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Election Aftermath
Bathing in Napalm
"...out with guys in gimme caps down at the Texas AFL-CIO. It was his victory party -- he had..."

Nov. 8, 1996 News Feature

Cruz Quits Presidential Race
Inevitable exit after Indiana collapse
"...Sen. Ted Cruz has suspended his campaign for the Republican Party presidential nomination...."

May 3, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Travis GOP Calls DeBeauvoir Incompetent
County clerk argues last-minute call for workers is normal
"...Election Day (Nov. 2). This afternoon, the Travis County Republican Party issued a statement charging that the election worker..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Dems Building Serious War Chests
Who'd a thunk? Democrats are actually outraising Republicans in some hot House races.
"...between July 1 and Sept. 25, Demo­crats outraised their Republican opponents by $1.2 million, outspent them by $400,000, and..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

HD 48: Where's Ben?
Considered the favorite six months ago to capture the House District 48 seat vacated by Todd Baxter, Republican Ben Bentzin has all but disappeared from the playing field
"...when most political campaigns are shifting into high gear, Republican Ben Bentzin – six months ago considered the favorite..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: What the GOP Wants for You
The 2010 Republican Party platform is a real nightmare
"...As we enter the summer doldrums and the rhythm of political life is suspended between the noisy spring primary..."

July 23, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Perry Goes Big-C Conservative
Governor endorses non-Republican in NY-23 Congressional race
"...It's been little secret that the seams of the Republican Party's "big tent" have been getting a..."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Klingler on Republicans in 2010
Where Texas Republicans went wrong, and what it'll take to go right
"...glance, it's been a pretty good election year for Texas Republicans (especially when compared to the national party). Still,..."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...the Chronicle editorial board's endorsements for the March 4 party primaries. Travis County Races County Judge: Sarah Eckhardt..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature

The 'Obamacare' Scare
GOP employs national playbook in Travis County House races
"...Did anyone mention to the Republican Party of Texas that President Barack Obama isn't running..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Taking Politics Back to School
State Board of Ed races highlight educational tensions
"...One only has to sit in the State Board of Education's boardroom and look out the window to see..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Rerun at the D.A. Corral
Republican Shane Phelps challenges Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle for a second time, and seems to be trailing.
"...Phelps sat down for breakfast last month in the Texas Club at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Earle, the Travis County district..."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Morrow vs. Trump vs. the GOP
Travis County GOP rudderless, broke after ousting chair
"..."Nothing interesting ever happens here," the office worker with the oversized iced drink said...."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Extended Q&A With Matthew Dowd
"...AC: From your point of view, where is the nation politically before the election?..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Political action committees spent big bucks in Texas in 2000, and most of it came from businesses.
"...million dollars trying to influence government and elections in Texas during the two-year 2000 election cycle, and most of..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Travis Dems Allege GOP Voter Intimidation Plot
Claim East and SE Austin minorities targeted
"...Claims of voter harassment and intimidation by pro-Republican groups have been..."

Oct. 29, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

CNN Obama-Clinton Debate: The full transcript
Word for word, the whole shebang
"...Posted after the jump is the entire transcript of CNN's Democratic presidential primary debate between Sen. Hillary Clinton..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote(s) of the Week"She can call herself Carole Cougar Mellencamp if..."

June 16, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the state, and beyond
"...the mayor and council, prior to budget-cut deliberations. Write to communityfeedback@cityofaustin.org. Meanwhile, the city's Dollars and $ense initiative has yielded..."

Feb. 6, 2009 News Feature

The Last Don
Bob Bullock: The Crusty Boss of Texas Politics
"...most powerful -- and most feared -- politician in Texas. His longevity, volatile temper, encyclopedic knowledge of state issues,..."

Jan. 31, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Statewide Candidate Filings Trickle In
A slight attendance dip and only a couple of traffic hiccups in event's second year
"...run for lieutenant governor, but she's not the only Texas politico eying statewide office. With filing for the March..."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...week, as the Demo­cratic Nation­al Committee national and state party leadership holds its fall meeting here, Sept. 10-12. In..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature

Privacy and Politics in HD-17
GOP mailer hands out Dem candidate's social security number
"...No one expected that the fight between Republican candidate Tim Kleinschmidt and Democrat Donnie Dippel in the..."

Oct. 29, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Election Notes
"...• Good news for Ron Paul fans: The Libertarian-friendly Republican presidential hopeful from Texas is the party's No. 5..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature

With Endorsements Like These
Democratic senate hopeful gets GOP boost.
"...for John Cornyn's senate seat seem to be the Republican Party Of Texas. In their latest attempt to savage..."

Jan. 22, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Libertarians: DC Dems and GOP "Socialists"
LPT Chair Patrick Dixon slams Republicans (yet again) as not real conservatives
"...For all the the Republican grandstanding about the American Recovery And Reinvestment Act, the..."

Feb. 16, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• A Piece of Austin's African-American History Civic leader Fred McGhee won the..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "This is just one of those things..."

Dec. 24, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Capitol Chronicle
Federal judges denounce gerrymandering, but then leave us with the same old bunch of white guys.
"...T. John Ward in their Nov. 14 opinion regarding Texas Congressional Districts:..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...for leadership changes in the Travis County Democratic and Republican parties. Actually, party members don't cast their votes until..."

Dec. 12, 1997 News Feature

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