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Plead Ignorance
In the wake of the TRMPAC indictments, the big players are scurrying for cover
"...brazen defiance by the GOP is essentially unprecedented. Commented Craig McDonald of Texans for Public Justice, which filed the..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Tomstown Hits the Fan
Felony indictments handed down in GOP campaign cash scandal
"...cloud over Tom Craddick's speakership just got darker," said Craig McDonald, director of TPJ, which filed the initial complaint..."

Sept. 24, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

The Talk of Tomstown
Major figures in the Tomstown Scandal on the record
"...and Tom DeLay got a new [congressional] map." – Craig McDonald, Texans for Public Justice..."

March 19, 2004 News Feature

Naked City
The campaign cash quagmire soils the speaker
"...office has denied that he "bought" the speaker's seat. Craig McDonald, director of watchdog Texans for Public Justice, pointed..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

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