Posts Tagged ‘campaign’
The daughter of longtime local drummer Rockin’ Ron Thompson started an online funding campaign to help her father pay bills as he struggles to overcome a series of strokes. “He at this time is unable to walk,” daughter Li...
Either Patrick or Van de Putte could find their Senate powers reduced.
The lieutenant governor — the “lite guv” — is the second most powerful state official in Texas. Here’s what’s going on in the race for the job, why it’s so powerful, and why that could change. Lt. Gov. David Dewhu...
Old Tarzan at Hip Pocket Theatre was the first play I ever saw — and it blew me away. The story concept was cool: Tarzan has gotten old, the jungle is developed all around him, and he’s coping with a changing world....
The religious right may be getting ready to ditch the Rick Perry they helped create.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry started his campaign with a prayer rally in Houston last August designed to give him a boost with religious evangelicals even before his official announcement. Backers claimed 30,000 of the faithful attend...
Perry’s roundhouse swings are getting wilder.
In trying to pull his presidential campaign out of a nosedive, Gov. Rick Perry is escalating his attack on all things Washington. His latest proposals include making serving in Congress a part-time job, for half the current $17...
But don’t count Goodhair out.
Anita Perry was complaining recently in South Carolina that the other Republican presidential hopefuls are picking on her husband.
Clooney and Gosling team up for this chilly political thriller.
There’s a difference between coolness and coldness. As an actor, George Clooney is cool, and the even-keeled assurance he projects onscreen often informs the movies in which he stars. As a director, he’s cold, and though hi...
In honor of Gov. Rick Perry confirming he’s a presidential candidate after first consulting with George W. Bush, somebody created this new Facebook page.
The group that made its name fighting against the toxic muck spewed from Midlothian cements kilns is now climbing into the ring with natural gas drillers. In this corner: Downwinders At Risk, a nonprofit environmental group tha...
Some townsfolk are accusing mayoral candidate Jim Lane of cattle rustling. They say he lassoed Molly the longhorn, Cowtown’s mascot, and lifted her distinctive outline for his own campaign signs. “Please tell me why your of...